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Current Eyewear Trends for 2023

Eyewear has evolved from being only functional to becoming a fashion statement as well. With each year, new trends emerge, and 2023 is no exception.

How Often Do I Need to Refresh My Eyeglass Prescription?

As an eyeglass wearer, you understand their vital role in enhancing your vision and enriching your daily experiences. Glasses improve your eyesight.

The Process of Getting Glasses From Start to Finish

If you have trouble seeing clearly, you might need glasses. Glasses can improve your vision and make your life easier. But how do you get glasses? What are the steps involved? Here is a look at how to get glasses from start to finish.

How Often Do I Need an Eye Exam?

Regular eye exams are not only about checking your vision; they are an integral part of maintaining your eye health. During an eye exam, an eye care professional will evaluate your eyes for signs of potential eye problems and diseases. Read our blog to find out how often it's necessary to get an eye exam.

Warm Compresses For Dry Eyes Relief

For many individuals, using a warm compress over the eyes can soothe the eyes and help to alleviate symptoms of chronic dry eye. The warm compress helps to soften the oil in the oil glands of the eyelids and allows the oil to be secreted onto the eye. This oil improves the tear film and prevents the eyes from drying out as rapidly.

Golf Glasses Recommendations

As spring and summer approach, those hitting the links may want to evaluate their eyewear before playing their first eighteen. There are golf glasses which can help make golf easier, more enjoyable, and protect your eyes too!

Infant Vision: Color Or Black and White

At birth and immediately after, the infant vision is quite different than that of an adult. Notably, the color vision ability of a baby is limited to only black, white, and grayscale colors. While this will change rapidly as the child develops, in the first weeks and months of life, the color perception is very limited.

The Role of Your Optometrist in Eye Care

An optometrist is considered a primary eye care provider. As part of this role, there may be times that an optometrist referral is needed to another doctor – either another optometrist, an ophthalmologist, or a primary care physician.

How Sunglasses Can Help Keep Your Eyes Healthy

Sunglasses can be very stylish, attractive fashion accessories, but they are also important for maintaining the best eye health possible. Proper sun protection can prevent damage to the eyes and the skin around the eyes.

3 Things To Know About Eye Injections

The thought of having a shot in the eye can be quite frightening. While an eye injection is both scary and usually used as a last treatment option, there are several instances where one or more injections into the eye are needed.

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