Toric and Multifocal Lenses: What Are the Differences?

Suffering from astigmatism? In need of correction for multiple distances? Toric and multifocal lenses may be the answer. But what are the differences? Let’s find out together. What are toric lenses? Toric lenses correct for astigmatism. With astigmatism, eyes resemble a rugby football rather than a soccer ball. Astigmatism, in…

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Glaucoma and Diabetes: What You Need to Know

Life with diabetes complicates things. And, unfortunately, it puts us at risk for further serious conditions. For the eyes, diabetes increases the likelihood of developing complications such as diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma. Wondering what glaucoma and diabetes could mean for you? Here’s what you need to know. What is Glaucoma?…

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Caring for Contact Lenses: The Dos and Don’ts

We all like to start out fresh in the New Year! For some of us, that means switching from glasses to contacts. If you’re new to them—or you’re looking for a helpful refresher—follow this guide to caring for contact lenses. DO: Replace Your Contacts as Directed Always follow the directed…

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Diabetic Eye Exams: Why They’re Critical

When you have diabetes, you don’t just need to remain vigilant about your blood sugar levels. You also need to carefully monitor your eye health and attend yearly eye exams. In fact, diabetic eye exams are critical—and they can help you best take care of your vision. Never had one…

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Looking Forward to 2020: The Truth About 20/20 Vision

We still have a couple weeks left in 2019, but we’re looking forward to the arrival of not only a new year, but a new decade. Now, we’re here to teach you the truth about 20/20 vision. Walk into the New Year with open eyes—and hopefully even better sight too!…

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7 Ways to Give the Gift of Good Vision This Holiday Season

It’s hard to make fun, festive memories if you—or a loved one—are having trouble seeing. Fortunately, there’s a solution—and it can help you cross a few gifts off of the shopping list too! This holiday season, try out these ways to give the gift of good vision. Schedule an Eye…

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8 Reasons to Be Thankful for Eye Care

During Thanksgiving, many people share one thing they’re grateful for before digging into a delicious turkey dinner. For us, there’s nothing we appreciate more than healthy eyes. In fact, here are some of the endless reasons to be thankful for eye care. Feel free to use them when it’s your…

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7 FAQs About FSA Benefits

At the end of the year, you may still have FSA benefits left over—ones that you should plan to use before they expire. If you’ve been putting off taking advantage of them—or you are wondering about some FAQs about FSA benefits—now is the time to get the ball rolling. Even…

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Looking Forward to Halloween: 9 Costume Ideas with Glasses

Sweets, spider webs, and specters—oh my! Halloween is quickly approaching, which means you need to get your costume in order. Instead of wearing the same old ghost sheets, vampire fangs, or witch’s hat, shake up your Halloween routine by donning some spectacles and role-playing as your favorite glasses-wearing ghoul or…

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Online Eye Tests: What You Need to Know

Nowadays, everything is online. From shopping to schooling, online is what’s happening (or should we say app-ening?). So much so that even medical diagnoses have made it to the digital sphere. WebMD and other medical portals provide information about an array of conditions at the click of a button. And…

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