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Vision Correction

  • Vision Correction: Anti-Reflective (AR) Lens Coatings

    Wearers of prescription glasses and sunglasses commonly encounter glare and annoying reflections caused by light bouncing off their lenses. This glare makes it more difficult to see, especially at night. Anti-reflective lenses reduce these reflections allowing more light to pass through to your eyes. Anti-reflective (AR) lenses have a very hard thin film that is […]

    Continue Reading January 13, 2015

  • Vision Correction: Low Vision Therapy

    Low Vision is a partial loss of vision that is not adequately correctable with glasses, contact lenses, medications or surgery. Common causes of low vision include: Macular Degeneration Diabetic Retinopathy Inherited Retinal Degenerative Diseases Glaucoma Optic Nerve Atrophy Low Vision therapy typically includes evaluation of visual abilities, prescription of low vision devices and training in […]

    Continue Reading January 13, 2015

  • Vision Correction: Lens Choices

    Design, material and treatments are the three components that make up a pair of prescription lenses. It is important to select the right combination of these elements for your particular visual needs and to always consult your eye care professional. Single Vision — Contains either a single near or far vision prescription, depending on whether you are […]

    Continue Reading November 13, 2014

  • How to Tell if Your Child is Ready for Contact Lenses

    Contact lenses can be a “life changing” experience for young people. As they grow older and become more responsible, it may be worth considering contact lenses for your adolescent. Consider the following benefits: Contact lenses can be an incentive for your child to participate in athletics, since some sport-related injuries can be caused while wearing […]

    Continue Reading March 16, 2014

  • Vision Correction: Corneal Reshaping (Orthokeratology)

    Orthokeratology (Ortho-k) is a procedure for correcting myopia (nearsightedness) and mild astigmatism by gently and temporarily reshaping the cornea with special contact lenses. When successful, patients can experience clear vision during the day without contact lenses or eyeglasses. The Ortho-k treatment is performed by a specially trained eye doctor. Treatment begins with a special instrument […]

    Continue Reading March 6, 2014

  • Vision Correction: Finding the Right Frames

    Design, material and treatments are the three components that make up a pair of prescription lenses. It is important to select the right combination of these elements for your particular visual needs and to always consult your eye care professional. SIZE — Your eye care professional is focused on frame requirements for your prescription lenses […]

    Continue Reading February 27, 2014

  • Vision Correction: Sunwear Lens Options

    With a wide variety of lens options available, you can customize your sun lenses to meet your visual, protection, performance and comfort needs. With sunwear, you can mix and match the following lens options to create functional and fashionable sunwear. Polarized lenses are the best for eliminating glare and come in several different colors and […]

    Continue Reading February 6, 2014

  • Vision Correction: Contact Lenses

    There are a number of reasons why you might prefer contact lenses to standard eyewear: a glasses-free look, hassle-free vision correction, wearing non-prescription sunwear and goggles and the convenience of never having to worry about misplacing your glasses. If you have a high prescription or astigmatism, contact lenses may provide improved vision. Today, you can […]

    Continue Reading January 30, 2014

  • Vision Correction: LASIK

    “Laser–Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis” surgery–abbreviated LASIK— uses a laser beam to physically reshape the cornea. The cornea is the clear, dome shaped cover over the outer part of your eye that helps to focus light and create an image on the retina. The cornea works in much the same way that the lens of a […]

    Continue Reading January 24, 2014