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    Why you Should Wear Sunglasses in the Winter

    Time to WinterEyes Ryan McGowan, Certified Optician We all know of the importance of wearing sunglasses in the summer time but how about in the winter? Did you know winter intensifies UV rays by increasing the amount of light reflected off the ground? All that snow makes the perfect trampoline for UV rays and glare […]

  • Warning Signs of Vision Problems in Children

    Consider that around 80% of learning is visual, and 60% of children with learning difficulties have undiagnosed vision problems. You can bet the two are related. The connection between vision problems and learning disabilities stems from the fact that children often don’t self-report. When they struggle with visual tasks, they may not understand the problem stems […]

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    How to Protect Against Common Sports Eye Injuries

      It’s probably apparent to you that your eyes are one of the most delicate and easily injured parts of your body, and need to be protected. That’s why, whenever you’re outside or engaging in an activity, safety precautions like sunglasses and goggles are a good idea. Sometimes, despite your best efforts, you’ll face eye […]

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    Should I Purchase More than One Pair of Glasses?

    As anyone who wears eyeglasses can tell you, they are an investment. Especially if you have a complicated prescription, you have to be prepared to spend quite a bit of money to get the right eyeglasses for you. Bearing that in mind, do you need multiple pairs of glasses? Depending on your budget and your […]

  • How To Choose The Best Eyeglasses For You By Spindle Eye Care

    How to Choose the best Eyeglasses for You

    Eyeglasses have been around since the 13th century, but they haven’t always been a fashionable accessory. In fact, some people used to dread shopping for eyeglasses because of a fear that they wouldn’t find a pair that was flattering. Today, there are so many eyeglasses from which to choose, it can actually be a daunting […]

  • The Pros and Cons of Transition Lenses

    Transition lenses, or photochromic lenses, are the lenses that darken in the sunlight and lighten in softer light or the dark. These lenses have been around for a decade or more, and they offer the convenience of sunglasses without having to wear them over your prescription glasses or having to constantly switch between the two. […]

  • What to Expect When Getting Glasses for the First Time

    After years of headaches and blurry street signs, you have finally decided to bite the bullet and visit the optometrist. Your eye doctor tells you that prescription glasses are now part of your future. Oh, happy day! Wearing glasses may seem like a major pain, but the difference in your vision is definitely worth it. To make […]

  • What to Expect When Your Child Gets Glasses for the First Time

    A useful guide to get you through the adjustment period Finding out that your child needs glasses can be a little overwhelming. Of course, you want your son or daughter to see clearly, but if you find yourself asking questions like “how in the world am I going to keep those things on my active […]

  • The Importance of Sunglasses

    Top 5 Reasons You Should Wear Sunglasses More Often Maybe your mom nagged you to wear sunglasses as a kid, or your dad always had an extra pair around to make you wear on bike rides, but have you ever wondered: Why do I actually need to wear sunglasses? Aside from their status as a […]

  • Do You Need Reading Glasses?

    A common reason for individuals to visit an eye doctor as they get older is a decrease in their eyes’ ability to read well. With age, the lenses in your eyes can become less flexible, making it more difficult for them to focus on close objects. Watch this video if you’re wondering if you need reading eyeglasses […]