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  • Trifocals…Really?

    All of us have heard about bifocals and their segmented design: a lens split cleanly with a definitive line marking the different prescriptions for farsightedness and close reading. While they get a bad rap, bifocals can be genuinely helpful for most people who need them, and they can be a great solution to those with […]

  • When Should My Child Get Her First Eye Exam?

    As a parent, you want the very best for your children, but more than anything, you want them to be healthy and happy. To this end, you take your baby for regular pediatric check-ups, dental exams, and even specialists, if they’re recommended. But what about her eyes? We know that eye health is important, but […]

  • 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. […]

  • Am I Too Old for LASIK?

    If you’re tired of the hassle of glasses or contact lenses, you’re not alone. Are you considering LASIK corrective surgery? Are you healthy and want to be able to do the things you enjoy—such as golf, fishing, gardening, horseback riding, or painting—without worrying about losing your glasses or your contacts slipping on your eye? If […]

  • All about Bifocal Contact Lenses

    Contact lenses have long been hailed as a more attractive, convenient, and carefree alternative to glasses. But what most people don’t realize is that you can now get contact lenses in bifocal forms that target presbyopia and refractive errors. With different materials and designs, finding the best bifocal contact lens fit is possible. Spindel Eye […]

  • Top 5 Foods for Optimum Eye Health

    What you eat plays a major role in your eye health. Over time, it can actually stave off certain diseases and conditions, such as glaucoma, cataracts, and declining vision due to macular degeneration. Your body thrives from a well-balanced and healthy diet containing a blend of foods that you need. But your eyes especially benefit […]

  • The Importance of Protecting Your Eyes

    By now you’ve probably heard people telling you to wear sunscreen so many times that you’ve become annoyed by it. You know how important it is to protect our skin from the sun’s harmful rays, but did you know that it’s just as important to protect your eyes? Protecting your eyes from the sun is […]

  • Reducing the Strain On Your Eyes

    With so many Americans working in front of a computer screen, computer eye strain has become increasingly common. In fact, studies have shown that 50 to 90% of computer workers experience bothersome visual symptoms including eye strain. Those problems include fatigue, an increase in errors, decreased productivity, red eyes, and more. Read on to learn […]

  • Is Cataract Surgery Right for Me?

    Cataracts are common among adults over 50. By the time you are in your late 70s, there’s almost a 50% chance you’ll have cataracts, and by the time you are 80 that number goes up to more than two thirds. A cataract causes vision loss that can’t be corrected with eyeglasses or contact lenses. This […]

  • Caring for Your Glasses: Keeping Them from Getting Scratched

    With all the methods and products available to clean your glasses, it can be difficult to know exactly what to use and how to clean them. You not only want your glasses to be clean so you can see out of them, you also want to keep them from getting scratched. The key when it […]