The last time you were at the eye doctor, you may have noticed that your doctor recommended a specific lens to fit your prescription and only clued in the optician or sales assistant. With the Internet making shopping easier, many… Read moreHow to Pick Out the Right Eyeglass Lenses for You
The last time you visited your eye doctor, did he or she explain your prescription to you? What about the type of vision correction you need? Were you given any kind of suggestion for what kind of lenses would work… Read moreUnderstanding Eyeglasses and Lenses
Many people assume that wearing eyeglasses is a no-brainer! When your prescription changes or you switch to a new lens, questions start popping up! It’s common for newcomers to eyewear to ask their eye doctor a handful of questions when… Read moreTop 4 Questions and Answers About Eyeglasses and Lenses
If you wear eyeglasses on a regular basis, chances are the lenses have received a fair share of scratches. Special coatings can help make lenses scratch resistant, but accidents still happen. If your eyeglass lenses are scratched, try a few… Read moreHow Can I Fill a Scratch on My Eyeglass Lenses?
Many optical shops charge a large fee for installing or removing the frames of glasses. If you prefer to switch the frames of two pairs of glasses yourself, you can perform the procedure with only an eyeglass repair kit. To… Read moreHow to Switch Eyeglass Lenses & Frames
The measurement for eyeglass lenses largely depends on the size and shape of the frame. When trying to decide on an eyeglass frame, you should keep in mind the style of other things you wear, such as your clothes and… Read moreHow to Measure for Eyeglass Lenses
Due to pressure put on the lens, sometimes one may accidentally pop out of the frame. With our busy lives, it can be difficult to find time to take it to our local optometrist’s office to have it repaired: So… Read moreHow to Repair Eyeglass Lenses
One of the worst things you can do is clean your glasses with your shirt. I’m certainly guilty of this myself. Basically what you’re doing is taking anything that’s on your lenses and grinding it into your lenses. If you… Read moreHow to Clean Your Eyeglass Lenses: All materials including coatings
Choosing the right eyeglass frame is important for your prescription, but also for your appearance. There are certain things to keep in mind when selecting a frame to hide the thickness of your eyeglass lenses.
Shopping for eyeglasses can be a time-consuming process complicated by the strange series of three numbers found on the frame temple (50-18-130, for example). The first number represents lens size, and understanding it completely can make your choice easier.
Eyeglass prescriptions normally expire after two years, and most eyeglass manufacturers will not replace eyeglass lenses without a prescription less than two years old. The standard is two years for eyeglasses and one year for contact lenses. The time may… Read moreHow do I Replace Eyeglass Lenses Without Perscription or Exam?
Prescription errors, scratches, accidental drops or other mishaps can abruptly shorten the life of your eyeglasses. The lens may be covered by a limited time warranty offered by your eye care facility. Quickly addressing the issue and replacing your lens… Read moreHow to Replace One Eyeglass Lens Only
Astigmatism is a common vision disorder that may result in blurred vision if left untreated. This vision disorder occurs when the cornea is not a perfect sphere. An astigmatic cornea is often described as being more “football shaped” or “egg… Read moreHow to Avoid Problems With Astigmatism and Lenses