Written by Scott Tucci, O.D.
When choosing your frames, you have to consider a lot of things before making your final decision. Color, fit, style, and comfort all come into play. But one thing that may help the most in choosing frames is matching them to best suit the shape of your face. There are six basic facial shapes, so here’s what to look for:
Contact lenses have been used as a safe form of vision correction for years and continue to grow in popularity - and why not? Contacts eliminate any self-consciousness about wearing glasses without sacrificing your eyesight. They also make it easier to be active as they don’t fog up with activity and they won’t fall off or get in your way.
According to a recent nationwide survey done, nearly one of every three drivers on the road (32 percent) say they have difficulty seeing all or most of the time while driving at night.
For 2013 the biggest trends are going to be bold designs, statement frames, and funky colors! The days of shying away from wearing your glasses in public are long gone.
We’re always hearing about Glaucoma and getting tested for it, but what exactly is the disease? Glaucoma is actually a group of eye diseases that gradually steal a person’s sight, with no real indication that anything is even wrong with their vision until it is gone. The most common forms of Glaucoma primarily affect the middle-aged and the elderly, although it is known to plague people of all ages. In fact, Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the world, says the World Health Organization .