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Hoya Recharge Lens Treatment

At Sanibel Eyecare, we strongly recommend Hoya Recharge lens treatment for patients who are either computer users or are school-aged.  The recommendation is based on a number of important factors: Macular damage from HEV light (Smartphone, Tablet, Computer, TV) is an accumulation effect over a lifetime. Similar to UV damage to the skin over time. Children […]

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Smith Optics ChromaPop

Of this year’s new offerings, our best sun lens is Smith Optics’ new ChromaPOP lenses. Smith calls its new ChromaPOP lenses the “most scientifically advanced polarized lens” in the world. The lenses feature an entirely new, proprietary manufacturing process that produces unlaminated polarized lenses. This means the polarization is built into the lens material, rather than requiring […]

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The eye chart

Herman Snellen died January 18th 1908, at the age of 73.  You may not recognize his name, but if you’ve ever gone to the eye doctor, you’ll certainly recognize this Dutch eye doctor namesake creation. It’s the eye chart . . . the one with the big E on the top. The Snellen chart features eleven lines of progressively smaller […]

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HOYA RechARge

Our eyes were designed for us to use as hunters and gatherers. Now we hunt and gather on Google! We are not fully equipped to handle all of the demands placed on our eyes by today’s technological devices. We are a society seeking efficiency and convenience. However the very devices that bring those benefits have a downside, especially […]

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Walmart Brand Contacts

In February 2013, Walmart will launch its own private Equate brand of contact lenses “to give customers even more contact lens options at low prices.” At this point in time we don’t know the parameters of these lenses and will be very interested in finding out who actually manufactures them. We’ll keep you updated when […]

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