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Blue Light

Increased blue light exposure is becoming ever prevalent in our world. According to  The Vision Councils 2015 Digital Eye Strain report, over 90% of adults spend more than two hours a day using digital devices such as smart phones in addition to the exposure they get from computers, TVs, and LED light. 1) Too much […]

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Acuvue Brand Discontinued Contacts

Today, we are sharing with you that we will no longer offer diagnostic lenses for Acuvue Advance Plus Brand Contact Lenses as of August 1, 2014, and we will be discontinuing the sale of lenses across the entire Acuvue Advance Brand Family beginning March 31, 2015. This includes: Acuvue Advance, Acuvue Advance for Astigmatism, and […]

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Why a Form Collecting Race, Ethnicity and Preferred Language Data?

There are recent changes in how you are registered at a hospital. These changes are based on years of research with the goal being improved care for all. It is good to be prepared, so here is a bit of background information. The Institute of Medicine (IOM)’s landmark report“Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities […]

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Distortion-Free Optics

Rimless frames (also called 3-piece or drill-mount frames) are popular for their lightweight and fashionable look.  But every eye care office knows their limitations:  the frames intrude into the optical zone of the lens, holes drilled in to the lenses induce stress and can lead to stress cracking of the lens, mountings come loose, and […]

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Can You See Me Now?

If you notice you’re struggling to read fine print or making adjustments between distances you may have a condition called presbyobia. Don’t worry, it’s not scary and believe it or not everyone will get it eventually! Presbyobia most commonly starts to set in around age 40. That’s when you’d consider getting bifocals or readers. No […]

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