Cleaning Your Glasses? Here's How to Do it The Right Way

By Gary Heiting, OD • Cleaning your eyeglasses daily is the best way to keep them looking great and prevent lens scratches and other eyewear damage. But there's a right way — and plenty of wrong ways — when it comes to how to clean glasses. Steps for cleaning your glasses Follow these tips to clean your eyeglass lenses and frames without risk of...
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How Wearing Sunglasses Actually Impacts Your Eyes, According to Science

By Markham Heid • When most people think about sun-related damage, they probably worry about their skin. But the sun’s ultraviolet rays also pose a threat to a person’s eyes. According to a 2014 study funded by the U.S. National Eye Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, UV radiation can damage proteins in the eye’s lens. O...
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More and More Embrace Monovision

By Helene Duhamel • There comes a time in life when a person starts to lose near vision. It's the time when millions of Americans reach for reading glasses. Monovision is a solution more and more are embracing. It is most common with near-sighted content lens wearers, who only wear one contact in the dominant eye and no correction in the othe...
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Anti-Reflective Coating for Eyeglasses - Is it Worth the Money?

By Gary Heiting, OD • Anti-reflective coating (also called "AR coating" or "anti-glare coating") improves vision, reduces eye strain and makes your eyeglasses look more attractive. These benefits are due to the ability of AR coating to virtually eliminate reflections from the front and back surfaces of your eyeglass lenses. With reflections gone...
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