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The Perfect Situations to Wear Glasses

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According to The Vision Council, 61 percent of the U.S. population is reported to wear eyeglasses, contact lenses, or other means of vision correction. When it comes to glasses, we are seeing a shift in trends, as more people are opting to embrace wearing spectacles rather than hide behind them. Whether you are someone who needs to wear glasses all…

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Why UV Protection is Important

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It is easy to forget just how damaging the sun can be. Sure, most of us thrive in the sunshine, feeling rejuvenated and warmed by the rays. And while there is a lot of talk out there regarding how dangerous the sun can be to our skin, our eyes are often negated. The fact of the matter is that the…

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Top Brands for Glasses Right Now  

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Recent studies suggest that 6 out of 10 people, or over 61 percent of the population, wear eyeglasses. According to the Visual Council of America, an estimated 75 percent of adults use some sort of vision correction. This is a huge number that shows just what a big industry prescription eyewear is. Women are more likely to wear glasses than…

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How to Protect Your Eyes as a Coder or Programmer 

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As professions such as coding and programming continue to gain popularity, it is important these individuals take the appropriate steps to protect their eyes. We’ve talked at length about the dangers of digital eye strain, and no one knows this better than programmers and coders. For those that love technology, finding ways to avoid eyestrain and protect your eyes is…

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Why You Shouldn’t Rely on an Online Eye Exam

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Taking care of your eye health should be a priority in an individual’s life. Making sure that if your vision is declining that you are equipped with the right corrective lenses necessary to treat your poor vision is crucial. The most traditional way of doing this is, of course, visiting your eye doctor and receiving an eye exam. However, with…

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Why You Shouldn’t Buy Cheap Glasses

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No one likes spending more money than they have to. Oftentimes, consumers look for discounts, coupons, and the best deals to avoid paying regular price for any product. This is completely understandable. Why pay more when there is a chance to pay less? Even though we all want to save a buck or two, we shouldn’t go looking for the…

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How to Maintain Good Vision When You’re Over 60

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It’s no secret that as the older you get, the greater the risk of losing your eyesight becomes. Many are forced to wear contacts and glasses to improve their eyesight but caring for your vision goes far beyond just corrective lenses. Even though age plays a factor in vision loss, you can still take the necessary steps to ensure that…

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How to Deal with Vision Loss

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Losing one’s vision can be a devastating and frustrating moment in a person’s life. They begin to realize how many activities and small tasks require their vision. Conditions including glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinitis pigmentosa, among others can cause people to slowly lose their eyesight. When it begins to happen to you or a loved one, a whole host…

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How to Care for Your Glasses and Make Them Last

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Investing in a pair of prescription eyeglasses is a big decision. Depending on the type of lenses and frames you get, you may wind up spending a pretty penny. This is why it is so important that you understand how to properly care for your glasses. It’s safe to say you don’t want to deal with having to buy a…

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Tips to Get Over Contact Lens Fears

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An impressive 36 million people in the United States wear contact lenses. While this is undoubtedly a large number, you may be surprised to hear that many of these millions were apprehensive, to say the least, about inserting a foreign object into their eye the first time. Although contact lenses are very safe, many people refuse to wear them out…