We just couldn’t resist this one. Cason Watson is seven years old. He lives in McMinnville, Oregon. He plays the piano and goes to school every day like any other kid his age. But Cason is a bit different. He was born with a rare sight disorder called bilateral optic nerve hypoplasia. In short, Cason … Continue reading He Can See Clearly Now
This week, eye care history was made in Washington, D.C. Have you ever had your eyes examined by a professional, then decided to purchase your glasses from another establishment? If so, it was necessary to provide your glasses prescription at your point of purchase. In the past, thousands of people have had difficulty getting the … Continue reading Attention, eye care pros: Provide a prescription, or pay up
You’ve found the perfect pair of glasses. They look absolutely amazing. People are throwing compliments at you from all directions. You know you’re hot. Then one morning, you put them on and notice… They’re scratched. Or bent. Ouch. How did this happen? While some accidents are just unavoidable, there are a few things that you … Continue reading Proper eyewear maintenance: Class is now in session
Americans look at their cell phones an average of 100 times a day. That’s a lot of emojis. There’s more: 30 percent of adults use some kind of digital device for at least nine hours a day, and one in four children focuses their attention on one each day for at least three hours. … Continue reading “Digital Eye Strain”: It’s Not a Rock Band
Are you Eyewear-Resistant? Meaning: do you hesitate to wear glasses or sunnies because you’re concerned the complexity of your prescription might make you look far less fabulous than you actually are? Well, fear not: a new day has arrived. No matter what your prescription, there is a good chance that you, too can shed your contact … Continue reading Modern Lens Technology Eliminates “Eyewear Shyness”
So… summer’s coming. And with it comes more outdoor activities, ranging from sports to picnics to reunions and vacations. All equate to increased exposure to the sun and its ultraviolet effects. Be sure you’re prepared to protect your eyes with lenses that shield them from UV rays. The alternative could lead to serious damage in the … Continue reading Have Fun in the Sun – With the Right Eyewear
Imagine being able to retrieve money from your bank account simply by looking at your ATM machine. Now stop imagining. It’s already happening. Iris recognition is being used in lieu of debit cards at over 1,000 ATM’s of financial institutions in Chicago and Montreal. Larger banks such as Citgroup, Bank of America and J.P. Morgan … Continue reading Iris Recognition Technology: At an ATM near you.