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.
Do you frequently use a computer for work, school or otherwise? Perhaps computer glasses are the right choice for keeping your vision crystal clear. Our computer screens generally sit about 20-27 inches away from our faces – which is much closer than the distances we see when we’re driving, but further than book-reading distance. Prescription … Continue reading Computer Glasses: More of a deal than you think
Today, we’d like to encourage you to be bold. Daring. When you try on your next potential pair of frames, don’t be shy about stepping a bit outside of the familiar. Why? Because while old-faithful, comfort-zone designs and colors may have served you well in the past, there is a vast new palate of eyewear … Continue reading Go Bold With Your Eyewear Choice
40,000 eye injuries each year are sports-related. Fast-moving objects like balls, racquets, and even hands and elbows, can cause great damage that could be avoided altogether with the use of protective eyewear. Regardless of whether you have an eye prescription or already wear contact lenses, if you play sports, are involved in high-impact activities, or … Continue reading Protect your eyes, fashionably.
At Charlotte Jones Opticians, we really enjoy helping you choose fun, fashionable frames that make a bold statement, enhance your appearance, and bring out your true personality. But it’s also important to focus on the reason you’re seeking eyewear in the first place – which in most cases, is visual correction and/or protection. For this … Continue reading Your lenses: More than meets the eyewear
Guess what? It’s ‘National Save Your Vision’ month. Celebrate by doing something good for your eyes. One fantastic idea is to get a comprehensive eye exam. It may seem that your vision is fine, but there’s only one way to know for sure. The eye is an extremely complex organ and many of its afflictions, … Continue reading Don’t Forget Your Eye Exam