The most popular frame materials include: Acetate/Zyl: These are different versions of a plastic frame material. Titanium: This metal alloy is very strong, yet lightweight, and is oftentimes hypoallergenic. Monel: This is a mixture of a broad range of metals that is malleable and corrosion-resistant. Flexon: This is a titanium-based alloy – also called a […]
When choosing a new pair of glasses, most people think about the frames first. They are usually considering the color, style, comfort, and shape. Knowing the features of a frame and what styles work with your face shape can help in selecting the perfect pair.
If your eyecare provider has informed you that you need glasses, if your existing prescription has changed, or you just feel like it is time for a change and different look with new glasses, then you are about to embark on the path to buying glasses. Finding glasses can be a fun, personalized experience that […]
Breakthroughs in lens design and technology have transformed the eyeglass industry, improving the science of vision correction and introducing a world of new options for thinner, lighter, and more aesthetically pleasing lenses. Single-vision lenses, which have the same prescription throughout, are most commonly prescribed for people with nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism conditions. Multi-focal lenses, which […]
Refractive errors are the most common vision disorders and can be corrected easily by wearing eyeglasses or contact lenses or sometimes through refractive surgery. When a refractive error is present, light entering the eye is not focused, resulting in a blurry image. The four most common refractive errors are: