Tag: glasses

  • What is a toric contact lens?

    For individuals with astigmatism, the quest for clear and crisp vision can be a challenge. The irregular curvature of the cornea or lens causes images to appear blurred or distorted. Fortunately, modern optometry has a solution: toric contact lens. These specialized lenses are designed to correct astigmatism, offering a path to visual clarity that was…

  • what is astigmatism

    what is astigmatism

    Astigmatism is a common refractive error that affects how the eye focuses light. It’s caused by an irregular curvature of the cornea or lens, leading to blurred or distorted vision. Astigmatism occurs when the front surface of the eye, the cornea, or the lens has varying curvatures in different meridians. Instead of being perfectly round…

  • Astigmatism to Regular Conversion Chart for Contact Lenses

    Astigmatism to Regular Conversion Chart for Contact Lenses

    This Astigmatism to Regular Conversion Chart for Contact Lenses is for finding the power (spherical value) of a regular contact lens that can provide adequate vision for users with mild astigmatism (+/-0.25 to +/-1.00) and spherical values between -6.00 and +6.00. Recall that usage of regular contact lenses for astigmatic people should be a temporary…

  • What are progressive lenses

    What are progressive lenses

    Progressive lenses, also known as multifocal lenses or no-line bifocals, are eyeglass lenses designed to correct multiple vision problems in a single lens. They are specifically used for individuals who need help with seeing clearly at various distances, including both near and far. Seamless transition between different vision zones Unlike traditional bifocal or trifocal lenses…

  • How to Read Eye Prescription

    How to Read Eye Prescription

    What is the range of spherical cylinder and axis values in an eye glasses or contact prescription? See the highest and lowest values.

  • Is UV protection on glasses worth it

    Is UV protection on glasses worth it

    In our previous post we learned about anti glare lenses and their benefits. In this article we talk about Ultraviolet Ray protection or simply put UV protective lenses on glasses and they are worth it. What is the difference between UV lenses and normal lenses? UV protective lenses are either glass or plastic lenses with…

  • Anti Glare Glasses benefits

    Anti Glare Glasses benefits

    In this article we talk about anti glare lenses for glasses, explain the benefits, and whether we need them in our lives. You are buying a new pair of glasses for yourself, when suddenly the optician asks you “Would you like anti-glare lenses?”. And you go “What?”. And then they say something you don’t quite…

  • Oversized Rimless Glasses

    Oversized Rimless Glasses

    We designed a pair of glasses like no other. These are large, oversized, rimless glasses. You may have seen oversized sunglasses before, and large prescription glasses, but never have you seen rimless or frameless glasses with overly large lenses. They have a retro yet sophisticated look to them. And while the frame itself is discrete,…