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Frameless Eyeglasses: Why Consider Rimless Glasses

Rimless glasses come without any frame leaving their lenses exposed. They are best for people looking for a minimalist design and offer a wider field of view. They are also lightweight and comfortable, among other benefits. The rimless glasses come in different styles suiting varying facial features and preferences. For the best shopping experience, you […]

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How and Where to Get Replacement Prescription Lenses

It was not that long ago that when you needed new prescription lenses, you had to order all new glasses. Not anymore. You can order replacement prescription lenses for your existing frames. Ordering is easy, but you have to know where to go to get your new replacement lenses. Where to Get Replacements Prescription Lenses […]

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Cost of Prescription Glasses

You must have an updated prescription from an eye doctor before you can buy new glasses. The cost of prescription glasses depends on where you choose to buy your glasses, your insurance coverage and the frames, lenses and add-ons you select. Prices can range from $100 to $1,000 or more. Getting New Prescription Glasses According […]

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What Strength Reading Glasses Do I Need?

Reading glasses come in all sizes, styles and strengths. You can buy them in almost any drug store, grocery store or department store. To calculate how powerful you need your reading glasses to be, you should know definitively how poor — or how strong — your near vision is. See an eye doctor for an […]

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How to Choose the Best Sunglasses for the Snow

Sunglasses are an important piece of personal equipment when you are in a snow environment. They make vision better and easier on your eyes by fighting glare and elements in the outdoors. Learn tips to picking out the best sunglasses to wear in the snow.  Why Wear Sunglasses in the Snow The easiest explanation for […]

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How to Choose the Best Glasses for Your Face Shape

Different types of glasses better complement certain face shapes. Research shows facial geometry generally factors into the way we perceive beauty. While the way we perceive beauty has a cultural component, it is broadly true that certain shapes appeal to the eye in different ways. By extension, how we accentuate our faces, such as with […]

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Trifocal Glasses

Trifocal glasses solve vision issues for someone who has difficulty with up-close vision as well as with seeing clearly at intermediate and faraway distances. The lenses have two lines in them to separate the three fields of focus. Most glasses correct only one field, and bifocals help with two fields. Someone who needs trifocals to […]

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Best Protective Eyewear for Work, Sports and More

The best protective eyewear for work, sports and other activities can vary by the kind of work you do and the kind of protection you need. Glasses and goggles can have prescription lenses or non-prescription lenses. Face shields are also an option. Look for eyewear that is lightweight and comfortable to wear. You can also […]

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Computer & Blue Light-Blocking Glasses: How They Work, Best Brands and Where to Buy

Early studies show that blue light-blocking glasses have a positive effect for wearers who have concerns about their eyes because they spend so much time using digital devices like laptops, tablets, and smart phones. The computer glasses are designed to help stave off eyestrain, blurred vision, double vision, and dry eyes. There are a variety […]

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Anti-Glare Glasses: Benefits, Costs, Best Brands and More

Anti-glare eyeglasses work by filtering out excess light before it gets to the eyes of the glasses-wearer. An anti-reflective coating is applied to the lenses. The coating makes the lenses more prone to nicks and scratches, necessitating special handling and care. Costs run from $20 to $100, depending on manufacturer and the type of anti-reflective […]

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How to Clean Glasses Properly

Your eyeglasses are subjected to a range of elements every day. Because of that, it is important to clean them regularly. Cleaning your glasses helps prevent permanent lens damage, improves visibility and reduces eyestrain. There are right ways and wrong ways to clean your glasses. Here is step-by-step guide on how to clean them and […]

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Ultraviolet (UV) Protection: What to Know and How to Choose

Protection from ultraviolet (UV) rays is considered a basic health care strategy for the eyes. UV rays are a type of radiation emitted by the sun, and chronic exposure to these rays endangers your vision and the health of your eyes. Extensive research links UV exposure to eye-related complications like cataracts, retinal tissue damage, corneal […]