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New Virtual Eyeglass Shop

Visit our new virtual eyeglass shop where you can select one of the models or upload your own image to try on fashionable frames and sunglasses. Find one you love? Buy it online and have it delivered to your door. Need them adjusted later? Stop in to our brick-and-mortar shop for a free cleaning and… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 2 2016
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Kale Reduces Risks of Developing Glaucoma

New research suggests a relationship between eating kale and a reduced risk of developing open-angle glaucoma. A study published by JAMA Ophthalmology found that people who ate around 240mg of nitrates from leafy greens every day were less likely to suffer from open-angle glaucoma by as much as 30%.   Read more at https://www.aop.org.uk/ot/science-and-vision/research/2016/01/21/reducing-risk-of-open-angle-glaucoma-with-leafy-greens?platform=hootsuite. Image… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 13 2016
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Avoiding driving at night? June is Cataract Awareness month

If you’re finding that you avoid night driving, or if glare is getting particularly annoying, you may be experiencing the development of cataracts. Your natural lenses within the eye become harder and less transparent with age, which is perfectly normal. A simple surgical procedure can be done to remove the aging lens and a replacement,… Read More »


2016 Spring Sunglass sale!

Our sunglass sale runs the entire month of April! If you’ve been waiting for the perfect time for a cool pair of shades, prescription or non, now is your time. All sunglasses will be 20% off. Stop in today for the best selection! Preview some of our sunglass styles here:  You Need Sunglasses 2016 *Video… Read More »



Hugo boss in ultra-light optyl

Meet our most distinguished frame from Hugo Boss–the model 728. Lightly textured and made from Optyl®, this super strong frame is comfortable and classy. What makes Optyl® so different? This super lightweight material has a memory that will hold your frame in shape. Because it is made from a thermal memory plastic, the finish is… Read More »


The secret to ultra-clean eyeglass lenses

If you’re tired of looking through a hazy film that used to be your sparkling, clear eyeglass lenses, you’re not alone. Today’s lenses, though often scratch-coated, are susceptible to minute cleaning scratches that build up over time and obstruct your view. Rinsing your lenses under very warm tap water prior to cleaning is always best.… Read More »


Avoid snow blindness

Overexposure to the sun’s damaging ultra-violet (UV) rays can result in blindness caused by temporary damage to the cornea, which is similar to a sunburn. This condition, also known as photokeratitis, can be caused in regular sunny conditions, not only where it’s snowy. Snow can reflect up to 80% of the damaging light, but other… Read More »


Do you have glaucoma? Only half of those who have it, know!

In the U.S. nearly 3 million people more than 40 years old have glaucoma. By the year 2030 the National Eye Institute estimates those numbers to rise more than 50%. Only have half of those people realize they have this dreaded disease. Glaucoma slowly damages the optic nerve from pressure buildup inside the eye. The… Read More »


New Smith Designs

For our discerning customers who love the Smith Optics ophthalmic line of metals and handmade acetates, we introduce fresh designs for the season. Featured here is the blue crystal Maddox, a smart and vibrant addition to our collection. Built for a smaller, more angular face, this rounder shape is the hit of the New Year!… Read More »


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