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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 »


Gift Certificates – The Perfect Fit!

Looking for the perfect gift? A Smart Specs gift certificate will be a welcomed change from the average gift cards. When the recipient chooses sunglasses from TOMS, the gift keeps on giving with either a donated pair of eyeglasses or an eye service to a needy individual. Stop by and see our entire collection of… Read More »


November is diabetes awareness month!

Did you know that according to the American Diabetes Association that Diabetes is the leading cause of new cases of blindness among adults? Take this free risk test to see how you score. www.stopdiabetes.com/get-the-facts/risk-test.html Image credit: StopDiabetes.com


Danger danger, ultra violet is everywhere!

You already know that ultra-violet light (UV) is responsible for damage to skin and hair, but did you know that excessive UV exposure is also harmful to your eyes? If you work or play outside for extended periods of time, or live in a high altitude or very sunny climate, you are a prime candidate… Read More »


Possibly Spooky consequences for Halloween Contacts

The Food & Drug Administration wants to educate you on decorative contact lenses. The bottom line is don’t buy from anyone except your trusted eye care provider. So unless your beauty or tobacco shop has a qualified contact lens fitter on premises, back off, because lenses sold in this manner are not legal or safe.… Read More »


Fall into Fashion Color

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] There are people who just elicit envy from those around them. You know the type, people who just seem to naturally choose the perfect outfit and accessories. Their clothes enhance their natural beauty, and they seem to utterly glow within the space they occupy. Something that you may not know is… Read More »


World Sight Day Challenge – Oct 8, 2015

Millions of people worldwide do not have access to eye care or eyeglasses. Optometry Giving Sight targets these populations and provides needed examinations and eyeglasses. October 8th has been selected as the major fundraising day for 2015. Your donations will go toward exams and eyeglasses as well as training for those who will provide services.… Read More »


Back to School Sale!

It’s that time of year again, school supplies and new eyeglasses! We can appreciate all you go through when school is starting up again. To honor our students and their hardworking parents, we are offering 20% off all eyeglasses for students through the end of September. Stop in and see the latest fashions for students… Read More »


FlagStaff: Be true to your school

Show your school spirit, and enter to win $1,000 in school supplies for your favorite school! The Eye & Laser Center of Flagstaff needs your help in supporting local K-12 schools. Parents and educators are often responsible for stocking classrooms with basic school supplies. Inspired by this selfless giving, the Eye & Laser Center presents… Read More »


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