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It’s World Sight Day 2016!

Today, October 13, 2016, is World Sight Day. World Sight Day is an annual event that focuses global attention on blindness and vision impairment.1 This day is brought to attention by the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) along with countless businesses and nonprofit organizations who aim to inform and educate the world […]


Our Top Eyewear Trends of 2016

Your glasses are a major part of your personal style, and finding the perfect pair that both expresses you and exudes cool is on every style list. If you still haven’t found your perfect pair, Hakim Optical has you covered with our collection of stylish frames. It’s not too late to jump on board of  […]


Why Do I Need Reading Glasses?

As we age, we start to notice certain changes in our bodies and the way we function, including difficulty in reading at a close proximity. We start holding objects farther and farther away so we can read small type clearly. This condition is called presbyopia, and usually begins to occur around the age of 40 […]


Back to School Glasses = A+ Style!

As the summer comes to an end, back to school shopping is in full swing and your child’s backpack is getting full! It pays off to be prepared – your child will have everything they need to succeed in the school year. But being prepared doesn’t just mean supplies and new clothes, it also involves something […]


Assessing Your Child’s Classroom Vision

People learn in many different ways, especially youth. The majority of children learn the most from what they see, so your child’s classroom vision and how much they learn are intrinsically linked. If your child is experiencing poor eyesight, they’ll likely lose their ability to succeed in their studies. This can impact their capacity to process […]


Adult Vision: How It Changes As You Age

As we begin to age we notice a decline in our physical strength and the way our bodies look. Changes in adult vision become more and more apparent as the decades go by after middle age, and today we’d like to outline some of the changes you’ll begin to notice in your eyesight.


How Glasses Work

It’s easy to take glasses for granted in Canada, there are optical stores around every corner and many companies offer coverage when you purchase a pair. We find that many customers that wear our products still want to know how glasses work. For a long period of time and still in some parts of the […]


Take the Quiz: Lens or No-Lens?

Take the Quiz: Lens or No-Lens? Unfortunately, not all of us are blessed with the ability to wear glasses every day. Some people want the fashionable frames, but can’t use the lenses to back them up. These poor souls are cursed with perfect vision and although they wish to wear stylish frames , they cannot.

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