Use Prescription Ski Goggles this Winter

Far too many skiers and snowboarders are unaware that you can buy prescription ski goggles, affording you protection from the snow, ice and cold without sacrificing your vision. Instead of trying to fit a pair of goggles over glasses or flying down the hill without any type of vision correction, head over to your closest

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Best Eyeglasses to Complement Face Shape

You have a number of choices when it comes to picking eyeglasses: colour, material and frame shape. For some people, it can be overwhelming to try and find the best frames because there are so many choices. Often, it’s best to start with frames that complement your face shape as they’ll likely be the most

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Back to School Sale – Give the Gift of Good Vision

School will begin in just a few short weeks and many people are scrambling to get everything ready before the first bell rings. It’s important to ensure kids are ready to learn and have all the proper resources to succeed in their studies—including eyewear. Hakim Optical knows the importance of having glasses to see and

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Tips for Adjusting to a New Prescription or Glasses

There’s definitely an adjustment period when prescribed corrective eyewear for the first time. It can take some time to get used to the crisp, clear world and to just become comfortable with wearing glasses. Sometimes, people overlook the importance of adjustment for long-time glass wearers when they update their prescription or change frames or lenses.

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May is Vision Health Month

Unfortunately, one in seven Canadians will develop a serious eye disease in their lifetime, but the good news is that 75% of vision loss can be prevented or treated.1 Vision Health Month is observed in May to educate Canadians on the importance of vision health to help prevent eye disease and eliminate avoidable sight loss.

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The Proper Way to Clean Glasses

Eyeglasses are a financial investment and it’s important to take proper care of them. Unfortunately, many people don’t take the time to clean glasses properly—opting instead to use the sleeve of a shirt or any nearby cloth. In order to keep your glasses scratch-free, follow our eyeglass cleaning tips!

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Late Night Studying? Reduce Eye Strain with these Tips!

Late night studying and last minute assignments can keep students working late into the night. In addition to cutting into precious sleep time, these late nights can also affect vision and eyesight. Help reduce eye strain during late night study sessions with these tips!

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Perfect New Year’s Eve Glasses

NYE is all about glamour and glitz. Whether you’re heading out to the swankiest party in town or celebrating with friends at home—everyone wants to get a little bit dressed up to ring in the new year. Instead of wearing cheesy, novelty glasses, why not elevate your wardrobe with some of our New Year’s Eve

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Are Your Employees Preferred Corporate Discount (PCD) Members?

Did you know that Hakim Optical offers a Preferred Corporate Discount (PCD) and that your employees could save over $100 when shopping our designer frames? In addition, employees can use the PCD discounts in conjunction with any extended vision health benefits. Find out why thousands of PCD members choose Hakim Optical for all their high

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