May is Vision Health Month

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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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4 Signs You Might Need Glasses

An eye exam is the only way to determine if your vision needs to be corrected with glasses or contacts. However, if you start to notice a change in your vision — and are experiencing the following symptoms — you should book an eye appointment as soon as possible, as it’s likely you’ll need glasses.

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How Screen Time is Affecting Children’s Eye Health

Recently, there have been reports all over the Canadian news outlining doctor recommendations on the amount of screen time children should have. Many experts advise limiting the time kids spend staring at screens, citing physical, health and emotional concerns. We’d like to add another reason—your children’s future eye health.

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