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Design Your Dream Hakims Contest, Terms and Conditions

Contestants must submit their designs by 11:59pm EST on December 13, 2015. Ten finalists will be selected. Five of these said finalists will be selected based on the number of likes, retweets, favourites, shares, and comments on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Another five finalists will be selected by the Hakim Optical Design Team. Submissions must


How to read your eyeglass prescription

Sometimes when you walk out of an eye exam, it feels like you need a prescription to read your prescription. Your eye doctor provides you with a sheet filled with acronyms and numbers that seem like a different language. Luckily, we’ve got the translation from eye doctor to customer so you can understand your prescription


Try Hakim Optical’s Featherlite Unbreakables Lenses

When looking for eyeglasses, most of your time is spent deciding on the frames and how your glasses will look, but rarely is enough thought put into the lenses. As discussed in a prior week’s blog, the lenses are the most important part of your glasses.


Selecting the right lens type

While so much focus is placed on the frames of your glasses, be careful not to overlook their key component, the lenses. Focusing on lenses will provide you with optimal performance. It’s not as simple as just getting the proper prescription; the different types of lenses available can appeal to different lifestyles and ages.


Women’s Style Guide for Spring 2015

Spring is here! The days are longer, your allergies are acting up and you want to enjoy each day to the fullest. But spring brings on a wealth of eye care issues. Your contacts become irritated in allergy season, eyeglasses can get dirtier quicker and everyone has to worry about their new spring styles.


Men’s Style Guide for Spring 2015

Eyeglasses are the perfect complement to any outfit. They can be the wrapping that puts everything together but could just as easily send the wrong message based on what environment you are in. That’s why we have put together our 2015 Spring Style Guides. Here are our men’s picks: