How Technology Affects Vision

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How Technology Affects Vision

It seems like we’re all spending more time in front of digital devices. Whether it’s working on a computer at work or school, using a smartphone to stay connected with family and friends, or relaxing after a long day in front of the television, it’s estimated that Canadians spend an average of 11 hours per

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Why Children Need Regular Eye Exams

Everyone should be getting regular eye exams, but it’s extremely important for parents to schedule eye exams for children at the beginning of the school year. Vision usually doesn’t stabilize until about the age of 20, so even if your child had an exam last year, it could have changed.

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Use Vision Benefits Before they Expire

If you have vision benefits, make sure to use them before they expire at the end of the year. While every policy is different, most plans include an eye exam every two years and money for eyewear every 12 or 24 months.

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Best Place to Buy High-Quality Glasses

When it comes to purchasing lenses and frames, consumers have a lot of choices; however, not every outlet offers high-quality glasses. For the sake of your vision and eye health, make sure you’re only buying glasses in person from reputable retailers and not only looking at the low cost of online glasses.

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Keep an Eye on Your Vision with Regular Exams

Unfortunately, not all Canadians take their vision health as seriously as their overall physical health. It’s extremely important to schedule regular eye exams to ensure there are no eye issues and to help prevent eye disease and future vision loss.

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What are Plano Lenses?

Plano lenses are just lenses for glasses that have no prescription (power of zero). They are used when people only need correction in one eye, for those that want to wear glasses for cosmetic reasons and to provide the benefit of a lens coating even if a person doesn’t need corrective eyewear.

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Benefits of Revo Lenses

In 1985, a NASA optical engineer— Dr. Mitch Ruda—decided to use the coating that was protecting satellites on a pair of eyeglasses. He thought if the coating could keep satellites safe from radiation, it could also protect a person’s vision from harmful UV rays.1 This experiment in 1985 launched what would later be known as

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Best Eyeglasses for the Summer

Many people don’t realize that the same pair of glasses that they wear during the winter, might not be the best eyeglasses for the summer months. The type of frame, lens and even lens coating might need to be adjusted based on your lifestyle and specific needs.

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