What to Expect Wearing Glasses for the First Time

Wearing glasses for the first time comes with a steep learning curve. In addition to getting used to seeing clearly, you’ll likely need time to adjust to a new routine. We’ve outlined three things to expect that you might overlook when first wearing glasses.

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Every Hakim Optical has an Optician In Store

An optician is a licensed professional that has the proper training to fit corrective eyewear such as glasses and contacts. It’s important to work with an optician when buying glasses because they’ll ensure frames are compatible with lenses and your face shape, will take an accurate pupillary distance (PD) measurement and will make any needed

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Tips for Dealing with Lost Glasses on Vacation

The best way to deal with lost glasses on vacation is to have prepared for the possibility before you left! Always pack an extra set of glasses, carry your prescription with you and pack a small eyeglass repair kit. It’s always best to travel with two pairs of glasses. If you’re taking a plane to

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Don’t Use Toothpaste to Prevent Foggy Glasses

A sudden change in temperature can cause glasses to fog up and is one of the most annoying aspects of wearing glasses in the winter. Applying an anti-fog wipe or spray can help; however, never apply household products like toothpaste or shaving cream to lenses. These internet “fixes” could actually scratch and damage lenses.

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What to Expect Wearing Progressive Lenses for the First Time

Many people find that they eventually have to switch to progressive lenses to be able to see comfortably at all distances. These multifocal lenses have a gradual change in vision correction, so you can see far away, close up and everything in-between. Making the switch to a new type of lens can come with an

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The Best Place to Buy Eyeglasses in 2019

As 2018 comes to a close, it’s time to get ready to make those New Year’s resolutions. Whatever your goals are for the upcoming year, now is a great time to update your look with a pair of new frames and the best place to buy eyeglasses in 2019 is Hakim Optical. We’ve been proudly

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Sunglasses are the Perfect Holiday Gift

Looking for a special and unique gift this holiday season? Surprise friends or family with a new pair of sunglasses. Whether you’re looking for the latest designer frames or want a pair of glasses on a budget, Hakim Optical offers a wide selection of sunglasses for everyone on your shopping list.

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Why It’s Important to Wear Sunglasses in the Winter

Even though sunglasses are synonymous with summer, they’re actually something that should be worn all year-round. Increased glare from snow and ice, UV damage and heavy winds can harm vision and make it dangerous to drive or participate in winter activities without the protection of sunglasses.

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