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

Read More...

Time to Schedule Back to School Eye Exams

The start of the school year is a hectic time and it can be hard to adjust to new routines, organize after-school activities and ensure your child has all the supplies they need for a successful school year. Amid the hustle and bustle, make sure to schedule back to school eye exams for the whole

Read More...

Tips for Adding Contact Lenses to Your Routine

Many people that need corrective eyewear alternate between glasses and contacts. Having both options available gives a person the flexibility to switch depending on their mood, planned activity or personal style. If you’re new to contacts—or thinking about adding them to your routine—remember to book an optometrist appointment and give yourself plenty of time to

Read More...

Tips to Choose the Perfect Frames

There a number of different frames available for prescriptions. Being able to choose the material, colour and shape provide almost limitless possibilities and with so much choice it can be overwhelming to find the perfect frames. That’s why Hakim Optical always has an optician in-store to help you pick the perfect glasses for your needs.

Read More...

Difference Between an Eye Exam and a Sight Test

Regardless of age, keeping up with overall eye health is extremely important. That’s why it’s critical to have a comprehensive annual eye exam. Many people mistakenly believe having their prescription updated with a sight test is the same as a yearly eye exam. Licensed optometrists check for overall eye health during eye exams while a

Read More...

How to Survive Allergy Season with Contacts

Most people are excited to leave the snow and cold behind us for warmer weather and sunshine. However, springtime can bring a new set of headaches for contact lens wearers that suffer from seasonal allergies. As the pollen and ragweed counts increase, daily comfort can decrease. For those that wear contacts and suffer from allergy

Read More...

Foggy Glasses? We Have Some Tips for You!

Foggy glasses are one of the biggest frustrations for eyeglass wearers. It happens often enough: maybe you stepped out of a warm home into the cold outdoors or you tried to enjoy a steaming mug of tea and were forced to cope with foggy lenses. Whatever you are doing, it can be aggravating and dangerous

Read More...

Protect Your Eyes This Winter

We tend to worry mostly about keeping warm when preparing for the long winter months ahead. But did you know that your eyes need to be protected too? Both the outdoor and indoor winter environments can irritate our eyes making them dry and even painful. As the icy temperatures approach, consider what you can do to

Read More...