Fun, Cool, Adventurous, Adrenaline-Junkie, Confident, Bossy, Crazy, Supportive, Creative and lots more….. Choosing Eyewear that suit your Personality and Lifestyle The first step, according to eyewear styling experts, is to consider the different aspects of your life. For example, what type of work do you do? And when you're not at work, what type [...]

2021-04-02T10:13:34+02:00April 5th, 2021|General, Offers|

Video games can help correct lazy eye in children

Could your child play a video game to correct lazy eye? Studies show that they could indeed. Though amblyopia, or lazy eye, is often treated with corrective lenses, patching and eye exercises, doctors have found some more fun ways to treat it: with video games. Read on for more information about childhood amblyopia, and [...]

2021-03-22T12:49:11+02:00March 22nd, 2021|Eyecare, General|

What is best for teenagers, contact lenses or glasses?

Glasses or contact lenses: Which is better for your teen? Deciding whether glasses or contacts will be better for your teenager depends on their commitment to caring for their eyewear, their extracurricular activities and their personal sense of fashion and style. This article explores the pros and cons of glasses and contacts to help [...]

2021-03-22T11:36:37+02:00March 15th, 2021|Eyecare, General|

How do I know if my child needs glasses?

Undiagnosed and untreated vision problems can have a major impact on a child’s life, causing their academic performance to suffer and their overall quality of life to decline. Depending on the vision issues your child is facing, eyeglasses can help. Does my child really need glasses? If you have any reason to think your [...]

2021-03-22T11:35:43+02:00March 8th, 2021|Eyecare, General|

How important is Eye Contact to a child’s development?

Eye contact is an important way for parents to communicate with their child. But what if your child has a social or physical disability that makes this difficult or impossible? Will a lack of eye contact negatively influence their development? Children absorb the world around them and develop their ability to communicate using their [...]

2021-03-22T11:34:50+02:00March 1st, 2021|Eyecare, General|

What is 20/20 vision?

The term "20/20" and similar fractions (such as 20/40, 20/60, etc.) are visual acuity measurements. They also are called Snellen fractions, named after Herman Snellen, the Dutch ophthalmologist who developed this measurement system in 1862. In the Snellen visual acuity system, the top number of the Snellen fraction is the viewing distance between the patient [...]

2021-02-01T11:57:12+02:00February 1st, 2021|Eyecare, General|

Anti-reflective coating (AR): See Better and Look better

Anti-reflective coating (also called "AR coating" or "anti-glare coating") improves vision, reduces eye strain and makes your eyeglasses look more attractive. These benefits are due to the ability of AR coating to virtually eliminate reflections from the front and back surfaces of your eyeglass lenses. With reflections gone, more light passes through your lenses [...]

2020-12-31T09:00:36+02:00January 25th, 2021|Eyecare, General|

Eyeglass Cleaners and Cleaning cloths

Spray eyeglass lens cleaners are available at SpecsDirect. These can be helpful if you are traveling or don't have dishwashing soap and clean tap water available. If tap water isn't available to rinse your lenses before cleaning them, use plenty of the spray eyeglass cleaner to flush away dust and other debris before wiping [...]

2020-12-31T08:57:34+02:00January 18th, 2021|Eyecare, General|


DON'T use your shirttail or other cloth to clean your glasses, especially when the lenses are dry. This can scratch your lenses DON'T use saliva to wet your lenses. DON'T use household glass or surface cleaners to clean your eyeglasses. These products have ingredients that can damage eyeglass lenses and coatings, such as anti-reflective [...]

2020-12-31T08:54:03+02:00January 11th, 2021|Eyecare, General|