Tips On Deep Cleaning Glasses Scratches

You love the way your glasses look, feel and of course see out of.  Having them get scratched for whatever reason though can be extremely frustrating. It could cause obstructive vision and make your glasses look bad on your face. Instead of though rushing to purchase a new pair you may be able to deep clean the scratches using do-it-yourself cleaners. One method includes 1 part warm water, 1 part rubbing alcohol and one 1 drop...

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The Various Types Of Eyeglass Cases

Purchasing a pair prescription eyeglasses, sunglasses or readers is an investment just like anything else.  Whether they cost five dollars or five hundred dollars they need to be cared for. That includes not only cleaning them but also protecting them when not worn.  The best way to protect your glasses is with an eyeglasses case. They can increase the longevity of your glasses for a much greater period of time. Like though with everything else...

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All About the Temples

When anyone chooses a pair of glasses including readers or sunglasses they usually look first at the lenses and frames. Another very important part though of any pair of eyewear is the temples. The temples, also known sometimes, as the arms are the part of the glasses that will secure the frame front and keep the glasses on the ears. Temples are usually made via plastic or metal and have a lot of differences between...

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How To Best Enjoy The Underwater Universe

With the summer now officially in full swing, there are many great locations around the country and world to take in activities such as snorkeling or scuba diving. Scuba diving and snorkeling are great ways to experience the underwater world. But when you’re down there in this world with in itself, what should you be looking for? Here are a few:

  • Coral Reefs. In areas such as the Caribbean and Thailand you will find beautiful coral reefs...

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Eye Injury Prevention

Did you know more than one million people suffer from eye injuries each year in the United States? Did you also know that 90% of these injuries could have been prevented if the individual was wearing appropriate eyewear?  This shows you that eye injuries are more common than you would think and many of us aren’t careful enough with our eyes when in a potentially dangerous environment. With July being Eye Injury Prevention Month, we thought...

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Selecting The Right Sunglasses

With summer officially here, many of us are going to spend a lot more time outdoors. That means cooler clothes and suntan lotion. You also though need to protect your eyes as the sun can give off dangerous ultraviolet rays. Those ultraviolet rays can cause your eyes to develop a variety of eye diseases including cataracts. The sun also gives off invisible rays due to heat waves. This is called infrared light. Although, infrared light has...

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas For 2015

It’s June. That means Father’s Day is quickly approaching! Last year you gave dad a tie, the year before that you gave him a new wallet. This year why not get him something a little more fashionable – give him eyewear! Optx 20/20 has a variety of hot (and affordable) new frames that are sure to put a smile on his face. Lets take a deeper dive: With not only June being Father’s Day it is...

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When Anti-Reflective Coating Makes Sense

Anti-reflective or AR coating on glasses eliminates reflections of light from the front and back surface of eyeglass lenses. By having fewer reflections allows more light to pass through the lens making it more transparent. In contrast to regular lenses, anti-reflective coatings can virtually eliminate the reflection of light, which allows 99.5 percent of available light to pass through the lenses and enter the eye for undistracted vision. By eliminating the glare, people are able to see...

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How To Determine Which Strength Is Right For You

If you’re new to the reading glasses world, you should know a few facts before you pick out the perfect frame. That is because they may look great, but if you can’t see out of them, what’s the point? Readers come in several different strengths, increasing in diopter in .25 increments. A diopter is a term used to identify the refractive (light bending) capacity of a lens.  A higher diopter indicates a higher refractive capacity, and...

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A Great Method For Cleaning Your Glasses

Glasses are an investment just like anything else. If you take care of them, they have the potential to last a long time. But, did you know though that you could potentially damage your glasses by the method in which you clean them? Glasses, depending on the lenses can be very fragile and shouldn’t be treated as a toy You should always avoid placing lenses near your mouth and then breathing on them or wiping...

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