Wearing Glasses in the Shower

Many of us know the frustration that occurs when you can’t see. Besides that, it can even be dangerous.  So other than when sleeping, the only time many of us don’t have our glasses on is when in the shower. Is it bad though to wear your glasses in the shower? The answer is – it really depends on a variety of factors:

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What Causes Glasses To Fog Up?

In many parts of the country it is getting very chilly out. Below freezing temperatures means a lot of layers, scarves, gloves, hats and yes, foggy glasses!  Did you ever wonder though why your glasses fog up in the cold. Without getting to scientific, when warm moist air (coming from inside) comes in contact with a cold surface (going outside), the water held in the air as vapor condenses into tiny liquid drops as it cools...

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Celebrities and their Specs

With it being January, that can only mean the start of the Hollywood awards season. From the People’s Choice to the Golden Globes and Oscars there are plenty of awards to hand out to the best in show business. Some may think though that the awards season is more about the red carpet and what the celebrities are wearing then the actual awards show itself.  Besides the outfits though, many celebrities come dressed with some very...

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Glasses and Your Eyebrows

For a woman, choosing out the best pair of readers is more than just picking out a pair of frames and putting them on. There are many other variables involved including makeup, fashion and your eyebrows. In general most people suggest always matching the top of the glasses frame to your eyebrow line. While in theory this sounds great but in reality it is almost impossible to make that kind of match....

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Protecting Your Eyes In 2015

Did you know that nearly one million Americans have lost some degree of eyesight due to an eye injury and according to Prevent Blindness American (ABA) an estimated 2.4 million eye injuries occur in the U.S. each year? Eye injuries can be very dangerous and can come from a variety of different sources such as flying objects, tools, chemicals, fireworks, sports accidents and of course radiation. Luckily though, in most situations, simple precautions can help prevent...

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A New Year For Your Eyes

With 2014 coming to a close many of us are starting to prepare our New Years Resolutions. For some it is about exercising more. For others it is about losing weight. While these are all great resolutions, why not try a different resolution this year? Why not for this year create a New Years Resolution for healthier eyes?  Here are a few ways to make this goal happen:

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Bifocal Sunglasses Have a Slew of Benefits

With the holiday’s quickly approaching many of us are planning outdoor trips – either to a warm climate such as a sandy beach or to a cold climate like a ski resort. Even though those two types of vacations are on complete opposite ends of the spectrum they have one very big thing in common and that means being outdoors. Being outdoors in any climate is great but the sun can be extremely dangerous on your...

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The 411 on Vision Insurance

With 2015 right around the corner, many people and families are looking at their options for health insurance in the coming year, that includes vision coverage. Under the Affordable Care act (ACA) vision care as well as prescription eyeglasses are not usually covered. Individual, stand-alone vision policies are also not offered in the healthcare marketplace – healthcare.gov. Some health plans though offer health insurance exchanges that may include coverage for eye exams, glasses and contact...

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Eyeglass Cases – What You Need To Know

Whether it is a pair of prescription glasses, readers or sunglasses at any price point, you should want to keep them in the best care possible.  That is why it is essential to have a case for them. But not all cases are the same and there are a lot of options available. By knowing which types are available for purchase, one can decide which is best suited to personal needs and tastes....

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Preparing For The Big Meal

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, many of us will be pulling down the dusty cookbooks to make our annual favorites for the “big meal.” While for many of us this may be a no brainer, here are some good refresher tips to make sure all the cooking goes smoothly:

  • Prepare all the ingredients in advanced. If you need veggies cut or diced you don’t want to be doing that while you are trying to cook. It...

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