Four Things Your Eye Doctor May Neglect To Tell You That We Wanted You To Know

A regular eye exam is an important part of keeping your eyes healthy.  That means bi-annually at minimum for people under the age of 40 and annually for people over the age of 40. But not all eye doctors are the same and they may even neglect to tell you some stuff. Here are just a few: Extra Tests. Many times during the pre-exam, the doctor or nurse may offer a few additional tests including a...

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Three Reasons Why You Need Four Pairs Of Readers

Are you one of those people that are forgetful or clumsy? It’s okay you aren’t alone. As we age, we aren’t as sharp as we used to be. Instead of though getting embarrassed and frustrated why not find a solution that will help make it better. Lets use the example of reading glasses. There is nothing worse then not having a pair nearby when it matters most. Maybe to read a menu at the restaurant or...

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Tortoise Frames: Frames That Never Go Out Of Style

While many people buy eyewear to see, in 2016 many of us buy eyewear as fashion statements. Whether it be to match an outfit or used to get a job eyewear including reading glasses have a lot of other benefits besides actual sight. With trends though constantly changing choosing eyewear for fashion purposes can be challenging. What goes with one item may not with another. What looks good in spring may not look great in the...

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Three Ways To Make Your Eyes Stop Hurting After Swimming

With summer in full swing that can only mean cooling off in the swimming pool. For many of us though, our eyes tend to get red and irritated after we get out.  This is because the eyes are reacting to chloramine, which are chemical compounds that start to build up in the pool water if the pool lacks proper chemicals. While the irritation will eventually go away in time, there are some methods that may soothe...

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Why Reading Glasses Are Better Than The Alternatives

With it being 2016, there is a lot of technology out there and a lot of new options for beating Presbyopia or age-related vision loss. Sometimes technology though isn’t always the best option. Here are a few reasons why: The Health Risk With any type of surgery, including Conductive Keratoplasty (CK) surgery, there is a risk of possibly doing more damage to your eyes then good and even the potential of blindness.  In addition, this type of procedure...

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Great Eyewear Gift Ideas For Father’s Day

With Father’s Day right around corner deciding on a gift can be challenging. A gift card isn’t very personable and more than likely they have a thousand ties, belts and shirts. This year, why not be a little different? This year get them some new eyewear! Optx 20/20 has some incredible new eyewear including great new frames from the Mossy Oak collection that will for sure put a smile on any father’s face!

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The 411 on Sunglass Tints

Spending time outdoors is something many of us for long periods of time during the summer months. Protecting your eyes isn’t optional but a necessity. That is why it is essential to have a quality pair of sunglasses.  But what type of shades should you get? What type of style should you lean towards? While your decision maybe made on what you feel looks best on you, one thing to consider in more depth is the...

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The Semi-Rimless Advantage

When choosing a new pair of readers you for sure have a lot of options.  Plastic, metal, rimless, the list goes on and on! One option to consider that has a slew of benefits is semi-rimless readers. Since they only have half the rim they reduce the weight of the glasses which makes them much more comfortable on your face as well as reduce the burden on your nose. In addition, with semi-rimless frames you...

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Unconventional Ways Your Sunglasses Can Come in Handy

Most of us wear sunglasses to protect our eyes from the sun and its bright rays. They also though can have a lot of other productive daily uses besides being used as a fashion statement. Here are just a few examples you may or may not of thought of:

  • Take a day off from eye makeup. For women there are probably a ton of days you don’t want to be bothered with eyeliner and surrounding eye...

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Lashes and Lenses, Here’s the 411 You Need To Know

For many moms out there, last week may have brought much joy with some great Mother’s Day gifts from family and friends. That may even include a new pair of specs – perhaps in the form of readers or sunglasses. Wearing those new specs probably looks awesome? They though need to be able to work with the rest of the appearance, including eyelashes. If you’re a mom or just a woman that wears eyewear...

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