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The ONE by ONE Recycling Program

Posted November 15, 2017

The Bausch & Lomb ONE by ONE Recycling Program allows used contacts lenses and packaging to be recycled properly, with the goal of reducing landfill waste associated with contact lenses. It is the first sponsored contact lens recycling program from Bausch & Lomb and TerraCycle, a global leader in recycling hard-to-recycle waste. The program was […]

Look How Far Corrective Lenses Have Come!

Posted October 24, 2017

Can you imagine wearing glasses with lenses made of crystal? Your ancestors could. Corrective lenses have come a long way from when they were first invented, and we aren’t just talking about what they can do for different types of vision problems, but what they’re actually made of. Timeline Of Past Lens Materials 60 AD: One […]

Harmful UV Rays

Posted September 30, 2017

THE SUN EMITS harmful UV rays all year long, not just in the summer when the weather’s hottest, so make sure UV-blocking sunglasses are part of your fall attire too! Stop in and see us today!

Ultimate Package Deal

Posted September 12, 2017

Ultimate Package Deal Sept 12th through December 31st. When you purchase one complete pair of progressive lenses with transition and Sapphire anti reflective, you will receive one pair of lenses FREE of equal or lesser value.  Stop by the office and ask one of our professionals how you can receive this great offer!

Eye On The Ball: Sports And Eye Safety

Posted September 5, 2017

Let’s play ball! With school and many sports seasons starting up again, we’re all excited to gear up and get in the game! While we enjoy the fun, we should also take precautions against eye injuries, which are alarmingly common in sports. Sports Eye Injury Statistics Every year, 42,000 athletes have to go to the emergency room […]

Fighting The Drain Of Digital Eye Strain

Posted August 29, 2017

Every year, more than ten million patients visit eye doctors for problems related to digital eye strain. It doesn’t take much to produce digital eye strain—as little as two hours in front of a computer per day gives you a 90 percent chance to develop it. This makes it the single most common complaint related to computer use. […]

Back to School!

Posted August 28, 2017

DON’T FORGET TO include an eye exam on your back-to-school to-do list! Undiagnosed vision problems are major obstacles to learning! Call or stop by our office to schedule your child’s eye exam today. 304-599-7034

Solar Eclipse Day 2017

Posted August 21, 2017

HAPPY ECLIPSE DAY! Today is the first day the continental US will see a total solar eclipse since 1979! Will you be watching?

How to view the 2017 Solar Eclipse Safely

Posted August 15, 2017

A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon blocks any part of the Sun. On Monday, August 21, 2017, a solar eclipse will be visible (weather permitting) across all of North America. The whole continent will experience a partial eclipse lasting 2 to 3 hours. Halfway through the event, anyone within a roughly 70-mile-wide path from […]

20/20 In Hindsight: The Snellen Eye Chart

Posted July 25, 2017

Have you ever wondered where that chart with the big E in every eye doctor’s office came from? The famous eye chart is actually called the Snellen Chart. It was named for the 19th-century Dutch ophthalmologist who first developed it. Glasses Before Eye Charts Glasses were invented in Italy around 1286, though they were fairly crude. […]

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