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    • JANUARY 22, 2018
    Does Wearing Glasses Make You Dependent On Them?

    Does Wearing Glasses Make You Dependent On Them?

    Optic Topic by Steven A. Queenan at Regional Eye Optical - Week of January 21, 2018 One of the more persistent myths surrounding prescription lenses is that wearing glasses makes your eyes dependent upon them. However, that is largely a matter of perception. People often tolerate a lot of blurred vision before they start toRead more
    • JANUARY 7, 2018
    Impact Resistant Lenses

    Impact Resistant Lenses

    Optic Topic by Steven A. Queenan at Regional Eye Optical - Week of January 7, 2018 Active adults and children need a lens material for their eyeglasses, sunglasses, and sports eyewear that is highly impact-resistant. Both polycarbonate and Trivex lenses fit the bill while also being lighter and thinner than regular plastic lenses. They alsoRead more
    • DECEMBER 26, 2017
    No-Line Bifocals

    No-Line Bifocals

    Optic Topic by Steven A. Queenan at Regional Eye Optical - Week of December 26, 2017 If you need glasses for distance viewing and reading, as well as any distance in between, you might want to have a look at "progressive lenses." These lenses have the advantage of not having a telltale line between prescriptionsRead more
    • DECEMBER 10, 2017
    Swimming with Contact Lenses

    Swimming with Contact Lenses

    Optic Topic by Steven A. Queenan at Regional Eye Optical - Week of December 10, 2017 Contact lens wearers are regularly warned not to wash their lenses in tap water or to go swimming with their lenses, and there is good reason for both recommendations. "Acanthamoeba" is a microscopic organism found in soil; dust; andRead more