There’s a lens solution for nearly any vision need, from bifocals to progressive or transition lenses. Most lenses have pros and cons, but whether they’re right for you depends on your vision needs. Transition lenses are a common lens type regardless of your prescription because they offer additional protection for your eyes. If you’re in the market for new lenses, […]
Pros and Cons of Transition Lenses
How Often Should You Get Your Eyes Checked?
You might think that if your vision seems good, there’s no need to visit the doctor, but regular eye exams are essential for continued eye health. Vision changes are often gradual, so you may not even notice if your eyesight has worsened over the years. However, this kind of problem can affect your ability to work, learn and enjoy life. […]
How to Keep Your Eyes Healthy
Self-care is becoming increasingly popular for hair, skin and overall body wellness, but many people forget their eyes deserve care too. Eye health is often an afterthought for most people except when their annual eye exam comes around. Even then, however, many people skip this essential doctor’s visit unless they think something is wrong. In addition to attending the eye […]
Your Guide To Understanding Your Eyeglasses Prescription
For those ordering prescription lenses from Lensabl, you will have to send us a copy of your prescription (Rx). However, not all prescriptions are written the same, and all the numbers and abbreviations can be confusing. Below is a guide on inputting your Rx (prescription) properly so we can get you seeing clearly as soon as possible 🙂 OD: Stands for […]
The Different Types of Glasses Lenses
If you are getting a new pair of glasses, you may be wondering which lenses you should select. Choosing the right lenses for your needs can greatly impact your vision. Whether you are nearsighted or far-sighted or have other needs, you have many lens options to choose from. With such a selection of materials, designs, features and benefits, you may […]
What Are Blue Light Glasses?
The amount of time the average person spends looking at a screen daily has increased exponentially in recent times. As screen exposure increases, the effects that screens have on your body and eyes also heightens. Professionals have acknowledged that excessive screen use can harm the eyes, especially when we do not use the appropriate measures to protect our eyesight. Many doctors […]
How Often Should You Replace Your Glasses?
You never want to replace your glasses unnecessarily, but there are times when replacing your glasses has to be done. Regularly replacing your glasses is vital to the health of your eyes and maintaining working vision. The importance of replacing glasses concerns your general quality of life and overall ability to maintain good vision when engaging in daily activities, such […]
Why You Need Blue-Light Protection, Now More Than Ever
INCREASING “SCREEN TIME” The hours we spend in front of screens has been increasing for years, but now that most of us are spending more time than ever in our homes and trying to entertain or distract ourselves – it’s a real concern. More time sitting too close to the computer and tablet, squinting into our smartphones between work tasks, […]
Never Buy Glasses Without These 3 Things
So you’ve gotten your prescription and are ready to get the lenses and frames, likely from the pushy glasses salesperson who cornered you the second you left the exam room. They’re likely having you try on frame after frame, of course telling you the most expensive one looks the best. Fun times. Understandably, the frames get the most attention during […]
Digital vs. Traditional Lenses
Digital lenses, also known as freeform or HD lenses, are a relatively new type of lenses which entered the market around five years ago. Many have hailed them as a great step forward in optical technology, but they still have a lot to prove. In order to understand the potential benefits and advantages of digital lenses, we must first understand […]