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Do’s and Don’ts

Ask questions. Know what colors you wear best;
Discuss your lifestyle and professional needs;
Try on looks and style that you haven’t considered in the past

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Flatiron Faces

Flatiron FacesSince our practice opened in 1979, our co-founder, Ruth Domber, has remained dedicated to getting to know each patient and providing them with one-of-a-kind frames that fit them to a T. As a longtime proponent of the Flatiron district, she was thrilled...

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Contact Lenses for Astigmatism and Presbyopia

Contact Lenses for Astigmatism and PresbyopiaBefore I became an optometrist, I used to think I wasn't a good candidate for contact lenses. I wasn't entirely sure why, but I thought it had to do with my high prescription and astigmatism. At that time, I was also...

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Why Are Glasses Frames So Expensive?

There’s nothing quite like finding the perfect pair of glasses. Especially with frames that are comfortable, durable and obviously, fashionable. But most of the time that those ideal frames come at a price--literally. Sure, you can find low-cost frames but like a lot...

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Guide to Fixing Broken Glasses

Simple Fixes “DIY fixes” and “life hacks” are all the rage, and while some of them are dubious at best, there are quite a few that can save you the money of buying a repair kit, and save your glasses in the process, plus everyone will think you’re really clever (you...

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What To Do With Your Old Glasses Frames

Whether your current glasses broke, stopped fitting right or you’re just ready for a new look, eventually even the mosts faithful pair of frames reaches the end of their lifespan. When it’s time for you to part ways with your glasses, assuming you don’t want to hold...

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You Don’t Need Poor Eyesight to Wear Glasses

For people with less-than-perfect vision, a pair of glasses is an absolutely integral tool to get through daily life. But while some people wear glasses they are a necessity, vision correction isn’t the only reason to wear glasses. In fact, people with perfect vision...

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