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Five Signs It Might Be Time For a New Glasses Prescription

Our bodies are constantly changing. Some changes seem to happen quickly while others are a slow progression. When it comes to vision changes, it’s usually a prolonged series of marginal shifts that we may only notice “all of sudden”. While annual eye exams should be a...

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A New York City Guide to Hipster Glasses

Technically, according to the Oxford dictionary, a hipster is defined as “a person who follows the latest trends and fashions, especially those regarded as being outside the cultural mainstream.” Beyond that, hipster style often has a vintage feel, reflecting perhaps...

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Three Things That Can Damage Your Eyesight

All around us there is a growing health movement. The topics at the forefront of our consciousnesses have ranged from genetically modified ingredients to the dangers of excessive sitting. Yet one topic that doesn’t come up enough for us, is the subject of protecting...

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What are Blue Light & UV Light?

Ultraviolet (UV) light might instinctively make you think of tanning beds or detective work, but what about UV’s close counterpart on the light spectrum, blue light? Does UV light really do much besides help you get a bronzed glow on vacation? It does! Ultraviolet...

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The Hidden Effects of Screen Time on Your Eyes

As adults in the early 21st century, we’ve become obsessed with the concept of “screen time” for our children. We want to limit the amount of time they are playing on our iPads, playing video games or watching television, because we want them to have the same sorts of...

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What does it mean to give a great gift?

Numerous articles have been written in the New York Times about the art of gift giving. Gift giving is difficult, because not everyone has the same taste or wants. What if you give a present that doesn’t fit? What if they already have one?  We may consider a poorly...

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