Category Archives: Eyeglasses

Do Blue Blocking Lenses Have To Be Sunglasses?

bluelight

Do blue blocking lenses have to be sunglasses? Quite simply, the answer is no. When we think of blue blocking lenses, we think of sunglasses because we all know that blue light is part of the natural light spectrum and there is a great risk when we are exposed to it from the sun. However, there are some…

Can I add anti-reflective coating to my glasses after purchase?

smith_optics_trailblazer_sunglasses

The anti-reflective (AR) coating is a transparent thin film structure consisting of alternative layers of contrasting refractive index. Thin film is a special branch of optics that considers the physics of light passing through materials that are close to the wavelength of visible light in thickness (about 500 nanometers–500 billionth of a meter). When light…

Adding Anti-Reflective Coating After Purchase

antireflective-coating1

As an eyeglass customer, have you ever asked yourself this question, “Can I add anti-reflective coating to my glasses after purchase?” It’s quite possible that you have. It is not uncommon for consumers to go down the checklist of options for a new pair of lenses and opt out of the anti-reflective coating in order to…

What Is The Best Cleaner To Use On Eyeglasses With Anti Reflective Coating?

washeyewear

Anti-reflective coating for eyeglasses removes the light reflections from all sides of the eyeglass lenses which makes it easier for you to see because the majority of light will pass through the lens. When there is a small amount of reflection, the eyeglasses lenses can barely be seen. It will be easier for everyone to…

The importance of Blocking Blue Light

blue light1

When you were in elementary school you probably performed classroom experiments that demonstrated how white light is composed of different wavelengths. The human eye perceives each light wavelength as a different color. That’s why when light travels through a curved or angled lens, such as a soap bubble, you see a rainbow of colors. Colors…

Tips For Cleaning And Adjusting Your Frames And Lenses

cleaning glasses

Do you find yourself taking your glasses on and off daily because you have to constantly clean them or make adjustments to them? Well, you are not the only person who has to do this. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to ensure your glasses will stay clean. There are also ways to…

5 Reasons Why You Should Choose Geek Brand Eyeglasses and Frames

geek_fancy_cat_eyeglasses

Getting new glasses is both fun and stressful. On the one hand, you get to pick frames and lenses that reflect your style and personality. On the other hand, you have to pick frames and lenses that reflect your style and personality! In other words, the pressure is on to find eyeglasses that are right…

How to Choose the Right Glasses for Your Face

kate_spade_janna

For those of us who don’t have perfect vision, eyeglasses are a large part of our everyday life. You need them to drive, read, or even just to see at all. Even most people who wear contacts still have glasses in case one falls out or just to wear at night. Since its such a big part of your…

Do Your Glasses Have Anti-Reflective Coating and Why Does It Matter?

antirelective

If you aren’t sure whether your old glasses have an anti-reflective coating on them, there are ways to tell for sure.  Why does it matter?  If you have an anti-reflective coating, it not only affects how you should care for your glasses but what kind of glasses you should get in the future as well. What is…

Are Progressives the Lenses for You?

kate_spade_elisabeth_eyeglasses_ks-780073165041_frame_only_-0jey

So, you’re 40-something, and you’ve been starting to hold things you want to read at arm’s length, or taking your glasses off when you need to see something close-up.  You’ve passed another life milestone in that you now need glasses to read.  If you already needed glasses, that means you’re going to need a whole…

Category Archives: Eyeglasses

Do Blue Blocking Lenses Have To Be Sunglasses?

bluelight

Do blue blocking lenses have to be sunglasses? Quite simply, the answer is no. When we think of blue blocking lenses, we think of sunglasses because we all know that blue light is part of the natural light spectrum and there is a great risk when we are exposed to it from the sun. However, there are some…

Can I add anti-reflective coating to my glasses after purchase?

smith_optics_trailblazer_sunglasses

The anti-reflective (AR) coating is a transparent thin film structure consisting of alternative layers of contrasting refractive index. Thin film is a special branch of optics that considers the physics of light passing through materials that are close to the wavelength of visible light in thickness (about 500 nanometers–500 billionth of a meter). When light…

Adding Anti-Reflective Coating After Purchase

antireflective-coating1

As an eyeglass customer, have you ever asked yourself this question, “Can I add anti-reflective coating to my glasses after purchase?” It’s quite possible that you have. It is not uncommon for consumers to go down the checklist of options for a new pair of lenses and opt out of the anti-reflective coating in order to…

What Is The Best Cleaner To Use On Eyeglasses With Anti Reflective Coating?

washeyewear

Anti-reflective coating for eyeglasses removes the light reflections from all sides of the eyeglass lenses which makes it easier for you to see because the majority of light will pass through the lens. When there is a small amount of reflection, the eyeglasses lenses can barely be seen. It will be easier for everyone to…

The importance of Blocking Blue Light

blue light1

When you were in elementary school you probably performed classroom experiments that demonstrated how white light is composed of different wavelengths. The human eye perceives each light wavelength as a different color. That’s why when light travels through a curved or angled lens, such as a soap bubble, you see a rainbow of colors. Colors…

Tips For Cleaning And Adjusting Your Frames And Lenses

cleaning glasses

Do you find yourself taking your glasses on and off daily because you have to constantly clean them or make adjustments to them? Well, you are not the only person who has to do this. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to ensure your glasses will stay clean. There are also ways to…

5 Reasons Why You Should Choose Geek Brand Eyeglasses and Frames

geek_fancy_cat_eyeglasses

Getting new glasses is both fun and stressful. On the one hand, you get to pick frames and lenses that reflect your style and personality. On the other hand, you have to pick frames and lenses that reflect your style and personality! In other words, the pressure is on to find eyeglasses that are right…

How to Choose the Right Glasses for Your Face

kate_spade_janna

For those of us who don’t have perfect vision, eyeglasses are a large part of our everyday life. You need them to drive, read, or even just to see at all. Even most people who wear contacts still have glasses in case one falls out or just to wear at night. Since its such a big part of your…

Do Your Glasses Have Anti-Reflective Coating and Why Does It Matter?

antirelective

If you aren’t sure whether your old glasses have an anti-reflective coating on them, there are ways to tell for sure.  Why does it matter?  If you have an anti-reflective coating, it not only affects how you should care for your glasses but what kind of glasses you should get in the future as well. What is…

Are Progressives the Lenses for You?

kate_spade_elisabeth_eyeglasses_ks-780073165041_frame_only_-0jey

So, you’re 40-something, and you’ve been starting to hold things you want to read at arm’s length, or taking your glasses off when you need to see something close-up.  You’ve passed another life milestone in that you now need glasses to read.  If you already needed glasses, that means you’re going to need a whole…