Tag Archives: optometrist

THE THREE Os

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From eye exams and prescriptions to frames and contact lenses, there’s a lot that goes into maintaining your vision. All these jobs and more are done by various ocular health professionals including ophthalmologists, optometrists and opticians. To the average person, it can be easy to confuse these 3 roles, and while each are distinct they […]


Back to School Style

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As the summer months wind down and the days get shorter, we begin to hearĀ the phrase that strikes fear into the heart of freaks and geeksĀ everywhere: BACK TO SCHOOL! All kidding aside, amidst all the new school supplies and fancy new clothes for class picture day, don’t lose sight of the blackboard or bus stop; […]


The Importance of Regular Eye Exams

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Why are eye exams important? Do I need to bother checking my eyes if I don’t wear glasses? Is a simple sight test and not a full exam OK? How often should I be testing my eyes? These are all common questions we encounter on a daily basis, and hopefully this blog post will help […]


Cateyes from Upstate New York

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Ever wonder where we source our vintage frames from? Owner, Jordan found a batch of women’s cat-eye glasses in Upstate New York from a retiring Optometrist. These gorgeous women’s cat-eye’s are in absolute mint condition and even came in their original packaging. Their detailing and adornment are just so lovely. The blue/silver and clear/gold pairs […]


What is an Optician?

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Many people tend to confuse the roles of the 3 O’s (Optician, Optometrist, Ophthalmologist). While all 3 specialize in the health and safety of your eyes and vision, each perform a specific role. An Optician has vast knowledge of all the different types of corrective lenses and contact lenses available and are trained to dispense […]