As Always, this was written and conceived by Ric Peralta, The Optical Jedi I recently received a request through my Facebook page for a piece on contact lenses...and I am still crafting this, but in the meantime I wanted you to have something to whet your whistle, so today we're gonna review some common misconceptions … Continue reading Common Misconceptions
Here is a video demonstrating the importance of children's eye exams. Here are my stories I've done on this very subject. Back to School! Why Children Need an Eye Exam More on Blue Light Filtration: Eyzen+ Product Review: New Transitions “Style” products
I had a request from a couple of readers to explain contact lenses a little deeper. While I start the research and writing on the piece, here are links to a couple of earlier pieces I wrote on the subject. The Dangers of Mishandled Contacts Explaining Your Prescription Dry or Irritated Eyes?
No new posts today. It's National Coffee Day so I'm charging myself up for a busy week...and after an amazing night at a concert with my wife. Have a great weekend everyone!
If you are an optical industry member, and would like to get into some more technical trade craft questions, I have created my new section at the link in the menu above. First piece is up on Frame Selection/Fitting. If you want in, please let me know you are a professional and your wordpress username … Continue reading Professionals Only Blog
As Always, written entirely by Ric Peralta, The Optical Jedi I've previously written a bit on the importance of having blue light filtration, specifically focusing on children. Today, I'd like to talk a little more about one specific manufacturer of this technology and the additional features associated with their product. What's the Deal with Blue … Continue reading More on Blue Light Filtration: Eyzen+
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As always, written by Ric Peralta, the Optical Jedi In my continuing effort to present all new cutting edge and innovative products, today's piece is on the latest offerings from Maui Jim Ophthalmic collection--the High Contrast Everyday Lens (HCE). This new lens technology, available both in Single Vision and Progressive, has been designed to assist … Continue reading Review: Maui Jim High Contrast Lens
My review of the new Transitions Style colors and mirrors.
after a full year of wearing the Varilux X Design, I post my review update!
I wanted to share an anecdote from my practice. I recently assisted a walk-in patient. This patient has a fairly high near-sighted correction. Of course he's worn glasses since childhood so has some decent expectations on how his lenses should look. He was shocked at the thickness and "fish bowl" experience he had with these … Continue reading An Anecdote About Discount Eyewear
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In our modern world, we have thousands of eyewear frames to choose from, and hundreds, if not thousands, of frame manufacturers for all of those frame lines. Despite what 60 Minutes wants you to believe, there is not just one company. And knowing something about where your frames come from, can help you make educated … Continue reading Know Your Frames
We just had an experience in the office today which inspired me to return to the blog. I'd like to begin by apologizing for the extended gap between posts. Sometimes life finds a way...and as the father of a Girl Scout during Cookie Season, well, let's just say I'm sorry I was away. Now back … Continue reading Insurance can be Confusing
I know I announced my brief hiatus, but I wanted to talk a little bit about frame adjustment and its importance to the wearer. If your eyeglasses are not fitting properly on your face, not only are they uncomfortable, but it also adversely affects the quality of your vision through a variety of ways. Examples … Continue reading A Word About Frame Adjustment and Maintenance