Very soon I will be doing a review and news post on a very creative new frame line from MASQ Eyewear. It is a small independent eyewear manufacturer which is trying to find a new, single-price system for eyewear available directly from your optometrist.
The Day job has kept me busy lately, as well as being the dad of a Girl Scout selling the cookies like mad (she did 1000 boxes for the second year in a row). But now that the Cookie Season is over, I want to come back to give all of you some attention again. … Continue reading Sorry for the Extended Absence
As Always, this was written entirely by Ric Peralta, the Optical Jedi First and foremost I apologize for the extended absence I had from the blog. The holiday season, with a 10 year old daughter, a wife who bakes like a madwoman, and all that goes along with this kept me away for a bit. … Continue reading Why do we lose vision at 40?
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
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Understanding which lens material makes the most sense for your prescription can be easy with a little help.
I have found throughout my many years in this industry that many patients still do not have a clear understanding of the difference between a tinted and a polarized sunglass. So, the big question you're probably asking yourself is, "why do I want over another?" For the vasty majority of patients, the polarized makes more … Continue reading What are Polarized Sunglasses?