Whether you’re spending time in the sun or snow, sunlight can irritate your eyes. Even when you wear sunglasses, sunlight can bounce off water, snow, and other surfaces, disrupting your vision. You may wonder if there are any specialized lenses that can help you see clearly. Your optometrist may recommend polarized sunglasses to help you […]
Can You Use Windex on Your Glasses?
Anyone familiar with their favourite eyewear, whether sunglasses or prescription eyeglasses, knows how easily your lenses can get dirty. You adjust your glasses absent-mindedly, and your fingerprint adds a smudge. A windy day outside can cake on layers of dust and debris. Daily wear often causes daily buildup on your glasses. An eyeglass cleaning solution […]
Can I Use My Eyeglass Prescription for Contact Lenses?
Glasses can provide you with clear vision, but what happens if you want contact lenses? Can you use your current prescription to get contacts? The answer is more complex than you think. Glasses and contacts are similar, but they have a few key differences in how prescriptions work. Continue reading to learn more, including if […]
What Are Progressive Lenses?
If you need a new pair of glasses, there are many to choose from; your optometrist can help you find the best pair. If you’re experiencing blurry vision as you get older, they may recommend progressive lenses. Many adults choose progressives for their convenience and look, but what are these lenses? Continue reading to learn […]
Do Blue Light Glasses Help With Headaches?
If you use computers and other digital devices frequently, you’ve likely experienced headaches, sore neck, and dry eyes before. These symptoms are related to digital eye strain, an irritating condition. Blue light glasses are a popular suggestion when someone experiences headaches and other symptoms related to digital eye strain, but do they help? Continue reading […]
How West Coast Optical Suggests Finding the Right Eyeglasses
Let’s face it, visiting the eye doctor and having to pick out new glasses is almost as much fun as visiting the dentist. And choosing from an online source can be a bit bothersome. Okay, so maybe it’s not quite that dramatic. However, choosing the right pair of glasses can be a bit overwhelming. Between […]
3 Important Tips for Getting Your Eye Wear Clean — & Keeping Them That Way
What percentage of people wear eyeglasses? The answer might surprise you — an incredible 64% of people wear glasses, according to Statistic Brain, and almost everyone owns a pair of sunglasses. Not surprisingly, there are several questions and concerns that are common to many glasses owners — and one important question concerns cleanliness. Exactly how do you […]
West Coast Optical Presents 4 Easy Eye Wear Tips for Active Lifestyles
If you’re an eyeglass wearer with an active lifestyle, you know the frustration that comes with taking care of your eye wear during hard, physical activities. Talk to your optician about your activities when discussing eye wear. When contact lenses aren’t an option, here are some tips for saving your eyeglasses while you work, play […]
West Coast Optical Offers Competitive Prices for Designer Eyeglasses – Surrey, BC Eyeglasses have become stylish and chic
Gone are the days where one had to wear thick unflattering glasses because of poor eyesight. Today’s styles have come a long way and many fashion designers have jumped in on the action and created some stunning, flattering eyewear. There are so many frames and styles to choose from these days, but it goes without […]
Looking for Eyeglasses? Langley Residents Should Consider West Coast Optical
Eyeglasses from Langley: What to Look For Have you been from one store to another trying on pair after pair of glasses feeling as though none of them look good on you? Some people do not realize that the shape of your face and the shape and style of eyeglasses go hand- in- hand. Your […]