Category Archives: Glasses

The Evolution of Eyeglasses

The Evolution of Eyeglasses Eyewear has come a long way since the 13th century, when the first pair of wearable glasses were introduced. At that time, only one eyewear option was available: metal frames with glass lenses. These days the options are endless, and glasses are a fashion statement in addition to a medical device. […]


What should I do with my old glasses?

What should I do with my old glasses? If you have recently purchased a new pair of glasses, you may feel like your old glasses are ready to retire. But don’t throw them in the trash! There are several ways you can give an old pair of glasses a new life. In this blog, we’ll […]


The Importance of Properly Fitting Eyewear

The Importance of Properly Fitting Eyewear If you wear glasses, you know how much better they feel when they fit properly. But did you know that properly adjusted eyewear can actually help you see better? In this blog, we’ll discuss how you can get the best vision and greatest comfort from your glasses.  How glasses […]


Getting the Most Out of Your Glasses 

Seeing clearly is important to everyone, and a new pair of glasses is an investment into your overall quality of life. In this blog, we’ll discuss how to get the most out of your eyewear purchase, and provide troubleshooting tips for new eyeglasses.  Get an eye exam The first step to getting a new pair […]


Photochromic Lenses

Photochromic Lenses If you wear glasses, chances are you’ve been asked the question “Would you like your lenses to turn dark when you go outside?”. You may even be wearing photochromic lenses now! These lenses have been around for decades, and new advances in lens design make them better than ever. In this blog, we’ll […]


Caring For Your Glasses

Caring for Your Glasses   Photo Unsplash Glasses are an investment that should last at least 1-2 years with proper care. In this blog, we’ll discuss how to get the most from your purchase by properly cleaning and storing your glasses, and what to do if problems arise.  How to Clean Glasses Properly cleaning your glasses […]


Which Sun Lenses Are Right For Me?

Which Sun Lenses Are Right for Me? July is UV safety month! If you have read our blog UV and Your Eyes, you know the importance of sunglasses to protect yourself from the sun’s harmful UV rays. But do you know which lenses are right for your lifestyle? With so many options to choose from, […]


Aging and Your Eyes

Aging and Your Eyes As you age, your body changes, and your eyes are no exception. Fortunately, in this modern era, there are treatments for most age-related problems. In this blog we’ll discuss some of the common effects of aging on your eyes, and what you can do to keep your eyes healthy. Presbyopia Presbyopia […]


A Spare Pair

THE WEEKLY VIEW Mountain View Eye Center’s Weekly Blog A Spare Pair If you are one of the 75% of American adults who require vision correction, you know how important your glasses or contact lenses are. Many people would not be able to work, read or operate a vehicle without some kind of correction. But […]


Who Makes Your Glasses?

THE WEEKLY VIEW Mountain View Eye Center’s Weekly Blog Who Makes Your Glasses? There is a rumor about glasses that has been spreading for several years: All glasses are made by a single manufacturer called Luxottica. This Italian company may be the biggest in the game, but they are far from the only player. In […]


 
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Eye Care FAQ’s Part 2

Eye Care FAQ’s Part 2 Does wearing glasses make my eyes weaker? No. Glasses work by bending light rays as they enter your eye. They do not change how your eyes work. When you wear your glasses, they bring light ...Read More »

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Winter Eye Care Fairbanksans experience some of the coldest winter weather in the country. Cold winter air can take a toll on our bodies, and it is especially hard on our eyes. In this blog, we’ll discuss how winter weather ...Read More »

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