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Shopping Sunglasses – Know Your Options: Transition Lenses

If you wear glasses you’re familiar with the hassles of dealing with the sun. You carry your glasses and sunglasses wherever you go, switching back and forth each time you go outside and head back in. A simple alternative is to wear glasses with photochromic or "transition" lenses. These lenses automatically darken ...


Older adults with untreated vision issues at risk for dementia

Older adults with untreated sight conditions may be at increased risk of dementia, according to a new systematic review and meta-analysis of 16 studies involving 76,373 participants. The results of the study, published in the peer-reviewed journal Aging and Mental Health, highlight a need for further research to ...


Reducing Eye Glare with Polarized Lenses

Polarized, or anti-glare, sunglass lenses reduce light glare and eyestrain. Because of this, they improve vision and safety in the sun. When working or playing outdoors, you can become frustrated and even temporarily blinded by reflected light and glare. This is a potentially dangerous situation that polarization ...


The importance of dry eye testing prior to cataract surgery

Many people with cataracts don’t realize they also have dry eye or another ocular surface disease (OSD). Left undetected, OSDs can distort vision and cause patients to receive the wrong artificial lens, or IOL, during cataract surgery. This can lead to months of discomfort and poor vision. ...