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Why You Should Visit Your Optometrist Before Playing Sports

September 20, 2018
You work hard at practice and at game time, and your glasses should work hard for you, too. Sport eyewear has two main purposes. The most obvious is to protect your eyes from injury. Every year, American emergency rooms see 40,000 cases of eye injury as a result of sports accidents. The other purpose of wearing sports glasses is to ensure […]

10 Celebrities Known for Their Eyewear

September 17, 2018
Eyeglass frames are great way to establish a sense of style. And where there is style, there are celebrities. Many use their glasses to make a statement, and with unlimited budgets and their own personal stylists, many of the rich and famous use this staple accessory to build their brand. Even actual brands—many of whom have nothing to do […]

5 Rare Eye Conditions and How They Occur

September 13, 2018
Glasses and contact lenses are a very normal part of life today. At least 6 out of 10 Americans use them daily. In fact, corrective lenses (i.e., glasses and contacts) treat the most common eye issue there is—refractive error. This includes nearsightedness, shortsightedness, astigmatism, and presbyopia. The first eyeglasses we know of date […]

Ready for New Glasses? Bard Optical Has Frames For Everyone

September 10, 2018
Ready for a new look? Glasses can help with that. Eyeglass frames are front and center in defining your look—your sense of style, the way you want to present yourself. We all know the dramatic difference a new hairstyle can make. Hair can frame your features in a flattering way. Glasses do even more; they literally frame your face! New […]

3 Signs It’s Time to Change Your Contact Lenses

September 06, 2018
If you’re a contact lens wearer, there’s a 4 out of 10 chance that you haven’t been changing your contacts on time. Almost half of us aren’t sure when we’re supposed to move on to a fresh pair. But it’s worth it to find out. Replacing your contact lenses on schedule is a big part of keeping your eyes healthy throughout your life.[…]

4 Fun Idioms About Eyes

September 03, 2018
Language can be funny, especially when it comes to idioms. What’s an idiom? According to the online encyclopedia of writing systems and languages at Omniglot, idioms “are expressions that don’t mean what they appear to mean.” Their literal meaning does not match their figurative meaning. All languages use idioms. You probably use them in […]

Eyes in Culture: 4 Examples of the Significance of Sight

August 30, 2018
From pure superstitions to real medical knowledge, cultures all over the world have placed a significance on eyes and vision.[…]

8 Shareable Facts About Eyes

August 27, 2018
Eyes are small parts of humans and animals, but they are fascinating.[…]

5 Signs You Have Presbyopia

August 23, 2018
The inability to focus on text or objects up close is a sign that you may have presbyopia.[…]

What Causes Retinal Detachment?

August 20, 2018
If you’re experiencing floaters, light flashes in your eye, or a shadow or curtain in your peripheral vision, you may be experiencing retinal detachment.[…]