optical rebates

Enter into 2018 with a New Pair of Spectacles!

You’re determined to save money this year, and here’s a smart thing you can do: Purchase your eyecare essentials at little or no cost through your optical health cover! Your optical entitlements can be used towards items that improve your vision such as: Complete designer spectacles. Choose among frames from...
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Your High Prescription Lenses Don’t Have to Be Coke-Bottle Thick!

If you have complex or strong prescriptions, wearing spectacles can be an uncomfortable experience. Thick eyeglasses sometimes make you feel like the weight of the world is on your nose! Years ago, standard lenses for strong prescriptions used to be very thick and very heavy to adequately correct vision—that is…

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7 Simple Things You Can Do at Home to Improve Dry Eye

“Dry Eye” may sound like a simple and harmless eye problem, something we just shrug off as a seasonal thing that will pass like the common cold. However, dry eye is more harmful than you think. Advanced dry eyes can lead to corneal scarring that will affect how you see...
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Why Dry Eyes Are More Harmful Than You Think

We think of “dry eye” as the eyes being, well, dry. Not watery. Not enough tears to lubricate, which means friction and soreness usually relieved by over-the-counter lubricating eye drops. This is true, but what exactly is Dry Eye syndrome and how does this threaten our vision? Dry Eye syndrome...
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How to Take Care of Your Eyes in This Digitally Dependent Age

Two hours. Just 2 hours in front of a digital screen can cause your eyes to feel strained and tired. The average Australian spends a cumulative 10 hours a day staring at some form of digital screen. Work and school make us dependent on computers, tablets and mobile devices, and...
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8 Best Tips to Have Clean, Scratch-Free Spectacles

Like healthy eyes, clean and comfortable eyewear gives the wearer an unobstructed view of the world.     Unfortunately, spectacles are positioned so that they catch oils from makeup, lotions and from your face. Also hands and fingertips can cause residue build-up and smudges on your lenses and frames. Lint…

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5 Rules To Have Healthy Eyes With Contact Lenses

Our eyes are most comfortable when there’s nothing on them. However, a vision problem may be a game changer that often requires the use of spectacles or contact lenses. Patients who have not previously tried contact lenses may have apprehensions, like being worried about their eye health, inconvenience and discomfort….

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