How important is it to wear sunglasses?

How important is it to wear sunglasses?

Wearing sunglasses is trendy and fashionable. They come in a huge variety of styles and colours that is now seen as an essential part of a complete outfit, and even to define one’s personality. Beyond shading your eyes, they have other crucial benefits. Sunglasses...

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Why Wear Glasses?

Why Wear Glasses?

Many more people wear glasses these days, thanks to technological advancements that have made mobile phones and computer monitors a vital part of our lives. Changes to our eyes may require correction with glasses. Since this is now so widespread, it is important that...

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Eye Testing: It’s Important

Eye Testing: It’s Important

We don't think anyone can overstate just how important our eyes are. They help us navigate the world and witness truly beautiful things. Your eyes help you see a million things every day. When multiplied by an entire lifetime, the number of things we see with our eyes...

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Should I add a Blue Light Filter To My Eyeglasses?

Should I add a Blue Light Filter To My Eyeglasses?

You may have been on a Zoom or Facetime call and noticed someone’s eyeglasses have a blue tinge to them. What is this for and should you add this the next time you change up your glasses? We asked the team at Dr. Specs Optical in Kelowna for their advice. What is Blue...

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Graduated Lenses: Everything You Should Know

Graduated Lenses: Everything You Should Know

There are many different types of eyeglass lenses that can be customized to correct specific vision concerns. Firstly, single-vision lenses have one power or strength over the entire lens. Or one might need a bifocal or trifocal lens - that has two or three strengths...

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