Up Your Game with an Up-to-Date Prescription

Up Your Game with an Up-to-Date Prescription

Whether you're playing a round at the Kelowna Springs Golf Club or enjoying a game of beach volleyball at Boyce-Gyro Beach Park, there's no shortage of Kelowna summer activities. However, it can be difficult participating in sports when you don’t have a current...

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Habits To Avoid When Wearing Glasses

Habits To Avoid When Wearing Glasses

Breaking bad habits early can help extend the life of your eyewear—saving you money and frustration. Dr. Specs Optical recommends that you avoid these habits when you’re wearing glasses—whether it’s your first pair or you’ve been wearing them for years.Don’t clean...

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Choosing The Right Sunglasses For The Okanagan

Choosing The Right Sunglasses For The Okanagan

Okanagan summers are stunningly beautiful—but with all of that sunshine, it’s essential to protect your eyes. At Dr. Specs Optical next to the Orchard Mall in Kelowna, we understand life on the lake and the summer activities in Kelowna that make a pair of quality...

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The History of Glasses

The History of Glasses

Modern glasses—with lenses, frames, and temples/arms that wrap around the ears—came into fashion in the mid-1800s at the height of the industrial revolution. Before that time, they were expensive and handmade—usually by dentists! Once production ramped up, prices...

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Myths About Contact Lenses

Myths About Contact Lenses

If you’ve never worn contact lenses before, you may be hesitant to try them because you’ve heard common myths about them hurting your eyes or being difficult to wear. We understand your concern. We created this article to help you decide whether prescription contact...

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What Are the Signs Of A Vision Issue?

What Are the Signs Of A Vision Issue?

Vision issues can obviously make it difficult to see properly, but they can also affect your health if left untreated. To ensure that you can see clearly, it’s important to schedule regular eye exams. Typically, optometrists recommend a complete eye exam once every...

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How To Protect Your Eyes From Computer Vision Syndrome

How To Protect Your Eyes From Computer Vision Syndrome

With so many of our everyday activities taking place online, it’s no wonder computer vision syndrome is affecting so many people. Also known as digital eye strain, this condition results from too many hours spent in front of a computer or mobile device. It doesn’t...

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Should I Try A Different Lens Colour?

Should I Try A Different Lens Colour?

Wouldn’t it be nice if we could always look at the world through rose-coloured glasses? At Dr. Specs Optical, we offer a variety of lens tints and colours to suit your lifestyle. Different lens colours and tints can help you see better in various situations, like...

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What are Sports Glasses Made Of?

What are Sports Glasses Made Of?

Sports glasses are similar to other types of eyewear in that they have a frame and lenses. But most types of sports glasses are made from special strong materials that make them perfect for players of all ages. Frames that are Strong and LightSport glasses frames are...

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