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How To Choose Glasses For Your Face Shape

Eyeglasses and Face Shape Certain styles of clothing may flatter your body more than other styles, and the same is true for eyeglasses. There are many frame styles to choose from, whether you’re shopping for sunglasses or prescription glasses. In both cases, finding frames that highlight your best facial features and balance your face shape…

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What Is Computer Vision Syndrome?

Computer Vision Syndrome Summary Prolonged screen time, whether on a TV, computer, smartphone, e-reader, tablet, or other screen-based device, can lead to an eye condition known as Computer Vision Syndrome, or Digital Eye Strain. Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) includes a variety of symptoms that you may not realize are linked to your screen time. In…

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5 Helpful Eye Care Tips

Are You Creating Healthy Eye Care Habits? Taking care of your eyes is key to promoting their comfort and health in the long run. Over time, bad habits can add up to create unsanitary, irritating conditions that may lead to eye problems, including infections and vision loss. Scroll down to learn some important tips for…

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When To See An Eye Doctor

Should I Go To An Optometrist? If you woke up today (or a few days ago) with eye troubles, you may wonder if you should power through, try some home remedies, or go to an eye doctor. In most cases, you’re better off playing it safe by making an appointment with your optometrist — even…

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Should You Buy Contact Lenses Online?

  All About Ordering Contacts Online At Rochester Optical, we know that many contact lens wearers may be interested in ordering contacts online. There are pros and cons to doing so, and we will outline them in today’s blog post to help you make the best decision for your vision! If you have any questions…

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Ophthalmologist, Optometrist, Optician: What’s The Difference?

Time For An Eye Exam! What Kind Of Eye Doctor Should You See? Have you ever wondered if you should see an ophthalmologist, optometrist, or optician for your eye care needs? Depending on your situation, you may benefit from visiting any combination of these specialists. In this article, we’ll discuss the differences between each one,…

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