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About Myopia (AKA Nearsightedness): Causes, Symptoms, & Treatments

Myopia is a common refractive error, with an estimated 42% of Americans living with some degree of myopia. It is known colloquially as nearsightedness (and less often, short-sightedness), a term that accurately describes the impacts myopia has on those that live with it: blurry, hazy, or otherwise impaired distance vision.…

Published: 2017-03-20Read Article
Eyewear Trends for Men

If you want to make a statement and go bold with your glasses, it might be time to ditch your wire, thin-rimmed glasses. Today’s trend in eyewear, especially in Hollywood, is all about dark frames that stand out. Large-frame glasses create a simple look, but there are many different ways…

Published: 2016-10-19Read Article
The Perfect Frame for your Face

After you received a comprehensive eye exams from any Schaeffer Eye Center office, your next stop is choosing the perfect frame for your new prescription. Before frame selection, think about the shape of your face. The three most common face shapes are round, oval and oblong. Follow this guide for…

Published: 2016-10-19Read Article
Make the Most of Your Vision With Proper Contacts

Contact lenses correct refractive errors that affect one’s vision. They can also help stabilize a person’s prescription so it stays the same for a longer period of time. Use this guide to figure out the best way to care for your contact lenses so you can continue to enjoy clearer…

Published: 2016-10-19Read Article
The Importance of Vision Exams in Sports Physicals

If you have a child who wants to participate in sports, you’re probably aware that he first has to undergo a thorough physical exam performed by a physician. During a physical, a physician will evaluate your child’s general health and determine whether participating in a particular sport would put your…

Published: 2016-10-19Read Article