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Optical Services

Signs Your Child May Need Glasses

Monday, August 15th, 2022

It might sound odd to people who have always had perfect vision, but for those of us with vision problems it can be difficult to recognize that you aren’t seeing as well as you should be. Worsening vision can happen very gradually, and you may not think much about it when objects that are far...  Read More

Sunglasses Are for More Than Just Looking Cool

Wednesday, June 15th, 2022

Everyone looks cool in sunglasses – that’s just a fact. But sunglasses also serve an important purpose. They give your eyes the protection they need from harsh sun and wind. Read on for some more information about the importance of wearing sunglasses. When should you wear sunglasses? The answer is: all the time! Even on cloudy days,...  Read More

Can I Sleep With My Contacts in?

Sunday, August 15th, 2021

When you have worn contacts for a long time, it starts to get annoying taking them out every night and then putting them back in again every morning. Sure, it really doesn’t take a lot of time, but you may start to wonder if it would really hurt to sleep with them in and if...  Read More

How to care for contact lenses

Wednesday, July 15th, 2020

There are many types of contact lenses on the market today, and some of them can be used for extended periods of time. However, if patients do not properly care for their contact lenses, they may experience a wide range of problems. The doctors of Marion Eye Center and Optical encourage patients to take care...  Read More

Eye Care for Summer

Saturday, June 15th, 2019

Before you tell us you’re just going to laze about all summer, let us stop you right there. Summer is no time to sit on the couch and stare at the TV, eating junk food, and ignoring your health. The weather is great and there’s so much to do. Granted, you probably feel like you...  Read More

Get Sunglasses For Spring

Monday, April 15th, 2019

We are in spring mode and there’s so much to do. We’re spring cleaning, shopping for warmer weather, and planning fun summer vacations. But, there’s one thing you need to check on before you go off camping or vacationing this summer: sunglasses. And, now is a great time to get used to bringing them with...  Read More

Night Driving: Staying Safe

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

As we age, our eyes change. If you have glasses or contacts, you probably understand that the need for them came when you were old enough to read the board at school (or not read the board, for some of us). Though everyone is different, there are larger trends that can inform us of what...  Read More

What Are The Risks Of Buying Glasses Online?

Monday, October 15th, 2018

We always recommend having a pair of glasses as a backup in case of an emergency. Essentially, this is our thinking: you might not have time to put your contacts in if an emergency comes up in the middle of the night. Glasses are easy to grab and put on, and those saved few seconds...  Read More

How to Choose the Right Style of Eyeglasses

Friday, December 15th, 2017

Eyeglasses are an accessory that have the ability to make a great first impression. With all of the sizes, styles, and colors available, knowing what eyeglasses to choose can be overwhelming. When choosing your next pair of frames, here are three important questions to ask yourself during the process. What type of personality do I...  Read More

UV Protection and Your Eyes

Friday, January 15th, 2016

When the sun is shining and the weather is warm, it’s perfectly natural to sport your favorite accessory – sunglasses. Besides looking good, you’re protecting your eyes from the sun’s rays. But did you know that even when it’s overcast and freezing cold, you’re still exposed to UV radiation? In fact, because of the glare...  Read More

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