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From eye health and news to the latest in eyewear fashion and style, get the full scoop from the My EyeLab Vision Blog. Here you’ll find articles, tips, and trends in vision to help keep you healthy and in-the-know.

How to Find the Right Eyeglass Frames

How to Find the Right Eyeglass Frames

Looking for some new eyeglass frames to kick off springtime? My Eyelab has exactly what you need! We partner with leading vision wear vendors and offer a wide selection of styles, all at affordable prices. Our experts have helped countless customers choose just the right frame based on their lifestyle and needs, and when you stop into one of our stores, we’ll be glad to assist you one-on-one. For now, here are a few pointers about choosing the perfect frames. Face Shape is a Consideration...

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How to Select the Right Lenses to Avoid Eye Strain

How to Select the Right Lenses to Avoid Eye Strain

How long have you been wearing glasses? Maybe it’s been a few years and you think you’ve found the perfect lenses. Or you could be just getting glasses for the first time and need help choosing the right lenses. Either way, we have some tips that are useful for both groups. As your lifestyle changes over the years, chances are that your ideal lenses will also change, so it’s good to reevaluate periodically. Check out these common lifestyle questions to determine the type of lenses you need...

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What Do the Numbers in Your Vision Prescription Mean?

What Do the Numbers in Your Vision Prescription Mean?

Leaving your eye exam with an updated vision prescription feels great, but if you’ve ever taken a glance at the prescription itself, you might find yourself confused. Unlike prescriptions for medication or physical therapy, vision prescriptions rely on a good deal of industry jargon and metrics. We’ll break down the basics for you, here. Key Terms to Understand Eye Prescription Meaning OD/RE, OS/LE, and OU Your prescription will contain some of these abbreviations. OD refers to th...

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Things to Consider When You Visit Your Optometrist

Things to Consider When You Visit Your Optometrist

Annual visits to the optometrist are standard when you need vision correction. There’s a good chance that you visit the same optometrist every year, but this year might be a smart time to consider a change. My Eyelab offers multiple benefits that our competitors can’t match. Consider the following points when you’re ready to make your next eye exam appointment. The Ease of Getting an Appointment It’s not always easy to schedule a visit to the optometrist. Typically, traditional cli...

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How to Clean Your Eyeglasses

How to Clean Your Eyeglasses

Eyeglasses can harbor dirt and bacteria. Because of the Coronavirus, it’s very important to keep your eyeglasses clean and free of debris. Bacteria growing on glasses can make you sick, and dirty lenses can cause eye strain and headaches.   These guidelines help you properly care for your eyeglasses: Do: Lenses  Wash: Grease and dirt from your hands can easily transfer to your lenses, so wash your hands before touching your glasses.Wipe: Remove dirt and debris from y...

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Our Telehealth Technology

Our Telehealth Technology

In response to COVID-19, My Eyelab is now only offering telehealth eye exams. In partnership with the Physicians Eyecare Group, select locations across the nation will offer patients the opportunity to receive eye care through telemedicine. All retail stores that do not offer telehealth services will be closed temporarily. Due to the Coronavirus, extra safety measures will be taken at each store. These include: A pre-screening questionnaire before patients are let in for an exam Enfor...

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How Platinum Blue Anti-Glare Lenses Protect Your Eyes

How Platinum Blue Anti-Glare Lenses Protect Your Eyes

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has led to millions of people working and attending school from home, which means the use of digital technology has grown exponentially. While utilizing devices to stay in touch is convenient, too much screen time can adversely affect eye health.   Digital Eye Strain  Digital eye strain is caused by the harmful blue-violet rays that are emitted from the back-lit screens from devices such as laptops, smartphones and tablets. It can cause ey...

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In the Spotlight: Meet Dr. Brad Brocwell

In the Spotlight: Meet Dr. Brad Brocwell

Dr. Brad Brocwell, Vice President of Clinical Operations at Vision Now Optics, has wanted to be an optometrist since he worked as a lab assistant at an optical retailer in high school. His passion for optometry led him to The Ohio State University College of Optometry, where he completed his degree in 1998. He then quickly jumped into the optometry industry - glasses first - and hasn’t looked back since. We sat down with Dr. Brocwell to hear more about his impressive career path and what acco...

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Customer Service is Critical for Vision Care Patients

Customer Service is Critical for Vision Care Patients

  Customer service is important in any industry, but when it comes to the optical business, the need for great patient relations is critical. In vision care, customer service isn’t simply a means to make a patient happy, it affects their comfort, thus, their willingness to share their symptoms, which ultimately impacts their satisfaction with the products they receive post examination. Being uncomfortable with the examination isn’t the only issue that can inhibit customer service. Thro...

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More Eyewear Options Create Happy Customers

More Eyewear Options Create Happy Customers

Customizing eyewear to a customer’s personality helps them enjoy the optical shopping experience. Approximately 225 million people in the U.S. use some form of corrective eyewear today. For a franchisee looking to break into the optical business, this can be a daunting statistic. After all, keeping up with trends and providing access to a large variety of corresponding frames, lenses and accessories to meet all of our patients’ corrective needs and desires is a tall order. Fortunately, My...

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