Whether you're a long-time glasses wearer or getting your first pair of contacts, Dr. Jade and Dr. Dave have everything you need. From eye exams to eyewear in Lloydminster, we have you covered! But it's not just having the eyewear, it's having the right eyewear that's crucial for your eyesight and eye health. Check out our tips for cleaning and maintaining your eyeglasses and sunglasses.
Your glasses should help you see more clearly, whether you're nearsighted or farsighted. If you're wearing the wrong prescription, your eyes will have to work harder, potentially causing you more problems. Another way glasses contribute to your eye health is by acting like an eye shield. You're not as likely to get dirt, dust and debris in your eyes. And if you're an allergy sufferer, glasses can help keep that itch-inducing pollen at bay!
The lenses themselves have advanced with modern technology. In the past, glass was your only choice, but now you also have the following lens options for your glasses:
We can help you find glasses in the style and material that you want!
Reasons to Wear Eyeglasses
Sunglasses are also important for your eye health because they shield your eyes from harmful UV light. Prolonged exposure to direct sunlight can seriously damage your eyes and cause problems that last a lifetime. Everyone, including children, should have a pair of sunglasses with UVA/UVB protection. Please don't settle for the cheap, flimsy models, either. These types of sunglasses don't have the proper amount of sun protection and are actually helping let in more harmful light by tricking your pupils into opening up because of the perceived sense of darkness. Make sure whatever pair of sunglasses you choose, it has some sort of UVA/UVB protection notation! If you also want glare reduction, we carry a range of polarized sunglasses as well.
Some people think that contact lenses make your eyes worse, but that isn't the truth. Changes in your eyesight are probably because your eyes are still developing, or the cleaning solution you're using is causing some sort of irritation. Contact lenses are perfectly healthy for your eyes! To preserve your eye health while wearing contact lenses, however, we recommend the following:
The staff at Eye Expressions is dedicated to help you have the best eyesight and eye health possible. Please contact our office to schedule an appointment or stop by to see our collection of eyewear in Lloydminster.