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Sports and Eye Injuries

Sports and Eye Injuries

Eye trauma is a serious risk whether you’re an athlete or enjoy recreational sports. Approximately 40,000 sports-related eye injuries are treated in the emergency room each year, with a third of them resulting in permanent vision loss. Fortunately, 90% of these...

Dementia and The Aging Eye

Dementia and The Aging Eye

The expression “eyes are the window to the brain” is true in many ways. Our eyes are the only place in the entire body where you can directly view one of the brain's 12 cranial nerves (optic nerve). Researchers studying the connections between the eyes and the brain...

A Guide For The New Progressive Lens Wearer

A Guide For The New Progressive Lens Wearer

As we get older, our ability to focus on nearby objects, such as our phone or a restaurant menu, tends to diminish. This condition is referred to as presbyopia.

Whether you have an existing prescription or this is your first time needing glasses, various lens options are available to help.

Silent Eye Diseases That Cause Vision Loss

Silent Eye Diseases That Cause Vision Loss

You might think of an eye exam as something you only need if your vision changes. However, good vision isn’t the only indicator of eye health. Many eye conditions associated with vision loss don’t cause any symptoms in the early stages. Glaucoma Glaucoma is a disease...

Our Favorite Eyeglass Trends This Season

Our Favorite Eyeglass Trends This Season

We have a ton of favorites for this 2021-2022 season, so it's been hard to narrow down this list. While eyewear trends have changed dramatically during the pandemic, more and more people have decided to step out of the ordinary when it comes to their style. Let’s...

Dry Eye and Nutrition

Dry Eye and Nutrition

Dry eye is a common condition that you may have experienced in your lifetime. Many factors influence dry eye, including computer use, contact lens wear, air quality, climate, hormones, medications, laser eye surgery, and systemic diseases. One factor that is often...

How Harmful Is Blue Light for Your Eyes?

How Harmful Is Blue Light for Your Eyes?

Blue light blocking lenses have taken off in recent years, but you might be wondering if you need a pair and what they do for your eyes. And how damaging is blue light, anyway? We'll explore the answers in this article. What Is Blue Light? The electromagnetic (EM)...

Be Seen Optics Art Gallery

Be Seen Optics Art Gallery

FOR THE NEXT FEW MONTHS ANDY BAUSCH IS OUR IN HOUSE FEATURED ARTIST. YOU CAN SEE AND PURCHASE HIS WORK AT OUR STORE Andy Bauch was born in Queens and raised near Boston. He is a self-taught artist who works by applying an array of digital transformations and...

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