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Eyeglasses With A Purpose

February 22, 2022

If you wear only one pair of eyeglasses all day every day, you may be missing out on the benefits of eyewear with specific intentions and advantages. 

At the office of North Country Optical, we use our extensive knowledge of the ocular system and the complexities of the eye to fit you with the perfect eyeglasses lenses, frames and contact lenses. Our team is made up of friendly, highly trained specialists who are eager to help you feel comfortable and relaxed while benefitting from the very best in optometric care. 

Get more out of your vision by having a selection of lenses that suit your lifestyle and pursuits. 

People who spend a lot of time staring at a computer often suffer from eyestrain caused by the blue light the screen emits. There are specs for that! They filter out the blue rays and will make your computer time much more comfortable. 

People who are nearsighted (myopic) require glasses for distance but not for up-close endeavors. They should consider seeing an optometrist for a prescription that’s about half the strength of their distance glasses. 

Daytime can be tough when strong sunlight hinders your vision. By blocking the sun’s damaging and invisible UV rays, polarized lenses help you drive in comfort and safety. Meanwhile, anti-reflective lens coatings lessen light reflection off your glasses, which reduces daytime glare and the nighttime “starburst” effect around streetlights and oncoming headlights.

If you’re 40 or older and never needed reading glasses, it might be increasingly difficult to focus on objects that are within arm’s length. It’s called simple presbyopia and a normal part of aging. “Cheaters”—the ones on racks at drugstores—may be unsuitable if the strength doesn’t exactly match your need or if you have astigmatism. See an optometrist for the perfect prescription. 

Anyone active in sports—both contact and non-contact—shouldn’t wear their everyday frames while on the field or court. Instead, opt for extra-sturdy frames and impact-resistant polycarbonate lenses. 

Everyone at the office of North Country Optical is committed to the health of all of our patients. We’ve earned the trust of all of our patrons and look forward to earning yours. For more information about our practice and many services, please don’t hesitate to call us today.