Optical Articles

April 22, 2019

The Best Foods for Eye Health (With Recipes!)

foods-for-eye-healthWe’re all about helping our customers improve their vision, whether through our Vancouver contact lenses and glasses or by sharing helpful tips for keeping your eyes healthy. One important way you can bolster your vision is through proper nutrition. Of course, there’s no magic nutrient that will have you tossing your glasses and basking in sudden 20/20 vision. However, there are a host of foods that contain...

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March 25, 2019

Makeup Tips for Women Who Wear Glasses

woman-glasses-makeupThese days, eyeglass frames are so stylish they’ve become a fashion accessory (just check out our newest Vancouver eyewear). That also means less people are automatically turning to contact lenses. Wear your glasses day and night to show off your personality. With a little know-how, you can ensure your makeup looks just as flawless as your frames, allowing you to still highlight your eyes behind your specs and pull your whole look together.

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January 18, 2019

A Parent’s Guide to Kids and Digital Eye Strain

holiday-ideas-glassesKids today grow up around technology and since it’s a big part of adults’ lives, it, in turn, becomes a big part of theirs. A study found that in Canada, children between the ages of three and five spend an average of two hours per day in front of a screen (a television, tablet, cell phone, e-reader, laptop or computer). With the increase in device usage among children comes an increase in the frequency of digital eye strain, sometimes also called computer vision syndrome.

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December 19, 2018

Holiday Gift Ideas for the Glasses Wearers in Your Life

Thinking of holiday gift ideas for loved ones can be challenging, especially when you wait until the last minute. If you procrastinated on your holiday shopping this year, we’ve got you covered with some great holiday gift ideas. Well, at least for the glasses wearers in your life (we are a Kerrisdale eyewear store after all).

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October 16, 2018

The Ultimate Guide to Eye Exams

Eye exams are one of those things that many of us tend to put off unless something’s wrong or we’re in need of a new prescription for glasses or contacts. Yet, they’re actually a really important part of your routine preventative care and they can uncover a variety of issues and even give your eye doctor an indication of your overall health.

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September 19, 2018

Tips for a Good School Year When Your Child Wears Glasses

School is in session again and as a mom, I know just how hectic things can get. neighborhood. When juggling your own life, that morning routine, activities, homework, meals and everything else, your kid’s eye exam and other vision considerations can quickly fall to the bottom of your to-do list and glasses can feel like one more thing to keep track of. However, a child’s eyesight has a strong correlation with their school performance and overall well-being, so it’s worth it to make it a priority.

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July 30, 2018

Timeless Frames and Sunnies and the Icons Who Made them Famous

Of course, as a Kerrisdale eyewear store, we’re all about helping our customers find glasses and sunglasses that give them amazing vision and a comfortable fit. However, at the Spectacle Shoppe, we also love pointing people in the direction of frames that will look stunning on them.

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