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.

Eye Health: Blepharitis

Eye Health: Blepharitis

  Have you ever woken up with your eyelids stuck together? Do they seem to have greasy flakes around the eyelashes? If you've experienced these symptoms, you may be suffering from blepharitis. When a blepharitis diagnosis is made, it is referring to the eye health condition in the eyes that causes the eyelids to become inflamed. The part of the eyelid that usually becomes inflamed is the area around the eyelashes. The part of the eyelid that usually becomes inflamed is the area around...

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Top 5 Reasons to Wear Glasses

Top 5 Reasons to Wear Glasses

  Eyeglasses are becoming increasingly popular, with their updated styles, colors, and affordability. So, why not jump on the bandwagon and get a pair of eyeglasses? Here are our Top 5 Reasons for Getting Eyeglasses! Reasons For Getting Eyeglasses Fashion - With numerous styles, colors, and shapes, eyeglasses are up to date on the latest fashion trends. They are great accessories to make any outfit fashionable and enhance your facial features. Eye Protection - In today's digi...

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Spring Inspired Eyewear

Spring Inspired Eyewear

Time to put away your winter sweaters and unpack your spring wardrobe! Spring is here! With the change in season, comes a change in wardrobe and accessories. One of the accessories you should update is your eyewear. At My Eyelab, we've gathered our top 5 frames for the Spring season for men and women. Women's Frames Christian of Paris (COP-15-13):  The sun is shining a little brighter these days! Keep your eyes protected from the harmful UV rays with these cat-eye tortoiseshell and g...

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Sports Eye Safety Month

Sports Eye Safety Month

  Do you enjoy playing sports? Have you've ever encountered a close call with getting hit in the eye or receiving a blow to the eyes? If you've answered 'yes' to any of the questions posted above, it may be time to consider purchasing  protective eyewear for playing sports. Based on a study done by the American Academy of Ophthalmology there are more than tens of thousands of sports and recreation-related eye injuries each year. On a positive note, 90% of these eye injuries can be...

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Reasons to Schedule an Eye Exam

Reasons to Schedule an Eye Exam

  Medical Conditions They weren't lying when they said that your eyes are the windows to the soul. They are also the window to your overall health. An eye exam can help detect systemic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, and high cholesterol. Developmental Problems Your eyes expose you to the world you live in and contribute to your learning. Making sure that they are in optimal condition is crucial to having a lifetime of vision and sight. When it comes to ch...

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Saving Your Vision

Saving Your Vision

The month of March signifies the beginning of Spring along with Save your Vision Month. At My Eyelab, we take our customers eyesight seriously, and we've created a blog post informing our customers of the importance of getting a yearly comprehensive eye exam and tips on how to save your vision. Just as you implement healthy eating and exercising habits into your lifestyle, you should implement healthy eye habits into your daily lifestyle. Implementing healthy eye habits help maintain optimal...

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Properly Caring for your Contact Lenses

Properly Caring for your Contact Lenses

  While most people use glasses as their preferred form of a corrective lens, an astonishing 37 million Americans choose contact lenses as their preferred corrective  lens option. Given this statistic, we thought it would benefit our contact wearing customers to learn how to properly care for their contacts. Properly caring for your contact lenses is not only essential to making them last, but it is also essential to maintaining optimal eye health. Learning to properly clean and care...

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January: National Glaucoma Awareness Month

January: National Glaucoma Awareness Month

When was the last time you had an eye exam? Have you been tested for glaucoma? If the answers to those questions is a "no," it's time to schedule an eye exam, and get tested for glaucoma. January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. That's why  we've compiled information on Glaucoma and the importance of getting a yearly eye exam in order to detect glaucoma early on. Glaucoma, What is it? When the Optometrists diagnoses someone with Glaucoma, he is referring to the build-up of fluid in th...

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Anti-Reflective Lenses

Anti-Reflective Lenses

Understanding Anti-Reflective Coating Do you ever find yourself covering your eyes from the sun while wearing glasses? Or having a difficult time seeing while driving at night due to the glare from the car lights? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, it’s probably time to consider getting Anti Reflective lenses. Anti-Reflective lenses, also known as AR lenses, are made to not only improve the look of your glasses but they also help improve your vision through the lenses. Th...

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Eye Allergies

  Have you ever found yourself with watery eyes or rubbing your eyes as soon as you step outside? If these sound like symptoms you’ve experienced at some point in your life, then you’ve felt the effects of an allergic reaction. Whether the reaction is due to seasonal allergies or more serious allergies, your eyes can experience symptoms such as: Itchy Eyes Watery Eyes Red Eyes Burning Eyes Causes of Eye Allergies Airborne Allergies The most common eye allergies are caused by...

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