Getting your glasses prescription can be an exciting part of getting a comprehensive eye exam—until you actually look at the prescription paper. What are those initials? What do all those numbers mean? Glasses prescriptions typically include several figures and categories eye doctors use to determine the right prescription for your vision needs. Correctly reading your […]
Can You Get Contacts for Nearsightedness?
Nearsightedness is a refractive error your eye doctor is likely very familiar with—an estimated 30% of Canadians have it. Optometrists commonly correct this condition with glasses, but what about contact lenses? Can you get contacts for nearsightedness? Continue reading to learn more about nearsightedness, including if you can get contact lenses to correct this refractive […]
Can You Get Anti-Fog Prescription Glasses?
You’ve probably seen it before: you’ve just come inside to warm up from a cold day when suddenly your glasses completely fog up and block your sight. While this isn’t a huge deal—your lenses will clear up in a few moments anyway—it can be pretty annoying, especially if you have to go in and outside […]