Introducing Dr. Kathryn Waters, O.D.

Dr. Kathryn Waters, a native of northern Wisconsin and graduate of the Illinois College of Optometry, is now scheduling eye exams at her new practice right next door to the Eyeglass Factory

The Eyeglass Factory is offering free glasses for students 18 and younger with a prescription and a financial need. SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – As the school year gets underway, the Eyeglass

How do I select a Sunglass?

The only protection you need in a good sunglass is the ability to block out UVA and UVB light rays. UVA and UVB are the ultraviolet sun rays that can

How Often do I Need to get an Eye Exam?

The short answer, and majority consensus, is that it is recommended to get a new exam at least every two years. Actually, being a powerful lobbyist, the Optometric Association has

How to get an Eyeglass Rx? (Who do I see?)

There are two types of Doctors that can examine eyes and actually write an eyeglass prescription. The Ophthalmologist (MD) is the more “fully trained” Doctor that not only has eight

Lens Care

Always wet your lenses. Using “moisture” is the most important thing to remember when cleaning your glasses. Water works great! “Eyewear lens cleaners” may also work, but sometimes a fine

What is a Progressive?

In its simplest definition a progressive is a no-line bifocal. Today, the progressive lens is the preferred lens for anyone who needs help to “re-focus” from distance to near (“accommodation”).