Philadelphia eyeglasses. The city's largest selection of affordable funky eyeware. Eyes examined. Contact lenses. Lab on premises.

August 8, 2019

Acanthamoeba is a single-celled amoeba that's commonly found in water, soil and air, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Contact lens wearers face a risk of contracting this infection if they engage in certain practices, such as disinfect...

July 27, 2019

Clinical trials of a pair of smartglasses designed to help legally blind people to see and read letters again are currently taking place in two cities in the United States. The “bionic eye” technology is made by a Paris-based biotech firm called Pixium Vision. It consi...

Kentucky electrical worker Chris Prater douses himself in insect repellent every day to beat the bugs he encounters on the job.

But all his spraying couldn't spare him from a pernicious tick that found in the one spot he couldn't swat — his eyeball.

"You can't...

You go through life and everything is so colorful and bright that you need sunglasses.

But as time goes on, everything gets a little darker. Then you can’t drive at night anymore.

That’s cataracts, and it’s affecting people at earlier ages. More than 90 percent of people...

June 29, 2019

The TODAY anchor had to wear glasses on air for the first time in his career after developing an ulcer in his eye from sleeping with his contact lenses in.

Craig Melvin is living proof that sleeping in your contact lenses is a bad idea.

The TODAY anchor wore glasses on t...

There are many possible causes of sore eyelids, including infections, injuries, and problems with contact lenses. Most issues will subside on their own, but some may require eye drops or another form of treatment.

The eye is a delicate area, so it is important to monito...

June 11, 2019

“No, it’s not okay to wait for symptoms to appear. Some blinding eye diseases have few warning signs before they’ve taken away your vision. A yearly exam is the only way to catch things early.” — Paul Harris, OD

June 5, 2019

In addition to giving the eye color, the iris offers protection. Composed of tissue, fibers and pigments, the iris acts as a curtain to restrict the amount of light reaching the retina.

For someone born without an iris or living with a damaged iris, glare can be debilit...

When a person has a severely damaged cornea, a corneal transplant is required. However, there are 2,000 patients waiting for the cornea donation in the country as of 2018, and they wait for six or more years on average for the donation. For this reason, many scientists...

Please reload

Archive
Please reload