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Small Face Shapes

Get The Right Fit Everyone has unique features and style, and to come across a frame that makes your heart flutter is always exciting… especially when it is so hard to find. Many of our customers come to us with some pretty specific needs. We love finding them a pair to suite their personality, and of course – to fit them physically. Read on for tricks of the trade for finding a good fit for smaller face shapes. Glasses for…

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Task Glasses- Office, Computer and Reading

What are Task Glasses? Have you ever squinted at your laptop in disdain? Are you rubbing your eyes throughout the day trying to get your vision in focus or just to get some relief?  Is the screen getting blurrier as you read this? As opticians, our job is to find out what your optical needs are. Optometrists test your eyes for the strength of correction you need, but it’s the duty of the optician to look at the prescription, interpret…

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How to Clean Your Glasses: The Secret that’s Not Supposed to Be

“What do I use to clean my glasses?” People passing through our shop for an adjustment, a repair, or cleaning, frequently ask this question. All of our regular clients KNOW how to clean their glasses- because it’s our duty as opticians to make sure you do. In fact we take this duty so seriously, Laura will basically not let you leave the store until she is convinced that you understand proper cleaning procedure. (Whether you actually do what we recommend…

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Donate Your Old Glasses

Reflection is a powerful tool. Reflection is not merely the act of looking back on what has happened this past year, but the act of looking back and learning from those experiences. It’s collecting all the hard times, and sitting with them. Collecting all the happy times, and being grateful for them. What can be learned from all this? Without reflection, life just keeps going faster and faster, and for what purpose? Do you wish you had accumulated more stuff…

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