• Presbyopia & Blue Light Filtering Reading Glasses | Blue495

    If you’ve ever been out to dinner with someone over 40 and they look like their forehead is about to pop a vein while trying to read the menu, then you know what Presbyopia looks like. Simply put, Presbyopia is a normal change that takes place to the muscle in our eyes responsible for focusing. As we age, the muscle weakens in a slow and predictable way leading to worsening vision while reading and engaging in other near point activities. As we move along the ladder of time, our “number” goes up. It starts around +1.00 in our early 40’s and caps out around +2.50 for most people in our mid 60’s.…

  • Adjusting to Progressive Lenses

    There may come a moment when your doctor recommends progressive lenses. Although you may feel a little uncomfortable with the transition, progressives offer many advantages. Progressive lenses, sometimes referred to as “no-line bifocals,” are eyeglass lenses having a smooth transition between parts with different focal lengths, correcting vision at all distances. They provide the same purpose as bifocals without having the appearance of the line. Progressives offer patients the flexibility of having distance and near vision all in one convenient pair of prescription eyeglasses. How Do They Work? The upper portion of the lens is for distance and as you go lower on the lens, the strength progresses towards your reading prescription. As…

  • 5 Cute Frames for Your Kids

    An overwhelming majority of what a child learns in school is presented visually, so it is imperative that a child has proper vision care. What that being said, finding the perfect pair of glasses for your child can be stressful and expensive. However, 39DollarGlasses.com wants to make selecting a frame and lenses for your child fast and simple. We all know kids can be a little careless with their glasses, so let’s do away with spending hundreds and take a look at some adorable and more importantly, affordable kids frames. All our kids glasses are made with shatter-resistant polycarbonate lenses – the best way to keep their eyes safe. Student…

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