Three Things to Consider Before Buying Sunglasses

by The Rochester Eye & Laser Team on Jul 22, 2020 10:03:56 AM

Sunglasses are far more than a fashion statement. A good pair of sunglasses protect your eyes from harmful ultraviolet radiation, blunt eye strain, and help you stay active outdoors for longer. Thankfully, there are tons of great options that pair great fit with fashion.

Few items pair fashion with performance as much as a great pair of sunglasses. The good news is you don’t have to give up one for the other. Manufacturers build high-performance sunglasses that turn away the sun’s harmful rays and shield your eyes from glare inside great-looking frames with high-quality components. A rock-solid design that handles season after season of wear and travel can have all the style and flair you desire. When it comes to sunglasses, you can definitely have your cake and eat it, too. Here are three things to think about when you’re sizing up a few frames.

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Anti-glare, blue light filter and other lens enhancements

by The Rochester Eye & Laser Team on Jul 9, 2020 2:01:59 PM

If you wear glasses, this information is for you. Did you know that there are several types of eyeglass lenses and lens enhancements on the market? Depending on your lifestyle and what you use your glasses for, here are some of the options available to you at The Rochester Eye & Laser Center.

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What's the buzz about polarized lenses?

by The Rochester Eye & Laser Team on May 7, 2020 9:18:05 AM

Image from opt magazine 12/5/16 issue

Polarized sunglasses have been around for years, popular with long-haul drivers, law enforcement officers, boaters and fishermen who rely on the glare reduction provided by polarized lenses. These lenses protect your eyes from harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays that, over time, can contribute to causing cataracts and macular degeneration.  

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