Spring Break Fashion Blog

Spring Break Fashion Blog

Spring has sprung, ladies and gents! After this winter hibernation, I am ready and raring to show you my favorite sunnies for Spring Break. This is the time of year to whip out your favorite shades and protect your peepers, and if you’re in need of a fresh pair—Uptown...

Macular Degeneration and Nutrition

Macular Degeneration and Nutrition

ARMD (Blog and Training)  2/27/18 Age-related Macular Degeneration is a progressive degenerative disease of the macula that results in decreased central vision. Generally classified into two types: (1) nonexudative, or “dry” ARMD, characterized by drusen and...

Blue Light Lenses – Why are they important?

Blue Light Lenses – Why are they important?

Blue light is emitted thru several different sources - the sun, T.V., tablets, phones, computers and LED light bulbs.  This can also cause various issues with our rest and vision. Our body naturally produces a sleep hormone called, melatonin.  Many of you...

Low Vision from Macular Degeneration

Low Vision from Macular Degeneration

By-Traci Wyatt, Licensed Dispensing Optician Low Vision is defined as vision loss that cannot be corrected by glasses, contact lenses, or surgery. Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of low vision in adults over 50 in developed nations. While...

20/20 for the Cure – Breast Cancer Awareness

20/20 for the Cure – Breast Cancer Awareness

Many of us know of someone affected by breast cancer – fighter, survivor, or victim.  Breast cancer is a type of cancer where cells of the breast tissue divide and grow without normal control.  It is a cancer that strikes women and men of all ages and all...

Contact Lenses Do’s and Don’ts

Contact Lenses Do’s and Don’ts

By: Jennifer Cowan Contact lenses can be one of the safest forms of vision correction when you follow the proper care and wearing instructions provided by your eye doctor. When misusing your contact lenses, you could potentially be damaging your eyes....

Lexie’s Wintertime Favorites

Lexie’s Wintertime Favorites

New Year, New Frames!  2018 is looking like yet another stylish year for Uptown Eyes, as we have so many beautiful frames in stock and I just needed to share my current faves with you. Enjoy! Matsuda Sunglasses First up,...

Health Savings Accounts for Eye exams and Eyewear

Health Savings Accounts for Eye exams and Eyewear

It’s that time of year again! A great time to use your unspent Health Savings funds for your eyecare and eyewear.  If you don’t have a health savings account or would like more information, here are a few tid bits and links to find out more.  Also, ask your HR...