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Why are we very purposeful about the frame lines we choose to carry?

You may notice that we don’t carry frame lines like Coach and RayBan. We do this on purpose. Why? The simple answer is that these companies are not small town, private practice-friendly. These frame brands are found in big box stores because they are sold to these big box stores for a fraction of the price they sell them to us. Not to mention, these brands are some of the most common knock-offs found online. So, we have chosen frame lines that support small business and have our best interests (and yours) in mind. In an era where it is getting harder for small businesses to survive, we choose to support the businesses that also support us.

Most people between the ages of 40-45 start to have difficulty seeing up close. This is called Presbyopia and slowly progresses until about the age of 65. This is a normal change due to the lens in the eye hardening and losing flexibility.

Vuity is 1.25% pilocarpine. This is not a new drug. It has been on the market for decades and is used to temporarily shrink the pupil size. It is now being rebranded as a drop that can help improve near vision. How does this work? By shrinking the pupil size, physics tells us this can increase our depth of focus. This drop will not CURE presbyopia. It can improve it while the drop is active and the near blur will return when the dose wears off after approximately 4-6 hours. This drop is recommended for individuals ages 40-55.

Dosage: one drop in each eye once per day. Side effects: possible brown ache or a mild headache. The cost at this time is about $80-90 per month at most pharmacies and insurance does not apply.