• How Eye Exams Help Identify Health Conditions

    How Eye Exams Help Identify Health Conditions Your eyes are the window to your soul, and also a window into your health. An eye exam can reveal much more than just what is going on behind your eyelids, it can reveal what is happening in the rest of your body too. Eye exams can help […]

  • Caring For Your Eyewear

    Whether it’s a new pair of sunglasses or your prescription eyeglasses all eyewear requires special care. At Q Optical we know how important it is to take care of your eyewear to ensure the best result from them. Here are a few tips on how to keep your glasses well maintained for years to come. […]

  • Can You Swim With Contact Lenses?

    Can you swim with contact lenses? Sources say that contact lenses should not be exposed to any sort of water, so it is not necessarily recommended that you swim with your contact lenses in. The different types of Bacterias in water can potentially cause eye infections and irritations. While you have contacts in, you should avoid […]

  • Drug Store Glasses vs. Prescription Glasses

    We understand the convenience of picking up a quick pair of drug store reading glasses for a cheap buck, however, it is very important that you visit your eye doctor regularly for two reasons. Annual eye exams are capable of catching any underlying issues with your eyes. Certain eye diseases can be caught and treated […]

  • What Does 20/20 Vision Mean?

    Have you ever been to an eye doctor before and have them tell you that your vision is 20/20 and you just assume that means you have perfect eyesight? We are here to clarify the confusion of what exactly 20/20 vision means… 20/20 vision is a term used to define normal visual clarity or sharpness […]

  • Most Common Vision Problems in the U.S

    Did you know that almost two-thirds of adults in the U.S. rely on prescription eyewear on a daily basis? That is an alarming percentage of people who suffer from the 4 most common vision problems. Farsightedness This vision problem is when objects far away can be seen clearly while those close up are blurry. This […]

  • Can staring at a computer screen all day long damage your eyesight?

    Does your job require you to sit at a desk staring at a computer for eight hours at a time and at the end of the day you find yourself suffering from a headache and discomfort in your eyes? The truth is, the screen you are staring at for a long period of time isn’t […]

  • Why To Wear Prescription Sunglasses

    Prescription sunglasses are more than just a style statement. Quality lenses and precise prescriptions help you see clearly, participate in outdoor activities, drive safer, look younger, all while protection your eyes from harmful UV rays. See clearly: Polarized sunglasses, like regular glasses, are customize made to your eye prescription to help with things like, depth perception […]

  • Difference Between Farsightedness & Nearsightedness

    When people with eye glasses discuss their eye condition usually people refer to themselves as either far or near sighted.  Here are the differences between the two and how you can correct your vision! What is farsightedness? Farsightedness is the condition when your eyes focus on objects further away better than objects closer to your […]

  • Contact Lenses versus Glasses

    Q Optical, the fashion eyewear shop of Boston, MA, has contact lenses available for clients interested in making the transition from traditional glasses to contact lenses. If you are having trouble deciding between choosing contact lenses, below is a chart comparing contact lenses to eyeglass. Make an appointment online right now with Dr. Q.   […]

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