• Protecting Your Eyes From Sun Damage

    Not only is it important for you to protect your skin from the sun, but what most people don’t realize is how important it is for you to protect your eyes from the sun. Those who like to enjoy summer activities such as hiking, surfing, sailing and fishing are at greater risk in developing damage […]

  • 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 […]

  • Frame Trends For 2014

    Top Frame Trends This Season One of the top color trends this season for both apparel and accessories has been purple and according to Pantone, a color forecasting company, we can expect to see this color continue into spring! The color of 2014 according to Pantone is  “radiant orchid” which has undertones that give that […]

  • 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 […]

  • Fashion Trends for Men’s Eyewear

    Trends are constantly changing in the fashion eye wear industry. Men’s eye wear tends to remain the same but today it has taken on a more modern fell. For Men struggling to decide which style’s are in take the following aspects into account next time you visit Dr. Q at Q optical on Newbury Street, […]

  • 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.   […]

  • Take Care of Your Eyes This Winter

    We are constantly being informed of the harmful ultraviolet rays during June, July and August, but these rays are just as damaging during December and January?  When in fact, ultraviolet rays can be even more harmful during the Winter months. On top of that here in Boston, where it snows, those harmful ultraviolet rays reflect […]

  • What to Know Before You Buy Contact Lenses

    Are you in the market for some new eye wear options, specifically contact lenses? With the improvements to the design and versatility of contact lenses, these are more commonly used then ever before for eye wear. Soft contact lenses Soft contact lenses are the contact lenses that people are most familiar with worldwide. Soft contact […]

  • Basic Contact Lenses Care

    When following the proper care and wearing insturction, contact lenses are one of the safest forms of vision correction. Q Optical wants to educated people that use contact lenses so eye remain healthy. By knowing this basic contact lens care you can protect your eyes from harm! Always wash and dry your hands before handling […]

  • Eyewear for your Business Lifestyle

    Q Optical knows that your lifestyle plays a big role in determining what eyewear is best for your needs. Whether you are athlete with a busy schedule or a young professional in the business world, Q Optical has the latest trends and styles to meet your needs. Choosing the right frame can effectively reflect your […]

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