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There have been some recent hair trends that girls are obsessed with – going bald, Amber Rose style, or perhaps dying your hair a multitude of rainbow shades. But for guys, sometimes less is more. These hairstyles are bound to make any guy go crazy over you. We’re not sure what exactly it is about …
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The 3 Types of Conjunctivitis: What You Should Know
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What is Computer Vision Syndrome?
I recently read a blog post that covered a topic that we frequently discuss in our office – Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS). In the blog post, Dr. Kendall Donaldson shared some interesting observations about how we spend most of our lives looking at screens – computers, tablets, smart phones, TVs, movies, video games – and, in turn,…
Top 10 sexiest hairstyles
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Why Is There A Need For A Drivewear Lens?
By David Rips, President, Younger Optics Drivewear lenses provide glare protection through polarization and enhance and protect vision through photochromics, which respond to both visible and UV light. Combining the strengths of two of the most important technologies in sunwear today provides wearers a lens for tomorrow...
Contact Lens Tips
Essential contact lens tips for anyone wearing contact lenses, both new and existing wearers. Click through and learn more from a global leader in providing providing high quality contact lenses!
How Do You Choose the Best Lens Tint?
Choosing the best lens tint depends on the environment and lighting conditions combined with the unique needs and preferences of the wearer.
What to Expect During Contact Lens Exam
In this blog by our optometrists, we give you the scoop on what to expect during a contact lens exam at Lone Star Vision in Plano, TX. Call us today to schedule an appointment or to learn more about our services!
100 Years of Family Ownership at United Lens Company
United Lens Company (ULC) is ready to celebrate its 100th year of family ownership, American production, and pioneering technology. Founded in 1916 by Fileno DiGregorio as a modest single-furnace operation, ULC has grown to become the only truly vertically integrated company in the optical industry, offering the latest technologies and highest quality optical components per …
Digital Lens Basics: What You Need to Know
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With the approach of Contact Lens Health Week, Aug. 20 to 24, the American Optometric Association offered tips for preventing major complications due to dangerous contact lens practices. AOA President Samuel D. Pierce, OD, explored contact lens health and safety in an interview with Primary Care Optometry News.
Tips for Contact Lens Wearers
Handy tips for contact lens wearers, like how to tell if your lenses are inside-out.
A Look Inside How a Contact Lens Works To Improve Vision
If you’re a contact lens wearer, you’re in good company–over 24 million people wear contacts in the United States alone. But have you ever wondered how those little circles of plastic actually improve your vision? Read on to take a closer look at contact lenses How The Eye Works To understand how contact lenses work, it’s important to know a little about how the eye works. When light reflects off an object, it passes through the cornea (the transparent covering of the eye)…
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Lenses and Coatings
There’s a bit of a gap in industry knowledge and education regarding exactly what goes into making and coating lenses at a surfacing lab. Well, it just so happens, we’ve got one of those (a surfacing lab that is). So, John and I decided to produce a “How It’s Made” style video to help fill that gap More than six months in the making, we take you behind the scenes at Laramy-K Optical to show you everything that goes into making uncut lenses,…
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When deployed in cell clusters, 3-beam antennas provide better wireless coverage thanks to tessellation. And lens antennas themselves offer unique performance benefits compared to traditional Butler-matrix models. Check out this video blog by Marty Zimmerman to learn more.
How Mayo Clinic Is Using iPads to Empower Patients
A pilot program shows how mobile technology can be used to improve health outcomes and lower costs.