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Types of Eyeglasses

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About 75 percent of adults need vision correction. Nearly 65% of adults wear eyeglasses.

Learn about the different types of lenses, frames, coatings, and how to find the perfect frame style for your face shape.

Styles of Sunglasses

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Sunglasses protect your eyes against harmful UV rays, heat, dust, and other allergens.

This guide describes the different styles of sunglasses and how to match them with your face shape. It also explains the different types of lenses and lens coatings available.

LASIK Surgery Overview

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To date, over 8 million Americans have received LASIK eye surgery.

Learn about the different types of LASIK treatment options, what vision problems they can correct, and whether you’re a candidate for LASIK surgery.

How to Read Your Eyeglasses Prescription

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If you need vision correction, you’ve probably received an eyeglasses prescription.

This guide breaks down each section of your prescription so you’ll know exactly what each section means.

Best Contacts for Dry Eyes

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Over 50 percent of contact lens wearers experience dry eye syndrome.

This guide will help you find the perfect pair of contacts to correct your vision and keep your eyes comfortable and hydrated all day.

Do Blue Light Glasses Work?

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Blue light blocking glasses sales have skyrocketed in the last few years.

But do they actually help protect your eyes? Learn what science says about the effect of blue light on your eyes and circadian rhythm.

How Much Does LASIK Cost?

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The average price of LASIK in the U.S. is around $4,500 for both eyes.

Keep in mind that pricing can vary depending on several factors. Learn more about LASIK costs here.

Does Insurance Cover LASIK?

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Most elective procedures are not covered by insurance. 

However, these policies are starting to change, and some vision insurances now offer discounts on LASIK.

LASIK For Astigmatism

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LASIK can correct astigmatism, nearsightedness, and farsightedness.

Astigmatism means your cornea has an irregular shape. Learn how LASIK can correct vision impairment caused by astigmatism.

PRK vs LASIK

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PRK and LASIK are refractive eye surgeries.

They both can correct nearsightedness, farsightedness, age-related vision changes, and astigmatism. But which is right for you?

LASIK vs SMILE

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SMILE is another type of refractive eye surgery.

However, it uses a different type of laser than LASIK surgery. Find out if SMILE is right for you.

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