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Lashes

Lashes - Blog Post Listings on Sphere Optometry

The beauty trends and technology for lashes have changed and increased so much over the last century, decade, even years. There are so many different things you can do to boost, lengthen or enhance your eyelashes, but is it all healthy for our eyes?

In Dr. Danielle Gordon’s opinion, no.

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The Importance of Sleep for Eye Health

The Importance of Sleep for Eye Health - Blog Post Listings on Sphere Optometry

Sleep plays a vital role in our physical health and overall well-being. Sleep allows our bodies to reset and restores the ability to function for another day. Just as all of our organs and bodily functions benefit from sleep, our eyes are definitely no exception. Take a moment to think about the number of hours our eyes are open and actively working compared to our legs, arms, fingers and toes. Our eyes are generally open all day, and sleep is their only respite.

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Nutrition and Eye Health

Nutrition and Eye Health - Blog Post Listings on Sphere Optometry

When thinking about nutrition, our eye health might be the last thing that generally comes to mind. We usually associate nutrition with weight, fitness, and internal health, but our eyes are greatly affected by the food we put in our bodies as well.

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Myopia Control

Myopia Control - Blog Post Listings on Sphere Optometry

As a kid, finding out you are nearsighted and need glasses can be exciting. Many little ones are thrilled to enter the world of eyewear and start to play with their personal style, but for others, it can be intimidating to try something new and potentially stand out from their peers. It’s not unusual for parents to be experiencing these feelings of excitement and concern too. But did you know that if you have concerns about your child’s nearsightedness there are some things you can do?

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Back-to-School Eye Wellness

Back-to-School Eye Wellness - Blog Post Listings on Sphere Optometry

Back-to-school for many kids and families is going to look a lot different this for year. But whether your child is going back to a classroom, continuing their education online, or both, their eye health should be top of mind. Whether they will be looking at board through a sea of scattered desks or spending more hours than usual focusing on a screen, their visual demand will be heightened.

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Screens, Lighting, and Our Eyes

Screens, Lighting, and Our Eyes - Blog Post Listings on Sphere Optometry

There are so many forms of artificial lighting. From our standard LED lightbulbs to our phone screens, unnatural light sources can affect our eyes in different ways. As these artificial light sources are a staple in our daily lives, it’s important to understand how they are affecting us and what we can do about it.

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Sun and Sun Protection

Sun and Sun Protection - Blog Post Listings on Sphere Optometry

During the summer months, most of us love to spend as much time in the sun as we can. We all know that the sun is not always a friend to our skin, but what we might not know is that the sun can be harmful to our eyes as well (even if we aren’t staring directly at it). But don’t worry; this doesn’t mean we are destined to spend all of our warm days inside. There are many strategies available to help us to protect our eyes and enjoy the sun.

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Get the Fix!

Get the Fix! - Blog Post Listings on Sphere Optometry

The experience of dry eyes is a common one, especially if you wear contacts or stare at a computer screen all day. But what if there was a treatment that helped alleviate dry eyes and tightened the skin around your eyes at the same time? Sign us up!

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Eye Makeup and Ingredients to Avoid

Eye Makeup and Ingredients to Avoid - Blog Post Listings on Sphere Optometry

Have you ever thought about the ingredients in your eye makeup and how they might be affecting your eyes? I think we’ve all thought to ourselves at least once, “If it’s made to be put on my eyes, it must not be hurting them.” Well, unfortunately, that isn’t so. While makeup companies are not trying to directly hurt us, they are more focused on ensuring their products perform in new and marketable ways.

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Total Eye Wellness

Total Eye Wellness - Blog Post Listings on Sphere Optometry

In light of the current state of our world and the uncertainty of the future, at Sphere, we want you to know that we are here for you. These are incredibly unsettling times, leaving some of us with endless free time and others with the challenge of trying to save the world. No matter what your situation through this global pandemic, we want to help. So, we would like to stay in touch with a new perspective on wellness...

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FEATURED: Andy Wolf

FEATURED: Andy Wolf - Blog Post Listings on Sphere Optometry

Andy Wolf owns their entire process from the initial design, to shaping acetate blocks into frames, until they land at Sphere. Once the middle part and temples have been shaped, the frames go through several stages of cleaning, grinding and polishing to guarantee maximum comfort when worn....

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Featured: Tom Ford

Featured: Tom Ford - Blog Post Listings on Sphere Optometry

Tom Ford was born in Austin, Texas, but spent most of his childhood in Santa Fe, New Mexico. During his teens, Ford moved to New York and enrolled at New York University, initially attending courses in art history. He later redirected his studies to concentrate on architecture at Parsons School of Design in New York and Paris....

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FEATURED: Lowercase NYC

FEATURED: Lowercase NYC - Blog Post Listings on Sphere Optometry

Built out of a love for eyewear and an appreciation for true craftsmanship, Lowercase was established in 2016 with a mission to localize the trade of eyewear to the US, while creating a product that is second to none in quality and design.

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