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How to Know If Your Child Might Need Eyeglasses

It’s a good idea to know the signs of an undetected vision problem early on since healthy eyesight is so crucial to your child’s growth and development. Sitting too close to devices, squinting, closing one eye and clumsiness are all indicators of a vision impairment in children.

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How to Help Your Child Adjust to Wearing Eyeglasses

Your child’s first pair of glasses may come with a transition period in the initial days. However, if you can help them understand the benefit that glasses have on their daily activities, they may be more enthusiastic about wearing them. Click below to learn tips on how to help your child adjust to wearing their new glasses.

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How to Properly Clean Your Glasses

Cleaning your glasses on a daily basis is important in preventing smudges, scratches or other irreversible damage to your lenses and frames. Click below to follow steps to clean your glasses at home.

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How to Clean Your Glasses with Cleaner or Wipes from Shopko Optical

Lens care options such as gel cleaner, lens cleaner and pre-moistened lens wipes are available at Shopko Optical for a convenient and affordable way to keep your glasses clean and your vision clear on a daily basis.

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How to Make Sure Your Glasses Fit Properly

Properly fit glasses are not only essential for comfort, but also play an important role in the quality of your vision. Your Shopko Optical optician will use a combination of measurements including frame width, arm length, bridge placement and lens size to ensure your glasses fit properly.

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How to Make Your Glasses More Comfortable

Uncomfortable glasses can be a pain, but by easily confirming the fit with an optician, verifying your prescription, cleaning your lenses or adding a lens coating for reduced strain, ­­­­­­you can maximize the comfort of your eyeglasses for everyday clarity.

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How to Reduce Digital Eye Stress

Extended viewing of digital screens can cause major eye discomfort and vision problems such as eyestrain, headaches, blurred vision, dry eyes and more. Here are 8 easy ways to decrease the effects of digital eye strain.

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How to Reduce Dry Eye Symptoms

Dry eye is a common condition in which your tear glands are not functioning properly. This can result in redness, itchiness and blurred vision. Check out these 7 ways to decrease these symptoms to keep your vision clear and comfortable.

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How to Know if You Need an Eye Exam

Routine comprehensive eye exams are crucial to detecting and treating eye diseases early to ensure your vision stays clear and your eyes stay healthy. Click below to learn in which instances you should get your eyes examined.

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How to Keep Your Eyes Safe & Healthy This Summer

While enjoying the warm weather and summer activities, the last thing you want to worry about is treating an eye injury or sudden change in vision. Learn how to keep your vision clear and eyes healthy this summer.

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How to Know the Difference Between a Vision Screening & a Comprehensive Eye Exam

Unlike a comprehensive eye exam, a vision screening is very limited and should not be substituted for an annual eye exam with an optometrist. Learn more about the key differences between these common eye assessments.

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How to Prepare for Your Eye Exam

Learn simple ways you can get ready for your next eye exam including recording your symptoms, tracking your family eye history, and brainstorming questions before your visit.
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How to Keep Your Eyes Healthy This Fall

Use these 6 easy tips to avoid common eye dangers such as dry air, UV exposure, and Halloween costume mishaps to keep your vision clear and your eyes healthy this fall.

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How to Protect Your Eyes as You Age

Just as your body ages, so do your eyes. Learn easy ways to preserve your vision and eye health throughout your life.

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