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Eyeglasses: Lens Materials

When it comes to buying eyeglasses, it can be easy to get overwhelmed or confused with choosing a lens material. Many people still have no idea that lenses made of actual glass are pretty uncommon these days – “Polycarbonate… huh?!” So the next time you order a pair of eyeglasses and it comes time to [...]

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Tips to Avoid Losing Your Glasses and What to Do if it Happens

Going on vacation? Don’t lose your glasses! Let’s face it, the reason you go on vacation is to get away from it all. You want to leave behind the daily drudgery of work, chores and responsibility. But in that carefree state of mind there are so many ways to lose your prescription glasses, so before [...]

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39DollarGlasses.com Customer Service Representative Saves Customer’s Life

39DollarGlasses.com customer service representative went the extra mile when the customer she was on the phone with suddenly stopped responding.

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Children’s Eye Care Charities Need Our Support Now More than Ever

One of our loyal blog readers recently contacted us about an important issue we weren’t even aware of. Due to end of the year cuts in the U.S. budget, many worthwhile organizations like Helen Keller International (HKI), lost funding they so desperately need to provide vision screenings and prescription eyewear for thousands of disadvantaged children. [...]

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Gene for Nearsightedness, Glaucoma Discovered

Scientists have discovered a new gene therapy that could cure both glaucoma and myopia. Studies suggest that by 2020, half the world population will have myopia, so the research comes none to soon!

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