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What is an OCT Eye Scan?

A younger woman receiving an OCT eye scan during her comprehensive eye exam

Your optometrist uses several different technologies during a comprehensive eye exam, including optical coherence tomography. It’s an effective tool for diagnosing eye diseases, but what is this technology, how does it work, and what can it detect? Learn more about optical coherence tomography below.  What is OCT?  Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a technology used […]

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How Do Multifocal Contact Lenses Work?

A woman placing her multifocal contact lens on her eye

Contact lenses are a great alternative to standard eyeglasses, but did you know there is an option for those who have multiple prescriptions? Your eye doctor may recommend multifocal lenses if you require multiple prescriptions and there are many varieties to choose from. To determine which multifocal lens may best suit your needs, it’s important […]

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Why Do Progressive Lenses Cost So Much?

Optician puts glasses with price tag attached on smiling woman in store

Progressive lenses can be an incredible boon to people with astigmatism and other refractive errors, but they also tend to be expensive. Good-quality progressive lenses can cost up to $1200—considerably more than your average pair of standard lenses. What’s the reason for the price tag on progressive lenses? Moreover, is paying extra for progressive lenses […]

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