January 29, 2019
Woman wearing glasses and trying to stay warm in a winter hat and coat.

Winterize Your Eyes

You’ve got snow tires on the car, thermals out from the back of your closest, and the snow blower is primed and ready to go. You are prepared for the 2019 Polar Vortex, but have you winterized your eyes? We have a few tips on how to protect your eyes from winter. DON’T FORGET SUNGLASSES We never leave the house […]
March 19, 2016

Article One Eyeglasses Let You Do a Lot of Good in One Shot

I am Mitten Proud. Born and raised in Michigan, the only time I have spent living outside of Michigan was while I was in optometry school. When given the opportunity, I love supporting Michigan businesses. When I found an eyeglasses manufacturer with Michigan roots, I couldn’t wait to bring it in to Blink Eyecare. Can you imagine my excitement when I learned the co-founders […]
April 18, 2016

Head’s Up Ladies: April is Women’s Eye Health Month

The goal of Women’s Eye Health Month is to bring awareness to what we can do today to protect our vision for tomorrow. According to the National Eye Institute, women are more likely than men to have vision problems, such as; dry eye, macular degeneration, cataracts, and glaucoma. We can probably thank hormones for most of that, but also our […]
September 16, 2016
Blink Eyecare Sports Glasses Safety Goggles

Remember Eye Protection in Athletics with Sports Glasses

Eyeglasses are not enough to save your eyes from harm, sports glasses are a must! To help us remember, September is Sports Eye Safety Month. The most common sports-related eye injuries happen in the water. Most of these injuries are due to irritation or infection from water splashing into the eyes. Don’t forget to wear your goggles at the lake or […]
September 22, 2016
Fall Color Trends

Seasons Change; Fall in Love with a New Color

As the days get shorter and the nights get cooler, we say goodbye to summer and hello to fall. Time to put away the bathing suits and flips flops and dust off our sweaters and boots. Don’t forget, glasses are a functional fashion accessory. As we change our wardrobe, it is a great time to consider new colors trending in […]
October 13, 2016
Consequences of Cheap Contact Lenses

Cheap Contact Lenses, Costly Consequences

I shop online and I like to be a conscious consumer, too. Occasionally, I come across a deal that seems too good to be true. Depending on what it is, I might even take my chances.What I won’t take my chances with are things that might compromise my health or safety. Medications and medical devices (including contact lenses) fall into […]
December 1, 2016
Optometrist holding contact lens.

Wear & Care For Contact Lenses

Are you one of the 40 million Americans who wear contact lenses? According to the CDC, there’s a 99% chance you have at least one unsafe hygiene behavior. Whether you are a rookie or veteran contact lenses wearer, it sounds like we might need to recap proper contact lens hygiene. Proper handling of contact lenses should include: Washing your hands […]
July 27, 2017
Woman wearing cateye sunglasses.

How Much Did You Spend On Sunglasses!?!?!?

Sunglasses can cost $5 or $500, what’s the difference? Why spend more money? Just like any other purchase, there is a wide range in quality of materials. Ophthalmic sunglasses can hold prescription lenses and be adjusted to fit your face. Over the counter sunglasses vary in optical quality, sometimes enough to distort vision. Sunglasses typically fall into two categories; Fashion […]