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Optical Store Farmingdale

Optical Store Farmingdale

At Vision Center, the number one Farmingdale optical store, our team of friendly, helpful staff members truly cares about your eye health and vision quality. Because we care so much, we make it a point to emphasize the importance of keeping your optical prescription up to date. Whether you wear contact lenses or prescription eyeglasses, you need to stay on top of your prescription and keep it accurate both for your own health and safety and the health of others.

Farmingdale Prescription Glasses

Farmingdale Prescription Glasses

Think about it: if your optical prescription is inaccurate, should you be driving? You can be putting others at risk by operating a vehicle without your vision being perfectly clear. In fact, you should not be really doing much of anything if your vision is not in tact as it normally is with a proper prescription. In addition, if you are using glasses or contact lenses with an inaccurate prescription, you can potentially damage your eyes and make your vision even worse. Using a prescription that is incorrect makes your eye muscles work harder than they should, causing eye strain. With eye strain often comes headaches and other uncomfortable symptoms. This can easily be avoided by visiting our Farmingdale optical store regularly for a comprehensive eye exam and adjustment of your prescription if necessary. How often you need to visit us for a check on your prescription depends on the individual. For younger patients that are still in school, you should visit us at least once a year as you are likely to have more frequent changes in your prescription. As you grow a bit older, you can usually visit us a little more sparingly, but this must be under the advisement of the experts at our Farmingdale optical store. For patients over the age of 60, the visits should go back to at least once a year, as changes in vision are likely to occur again.

If you are interested in learning more about your eye health and the related services available to you at our Farmingdale optical store, we encourage you to visit the Vision Center website. There you can find additional information about these topics and more. Should you have any questions or concerns that you feel we can help you with, do not hesitate in contacting us either by phone or online. We hope to see you soon at Vision Center.

Farmingdale Eyeglass Store
199 Merritt Road
Farmingdale, NY 11735
(516) 420-9595

Greenlawn Optical Store

Greenlawn Optical Store

Long Island Optometrist

Long Island Optometrist

The five Vision Center locations are the premium designer eyeglasses, sunglasses, and contact lens provider in Long Island and Queens. Everyday, our licensed opticians and staff work with every patient and customer to earn our reputation of providing not only the best eyewear fashion, but also optical service. We are dedicated to helping you see better while looking great. With five locations in Greenlawn, Bayshore, Moriches, Whitestone and Farmingdale, we offer the very best in precision optical lenses, fashionable eyeglass and sunglasses, state-of-the-art contact lenses, and comprehensive eye exams by licensed Long Island optometrists. From determining your optical prescription to walking out of our stores with the perfect pair of eyeglasses or the most comfortable contact lenses, great eye care at Vision Center is second to none.

When perusing our designer eyewear and sunglass collections at Vision Center, you may notice that we carry an extensive line of boutique eyewear designers and not any old licensed brand. We have found that boutique eyewear designers offer quality materials and superior value, whereas more streamlined and “budget” eyewear is made of poor materials with very basic and unappealing design. Our commitment is to providing the latest in eyewear trends, but also to sell it all for a fair price that’ll work with any budget.

Bayshore Eye Care

Featuring state of the art equipment and staffing friendly optometrists, Vision Center offers eye care to all ages, from infants to adolescents to adults. We provide Bayshore eye exams that are suitable to child and assess the healthy development of their eye sight. It is suggested that child receive a comprehensive eye exam at least once a year and their annual school vision screening is a poor substitute to visiting a licensed optometrist. While vision screenings at school may detect common refractive problems like nearsightedness or farsightedness, they may not catch everything including astigmatism or blurred vision. These eye problems need to be properly diagnosed during a comprehensive eye exam with at trained professional at any of our five Vision Center locations through out Long Island and Queens.

Designer Eyewear Bayshore
2044 Sunrise Highway
Bayshore, NY 11706
(631) 328-2475

Eye Doctor Greenlawn
751 Pulaski Road
Greenlawn, NY 11740
631) 261-3900

Contact Lenses Long Island

Contact Lenses Long Island

For millions, contact lenses provide a safe and effective alternative to eyeglasses. Like the proper fit of shoes, contacts must be expertly fitted for cornea health and comfort with a Contact Lens Exam at one of our 5 Vision Center locations in Long Island. It’s important to remember: one contact lens size doesn’t fit all, which is why you should visit your Long Island eye doctor for a proper examination and fitting. If the curvature of a contact lens is too flat or too steep for your eye’s shape, you could experience corneal discomfort or even eye damage.

Long Island Contact Lenses

Long Island Contact Lenses

During an eye exam fitting at a Long Island Vision Center, you will be asked general questions about your lifestyle and preferences regarding contact lenses, such as whether you’re involved in sports or if you’re interested in options such as daily disposable lenses or overnight (extended) wear. Your Greenlawn eye doctor may also discuss the option of rigid gas permeable (RGP or GP) contact lenses. Although most people today are fitted with soft lenses, some patients with high amounts of astigmatism or other irregular corneal conditions benefit from the high degree of vision correction offered by GP lenses.

Your eye doctor may ask you about how you might want to correct vision problems related to aging. At about age 40 or maybe older, you may develop a condition known as presbyopia that decreases your ability to see clearly at close distances. To correct presbyopia, your eye doctor at Moriches Vision Center may offer you the choice of multifocal or bifocal contact lenses or monovision. With monovision one contact lens corrects for near vision and the other contact lens corrects for distance vision.

To fit your contacts, the doctor or contact lens technician will use an instrument called a keratometer to measure the curvature of your eye’s clear front surface called the cornea. These measurements or K-readings help your eye professional determine the proper curve and size for your contact lenses. Some types of contact lens fitting require that your Whitestone eye doctor knows the size of your pupils in different lighting conditions as well as the diameter of your cornea. Pupil and iris measurements help achieve a proper sizing and orientation of your contact lens.

For the last part of your Long Island contact lens exam, the health of your cornea will be evaluated using a biomicroscope or slit lamp. This information is critical for determining the type of contact lens & wear schedule, as well as establish a baseline for your doctor to evaluate any future changes to your eyes related to contact lens wear.

Greenlawn Eye Doctor 631) 261-3900
Whitestone Contact Lenses (718) 746-3937
Bayshore Designer Eyewear (631) 328-2475
Farmingdale Optometrist (516) 420-9595
Moriches Eye Exams (631) 878-0606