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How To Pick Glasses: 5 Easy Tips for Picking the Perfect Frame

Getting to pick your new frames for your glasses can be fun and exciting if you know how to choose a great frame. Everyone's face is different, so not all frames will fit all face shapes. Luckily, you can follow a few simple rules to help make picking out glasses a fantastic experience.

Diabetic Retinopathy: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Your eyes are sensitive to the smallest changes in your body, and those changes can impact your vision in temporary or long-term ways. Because your eyes are highly sensitive machines, tiny shifts in things like your blood pressure, blood sugar, and hormones can cause changes in your vision. Find out more about what you need to know about diabetic retinopathy and how you can protect your eyes if you have diabetes.

2019 Holiday Sale!

Drop by our current location at 1208 Johnson Boulevard between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Thursday, December 5th and enjoy big discounts on frames, lenses, contacts, vitamins and stocking stuffers.  Part of every purchase goes to support the Murray Rockets Special Olympics.

Understanding Your Vision Plan: What to Expect from Your Coverage

It’s no secret that vision discount plans and insurance can be convoluted and confusing. So, what can you do to understand your coverage better?

Myopia Control: What is Sleep Sight?

No one wants their child to struggle to see. However, the symptoms of nearsightedness often go unnoticed by parents for a long time. Children as young as three can begin showing signs of Myopia, although it may not be caught for years without a proper comprehensive eye exam.

Digital Eye Strain: 5 Signs of Digital Eye Strain

Modern life has us constantly in front of screens. Whether it’s your phone, tablet, TV, or computer, there is always some type of digital screen within reach. This over-exposure to the LED backlighting of digital displays can be damaging over time to our eyes and leads to digital eye strain.

Why Should You Get Annual Eye Exams?

When your eyes start interfering with your life, you know it's time to schedule an eye exam. But what about when life is busy, and you see fine? Why take the time for an eye appointment?

Kid’s Contacts: 4 Reasons to Give Them a Try

The daily grind of the school year and extracurricular activities can get exhausting for parents, especially when you are trying to keep up with all of your children’s things. Lots of parents do not realize that even young children can benefit from the use of contact lenses.

Pediatric Eye Exams and What You Should Know

When it comes time to book your child’s annual exam, you want to take them to a place that will provide the best vision care available.  At Jarvis Vision Center, we strive to offer a welcoming environment that will put you and your child at ease.

Back to School: 3 Ways to Help Your Children Excel

It’s no secret that technology is rapidly changing our daily lives. Not that long ago, phones couldn’t do anything more than make phone calls, and schools had blackboards instead of smartboards.