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Important Optical Goods Terms

There are plenty of retail optical goods at your disposal. These include an assortment of prescription eyeglasses, contact lenses, bifocal eyewear, and designer sunglasses. As you know, different individuals require different type of optical goods and protective eyewear for various reasons. If you are looking for new prescription eyeglasses or high fashion shades, it helps to understand what is involved in this industry. You will find several key terms below that can assist you with better understanding retail optical goods.

  • Optometrist – A professional who examines eyes for defects and prescribes corrective eyeglasses and contact lenses.
  • Optician – This is an individual qualified to make and supply eyewear, contact lenses, and corrective eyeglasses.
  • Bifocal – Eyeglasses that have lenses with two separate parts; one is for reading and close up vision, while the other is for distant vision.
  • Transition Lenses – These are protective lenses that get darker in the sunlight in order to protect the eyes from UV rays.
  • Disposable Contacts – These are prescription contact lenses that come in various colors and can be thrown away after each use.
  • Progressive Lenses – These are corrective lenses that are used in eyeglasses to correct certain vision disorders like presbyopia.
  • Eye Care Exam – This is an optometry exam that is given to determine your vision and whether any defects are present.
  • Designer Eyewear – Frames for prescription glasses and high-end sunglasses that are not cheap/inexpensive.
  • Protective Eyewear – These are optical goods that are used to protect the eye from wind, sunlight, and debris.
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    National Optometric Association
    East Chicago, IL 46312
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    Precision EyeCare & Optical
    760 Campbell Ln Ste 120, Bowling Green, KY 42104
    We provide eye exams, contact lenses, treatment of eye injuries and diseases. We have on on-site optical ;ab as well as eyeglasses on display with both fashion and economy frames. We are where excellence meets the eye!
    (270) 781-3937
    Eyewear Express
    3215 Irvin Cobb Dr Ste 100, Paducah, KY 42003
    Optometry and Optical office in Paducah, KY providing the best eye examinations, eye treatments, designer frames, contact lenses and eye wears
    (270) 575-1919
    Miles Eye Care
    954 S Kenmore Dr, Evansville, IN 47714
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    (812) 476-2000
     
    User Review: "I meet dr. Miles through mcglothan eye institute and found him to be considerate, caring and knowledgeable. He is willing..." - Bettye (IN)
    Sites Vision Clinic
    621 N Riverside Dr, Clarksville, TN 37040
    (931) 647-5237
    Orr and Routledge Optometrists
    1492 Madison St, Clarksville, TN 37040
    (931) 648-0544
    LensCrafters
    2801 Wilma Rudolph Blvd Ste 665, Clarksville, TN 37040
    (931) 552-2233
    Cole National Optical Shop
    2801 Wilma Rudolph Blvd, Clarksville, TN 37040
    (931) 552-7446
    Sunglass Hut
    2801 Wilma Rudolph Blvd, Clarksville, TN 37040
    (931) 552-4508
    Ophthalmic Surgery Center of Clarksville
    141 Chesapeake Ln Ste 200, Clarksville, TN 37040
    (931) 245-1940
    Clarksville Ophthalmology Center
    141 Chesapeake Ln, Clarksville, TN 37040
    (931) 552-6830
    Doctor's Valuvision
    2801 Wilma Rudolph Blvd, Clarksville, TN 37040
    (931) 553-8033
    Walmart Supercenter
    3050 Wilma Rudolph Blvd, Clarksville, TN 37040
    (931) 553-6994
    Clarksville Eye Clinic
    1111 Fort Campbell Blvd, Clarksville, TN 37042
    (931) 645-0346
    Benchmark Optical
    263 Dover Rd, Clarksville, TN 37042
    (931) 551-4238
    Walmart
    2315 Madison St, Clarksville, TN 37043
    (931) 552-9119


    Long before wearing monocles or scissor glasses became available to the optically challenged, civilizations have looked for ways to improve their eye sight. Efforts at magnification are recorded as far back as ancient Egyptian civilization. Fortunately for us, today's optical goods have all the benefits of modern science and technology behind them. Optometry today makes better vision possible for millions. Many circumstances may send a person to the optometrist. A doctor, teacher, or other care giver may notice a persons need for an exam. Or, the individual himself may experience headaches, reduced vision while driving, or difficulty reading small print. Opticians perform a variety of tests designed to evaluate eye health. They then write prescriptions for glasses or contacts that have the appropriate lens strength to meet the needs of the consumer. Some patients only need glasses for reading purposes. Others who need to wear glasses all the time may choose between bifocals and progressive lens options. Some versions are designed with transition lenses that offer protective coatings against the sun. Contact wearers can choose between disposable and reusable versions. They may even choose to alter their eye color based on the latest fashions. Designer frames are an important part of the optical goods market. Consumers are willing to make a large investment in an accessory that they will wear on a frequent basis. Retail eye wear stores and optometrists offices typically carry a line of frames. These can sometimes be found more cheaply by shopping around a larger discount outlets.
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