If you have a vision problem that means you can't see perfectly, have a yearly eye exam and get treatment for the problem. Prescription lenses can help you to see better. Whether you choose eye glasses or contact lenses, our eye doctor on our optometry team will give you an eye exam to see what will help your eyes to see as clearly as possible. If you need an optometrist in Saint James, MN, give our office a call to make your eye exam appointment. Get your exam to make sure that you have your most recent, up-to-date prescription for your prescription lenses. We at Olson Optical are here to help.
When people need to get prescription lenses, they often choose eye glasses to correct their vision. Some people choose them because they are so easy to handle and to wear. A lot of people don't want to have to put in contacts every day, so they choose eye glasses instead. The look of glasses is a classic one that many people appreciate. They may choose to wear eye glasses because they are good looking and an extension of their fashion sense. There are so many frames to choose from that it can even be fun to pick out your glass’s frames.
There are also plenty of people who don't like to wear glasses. Contact lenses come with a number of benefits, and many people prefer them. Once you put them in, they don't require you to adjust or clean them as with glasses. They are a correction method that you can just forget about all day. They are perfect for those who like to do a lot of physical activity because they won't fall off. Contact lenses are ideal for many people who feel that eye glasses are too bothersome.
Sunglasses and Polarized Prescription Lenses
Anytime you are outside, it can be a good idea to protect your eyes with a pair of prescription sunglasses. The sunglasses you choose may or may not be polarized lenses, depending on what you choose. Both types have benefits and can protect your eyes against the harmful rays of the sun as well as from wind that can dry them out. When you choose polarized lenses, they will keep you from seeing glare.
Get Your Eye Exam
Everyone needs their eye exam every year to have an updated vision prescription and to screen for eye diseases. Our eye doctor will check your eyes for problems and measure your vision. She can also offer treatment for your vision problems. To make an optometry appointment, call our Saint James, MN, office to schedule a time with our optometrist. Call us at (507) 375-2020 for Olson Optical.