Spring into Summer with New Designer Frames in Our Optical!

Posted by on Mar 27, 2018 in Child's Eyewear, children's glasses, Glasses, Sunglasses

Okaloosa Eye Care has recently received several shipments of new designer eyewear for both adults and children. To give you a little sneak peek, here are a few of our favorites:   Beautiful Carolina Herrara frames for women.         Adorable Sperry frames for tweens and kids.         Stylish new Ann Taylor frames, available in Tailored and Petite sizes, for women.         Adorable Nicole Miller frames for girls and women.     This is just a small sampling of all the boxes we have recently received!  Stop by to check out the entire selection anytime during regular business hours, Monday-Friday, 8 am-5 pm.         Also, don’t forget about our great spring special on SaltLife going on now.  We are currently offering 20% off on SaltLife sunglasses until the end of April 2018!...

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Reading at Crestview Library

Posted by on Feb 21, 2017 in Child's Eyewear, children's glasses, Uncategorized

Reading at Crestview Library Dr. Chelsea Evans and Dozer the Therapy Dog recently had the opportunity to read at the Crestview Public Library for story time.  They had a wonderful time! At Okaloosa Eye Care, we provide eye care for the entire family, including children!  Eye examinations are very important for children since uncorrected vision issues can affect eye and brain development as well as learning.  To find out more about our pediatric eye exams, click here.  To schedule an appointment for your child, call our office at (850)...

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Pediatric Eyewear for All Ages

Posted by on Oct 29, 2015 in Child's Eyewear, children's glasses, Infant eyeglasses

Did you know that our optical department has frames for all ages, including infants and toddlers?  Infants and toddlers require durable eyewear specially made to fit pediatric patients.  In addition to several other pediatric frame lines, we carry Miraflex and Dilli Dalli, both designed for our smallest patients.   Miraflex frames are flexible, safe, hypoallergenic, and anti-bacterial.  They come in several colors for both boys and girls. For more information on Miraflex frames and design, view their website at http://www.miraflexglasses.net/index.html.   Dilli Dalli frames are comfortable, durable, and feature IntelliFlex multiaction spring hinges.  They come in a variety of colors and styles for boys and girls.  For more information on Dilli Dalli frames and design, view their website at http://www.dillidalli.com. If your little one needs glasses, please feel free to stop by our office anytime during normal business hours.  No appointment is necessary.   Our staff is ready to help you find adorable, safe, durable glasses for your child.  If you are concerned that your child may need glasses and would like to schedule an eye examination, call our office at (850)...

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Ready for School

Posted by on Aug 5, 2015 in Child's Eyewear, Eye Exam, home, Homepage, Uncategorized

  READY FOR SCHOOL   Summer vacation is drawing to a close and it’s time to prepare our children for a successful school year. In your child’s classroom, digital devices may be available as learning tools. Although these devices are great resources for our children’s education, parents need to be aware of the visual risks associated with staring at screens for long periods of time and take the proper precautions to help alleviate eye and vision problems. So what can parents do to help their kids reach their full potential and be sure their eyes are ready for school? Schedule yearly, comprehensive eye exams A comprehensive eye exam from an eye doctor is one of the best investments you can make in your child’s education and overall well-being. Not only will an eye exam make sure your kids can read their devices comfortably, it will make sure their eyes are healthy. Through the Pediatric Essential Health Benefit in the Affordable Care Act, parents can take advantage of yearly comprehensive eye exams for children ages 18 and younger. And don’t be misled by thinking the screening that your school, or even your pediatrician may offer is complete. Many school screenings test only for distance visual acuity, but a child who can see 20/20 can still have a vision problem. Research from the American Optometric Association (AOA) American Eye-Q® Survey shows that 89 percent of parents mistakenly believe that vision screenings are an effective way to detect vision problems in infants and children. The 20-20-20 Rule To give the eyes a break, the AOA recommends the 20-20-20 rule: when using technology or doing near work, take a 20-second break, every 20 minutes and view something 20 feet away. Limit time spent on digital devices Many digital devices are still relatively new and the long-term effects are still being determined, so use devices in moderation. Today’s electronic devices give off high-energy, short-wavelength, blue and violet light. Early research shows that overexposure to blue light could contribute to eye strain and discomfort and may lead to serious eye conditions in later life. Comprehensive eye exams performed by an eye doctor are the only way to accurately assess eye health, diagnose an eye disorder or disease, and determine the need for glasses or contact lenses.  Call our office at (850) 683-0221 to schedule an eye exam for your child.  *Information courtesy of the American Optometric Association....

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SeeMore Sights this Summer!

Posted by on Jun 11, 2015 in Child's Eyewear, home, Homepage

School is out and SeeMore wants to wish all of you kids a safe and fun summer!   We also want to remind you about our SeeMore Sights discount for kids 17 and under.  With this discount, if you buy a frame at full price you will receive a FREE pair of polycarbonate, kid-safe lenses.  During the entire month of June, with each SeeMore Sights frame purchase, not only will you get a FREE pair of polycarbonate lenses, your name will also go into a drawing for a chance to win 5 tickets to the BLUE WAHOOS game on July 11, 2015! Don’t miss out on this great opportunity!  Call our office or stop by during regular business hours for more...

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Sports Eye Safety

Posted by on May 18, 2015 in Child's Eyewear, home, Homepage, Protective Eyewear, Uncategorized

 Healthy Vision Month:  Sports Eye Safety     According to the National Eye Institute, 90% of eye injuries could be prevented with better eye safety habits, including the use of protective eyewear.  Do your children play sports?  Are they protected? Let our friendly staff at Okaloosa Eye Care help.  We carry Liberty Sports frames that come in a variety of colors for both boys and girls.  These frames start at $180 and with our awesome SeeMore Sights discount, you can get kids-safe polycarbonate lenses for FREE.  You can also get non-glare or transitions lenses for an additional charge. For more fun facts on eye safety for kids, double click on the image below.  *Above image courtesy of National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health (NEI/NIH).  Featured front page image courtesy of Liberty Sports....

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