Geneva Optometrics

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Stylish eyeglasses for the whole family

Today's eyeglasses come in many different shapes, sizes and colors. This has transformed prescription eyeglasses from a vision necessity to a fashion accessory. Eyeglasses are more durable and thinner to fit all prescriptions. Matching the right type of lightweight lenses to the frames will complement and enhance your vision. Glasses today are now becoming a fashion statement, a far cry from years ago when they were mainly used to just correct your vision. People wear several different pairs of glasses to match their wardrobe and for their specific visual needs.

 

 

After your comprehensive eye exam, if it is determined you need glasses, our Opticians

will help you select the appropriate frame and lens combination for your specific need.  

We have frames and glasses for your specific needs:

 

-Distance vision-Driving /Night vision

-Computer vision-Enhanced vision

-Near vision-Binocular / Focusing Vision Problems

-Sports / Safety vision-Kids / Childrens' vision

 

 

We can help you chose from our designer frames and lenses for your needs.

 

Didn't get your eyes examined at our office?  We can still help find the right pair of glasses for you.  Just bring in your prescription or we can call your doctor's office for you.  

 

Not sure if you need glasses? We can help you determine what your visual condition is.  

During your comprehensive eye exam, we check your eyes for common eye diseases, assess how your eyes work together and evaluate your eyes as an indicator of your

overall health.  

 

 

Frames and more frames

At Geneva Optometrics, we have over a thousand current and "trendy" style frames available. We have frames for all age groups (Men, Women, Children) from the very young (infants) to the mature individual. Whether you're looking for the Smaller "Preppy" Unisex Frame, Larger Traditional Eyewear, Sports Goggles, Computer Vision Glasses, Safety (Industrial Glasses) or Sun Glasses, we can find and fit a frame to suit your personal and individual needs.

 

Types and Styles:

 

-Unique plastics frames in oval and elongated rectangular shapes

-Rimless and semi-rimless styles with lenses cut in oval shapes

-Retro, small style frames

-New progressive shapes, bowtie, buttefly style frames

-Thin metal, titanium, stainless steel for durability and lightness

 

Eyeglass lenses

-Plastic

-Polycarbonate

-Trivex

-High Index Plastic

 

Each lens material offers their own unique characteristics.  We can help you determine what will work best for your visual needs.

Lenses can be made of glass, plastic or polycarbonate. Glass is more durable and resistance to scratches, but is less impact resistant. Plastic and Polycarbonate lenses are thinner and lighter and are more impact resistant, but scratch more easily. Polycarbonate is the most impact-resistant lens available.

 

Depending upon your activities, we can determine with you what type of lens material is best suited for your visual needs. Whether you are looking for lenses that are thinner and lighter, or lenses that darken and lighten, we can assist you in your decision and choice of lenses.

 

Certain types of materials are better suited for specific tasks, and depending upon your visual requirements, our staff can assist you in choosing the best lens combination suited to your individual needs and function.

 

Lens Types:

-Single Vision

-Bifocal

-Trifocal

-Invisible Progressive Lenses

-Occupation Bifocal

-Golfers Seg

 

With the changing of times, new advancements in lens materials, coatings and types of lenses have flooded the market. Each lens has it's particular purpose and depending on your need, it will have a place in your glasses. Whether you need distance only, near only glasses, or need the progressive invisible bifocal for your distance, intermediate and near work, our staff will be able to assist you in choosing the right lens and material for your needs. We have access to all type of lenses available today and in the many different materials available. Just tell us your specific needs and we will be able to put together a lens for your personal needs.

 

Lens Coatings / Treatments:

Lens coatings can enhance the performance and appearance of your eyeglass lenses. If you are thinking about purchasing new eyeglasses, here are lens coatings and treatments you should consider.

 

-Anti - Scratch Coatings

-Anti - Refelective Coatings

-Ultra-Violet Treatment

-Photochromic Treatment

-Polarized Lenses

 

Anti-Scratch Coatings:  

No eyeglass lenses, not even glass lenses are scratch proof.  However, lenses that are treated front and back with a clear, scratch-resistant coating have a much harder surface that is more resistant to scratching.

 

Anti-Reflective Coatings:

AR coating eliminates glare caused by light reflecting from your lenses.  Lenses with AR coating provide better vision for night driving and more comfortable vision for reading and computer use.

 

AR coating is highly recommended for all eyeglasses, but particularly for polycarbonate and high-index lenses, which reflects more light than regular lenses if AR coatings is not applied.

 

Ultra-Violet Treatment:

This invisible dye blocks ultraviolet (UV) light.  Just as sunscreen keeps the sun's UV rays from harming your skin, UV protective treatments for eyeglasses block those same rays from damaging your eyes.  Overexposure to UV light is thought to be a cause of Cataracts, Retinal damage and other Eye problems.

 

Photochromic Lenses:

Photochromic lenses are eyeglasses that darken automatically when exposed to sunlight, then fade back when you return indoors.  In most cases, photochromic lenses are clear indoors and darken to a sun tint outdoors.

 

Polarized Lenses:

Polarized sunglasses have been popular for years with boaters and fishermen who need to reduce glare from the water surrounding them.  Now many others who spend time outdoors have also discovered the benefits of polarized lenses.  Anyone who spends time outdoors can now have the benefits of clearer vision and the elimination of glare.

 

Polarized lenses can also be worn indoors by those who are light-sensitive, including post cataract surgery patients and those continually exposed to bright light through windows.

Sunglasses

Sunglasses are a great and inexpensive way to protect your eyes from the sun. Important in summer as well as in winter, proper sunglasses keep the UV rays from affecting your eyes and causing problems such as cataracts. The best sunglasses will protect against both UVA and UVB rays.

 

Polarized lenses can help if you're on the water since they reduce glare.

 

Sunglasses can give you instant cool appeal, but they are much more than a fashion accessory.

 

Sunglasses are an essential tool in safeguarding the health of your eyes and the surrounding tissue.

UV risks to the eyes

Just as the sun's ultraviolet (UV) rays can damage skin, they can also harm the lens and cornea of the eyes.

 

UV radiation increases your odds of getting cataracts, which cloud the eye's lens and lead to diminished eyesight. It has also been linked to macular degeneration, a treatable, but incurable disease of the macula, a part of the retina that is essential for sharp vision.

 

Photokeratitis is a corneal sunburn that's also known as snow blindness. As the name suggests, skiers and snowboarders are particularly vulnerable to this temporary but acutely painful condition.

 

You may feel less heat from that winter sun, but don't be fooled. Those trendy sunglasses you bought last summer are just as important now. The sun's rays can still do serious damage to your eyes, whether you live in snowy Chicago or sunny L.A. The winter sun sits lower in the sky, and at a different angle than during warmer seasons.

 

Sunglass lenses comes in all different colors.  From brown, amber, and copper to green, gray, rose, and blue. Choose whichever looks best, as there is no relationship between color and UV protection.

 

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Designer Frames:

Kate Spade        

Juicy Couture      

Calvin Kline  

Just Cavalli

Marc Ecko  

Fossil  

Cole Haan    

Swarovski    

Adidas    

IZOD

Nike

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Designer Sunglasses:

Kate Spade

Marc Ecko

Swarovski

Just Cavalli

Calvin Kline

Roberto Cavalli

Addidas

 

Michael Korrs

Roberto Cavalli

Banana Republic

Marc Jacobs

Silhouette

Tommy Hilfiger

BCBG      

Gucci      

Kenneth Cole

Coach

Marc Jacobs

Juicy Couture

Maui Jim

Gucci

BCBG

 

 

 

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