Valuvision Eyecare is a locally owned and operated chain of vision centers. Valuvision has served the Greater Jacksonville and Orange Park areas for almost 40 years. Whether your looking for eye exams, contact lenses, eyeglasses, designer frames, or sunglasses, Valuvision has it all at a vision center near you in Jacksonville Florida. This article is the third in a four part series on the types and function of eyeglasses.
One of the primary functions of glasses is for correcting vision problems in eye such as myopia or nearsightedness, hyperopia or farsightedness, astigmatism and presbyopia. Optometrists are primarily concerned with this function of prescription eyeglasses as a means of providing eye care for patients. Nearsightedness(myopia) is a vision disorder where near objects are scene clearly yet far object are blurry or Read more »
This is the second of a 4 part series on the modern optical marvel, eyeglasses. In the last installment, we learned eye glass lenses are really fabricated from industrial plastics. But since “eyeplastics” just doesn’t have the same ring to it, spectacles are still referred to most commonly as eye glasses or glasses. In this article, the history of glasses will be discussed.
There earliest reference to magnification is found in ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs in 500 BC The first written record looking through an object as a lens is found in the 1st century AD, written by Seneca the Younger, the tutor of the Roman emperor Nero. Nero himself was said to have looked on gladiator contests using an emerald as a magnification lens. Several written references to using optics and lenses for corrective purposes were dated to the 1200′s. Sunglasses were developed as early as the 1200′s and perhaps earlier Read more »
Valuvision Eye Care has been operating top quality vision centers in Jacksonville Florida for nearly 40 years. Valuvision optometrists and eye care professionals are standing by to serve all of your family’s eye care needs and get you the perfect pair of eyeglasses today.
In the next few weeks, we will be delving in to a 4 part series on Eye Glasses. I can feel the anticipation building already. The history of the spectacle will be covered including the precursors of modern day glasses, as well as their invention proper. Current innovations in construction of eyeglasses and their different uses in Read more »
Your eyes are the most sensitive organs in your body; they don’t just let you “see” the world, your eyes allow you to experience the dynamic and ever-changing visual world and all the wonderful people in your life. To quote a poet, your eyes are the windows to your soul… yet many people neglect their eyes and their eyesight.
Your local eye doctor or optometrist is an important practitioner of eye care and eye health which contribute to your overall well being. An optometrist isn’t concerned with selling your glasses or the latest color contact lenses; he or she is primarily concerned with providing you exceptional eye care. Read more »
Why is eye care important? Just put a blind fold on for 30 minutes. You will truly see how precious your vision is and why eye care is so important. Let’s look at a few symptoms and you’ll readily see (no pun intended) that eye care is just as important as any other part of your body for overall health and well being. How many times have you noticed that you have trouble reading road signs? Or trouble reading the latest New York Times bestseller? Or once you have left your computer after a couple hours of work you feel more fatigued than necessary and quite possibly have a headache? Or when you are driving at night, pedestrians seemed to pop out of the shadows from nowhere at the last minute? These are all signs that you have not been vigilant in maintaining proper eye care and eye health. Read more »
Finding a good eye doctor is the responsibility of every parent. Finding an experienced and board certified eye doctor has never been easier with several convenient Valuvision Eye Care locations in Jacksonville and Orange Park FL. As your child grows and gets ready for school, eye doctors can check your child’s eyes for eye movement skills, focusing skills, near vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and hand-eye coordination. That is a huge order Read more »