3 Reasons Why You Should Invest in High Quality Eyeglasses

When it comes to your eyeglasses, cheaper is never better. Opting for a low quality frame will not only lead to higher long-term costs, but it can also pose a danger to your ocular health. Here are 3 reasons why you should never settle for cheap glasses.

Your vision plays a very important part in your life because it allows you to perform daily activities such as reading, cooking, driving, and using a computer. Neglecting your ocular health and failing to seek treatment for poor vision can lead to a host of problems, such as:

  • Greater risk of accidents or injuries when driving
  • Poor performance at work or school
  • Constant headaches
  • Eye fatigue
  • Incomplete vision development for children


Our Team of Calgary Optometrists Help Protect the Vision of Your Whole Family

At Blink Eyewear, our team of qualified Calgary optometrists are able to provide a range of vision services for your entire family, including children’s eye care, emergency eye care, cataract management, and high quality frames. Whatever your needs, we have the experience and expertise to ensure the long-term health of your eyes.

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3 Reasons to Never Settle For Cheap Glasses

Clear and healthy vision is critical to your quality of life, so investing in good quality frames is a critical step to take. When you purchase a cheap pair of glasses, you may be saving money in the short term, but are also putting your ocular health at risk.

If you need a new pair of eyeglasses, here are 3 reasons why you should never settle for a cheap pair:

1. Cheap Eyeglasses Cannot Provide Optimum Protection

If you have specific vision concerns, such as one eye is more near-sighted than the other or astigmatism, then only high quality eyeglasses can fit your specific vision concerns. While cheaper glasses can help a little, they won’t be able to provide optimum correction because they won’t be made for your particular set of problems.

2. Cheap Frames Often Come With Cheap Lenses

If you’re willing to settle for a cheap pair of eyeglasses, this often means that you’ll have to settle for cheap lenses as well. Why is this dangerous? Cheap lenses won’t be able to correct your vision problems adequately and even the smallest mistake in your prescription can lead to problems such as:

  • Poor eyesight
  • Blurred vision
  • Frequent headaches
  • Eyestrain
  • Poor performance at work or school

Invest in a High-Quality Pair of Eyeglasses

If you invest in a pair of glasses made specifically for your needs, you’ll be sure to get the right lenses to correct your vision. The precise prescription will lead to clearer vision and eliminate any eye strain, greatly improving your comfort.



3. You’ll Be at Risk of More Serious Eye Health Problems

While it’s true that your new pair of frames can be a great fashion statement, they are designed to be a lot more than that. A quality pair of eyeglasses will work to protect your vision and eye health.

Cheap eyeglasses will not only come with the wrong prescription and low quality lenses, but you also won’t be able to protect your eyes from the blue light that is emitted from your digital devices, such as your laptop or phone.

Investing a little more in a pair of eyeglasses with blue light lenses is critical because the harmful blue light emitted from screens can negatively impact your vision and lead to a higher risk of:

  • Macular degeneration
  • Retinal damage
  • Dry eye syndrome



Looking For High-Quality Frames That Fit Your Budget? We Can Help!

At Blink Eyewear, we carry a wide range of high-quality and affordable eyeglasses at our Calgary eye clinic to suit all lifestyles and budgets. To find out more about our collection of eyewear and how our team of qualified optometrists can help protect your vision, visit one of our three branches, Crowfoot (67 Crowfoot Terrace NW, T3G 4J8), West Springs (1009 873 85 St SW, T3H 0J5) or Creekside (12192 Symons Valley Rd NW, T3P 0A3).

Alternatively, you can contact our team at our Crowfoot Branch (403-547-5417), West Springs (403-242-0999) or Creekside (403-516-2292).

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Blink Eyewear boasts the largest collection of eyewear in Calgary, but our 3 locations are also home to the region’s finest optometrists. Just as you will not find a better store to shop for your eyewear, you will not find a better vision clinic to do your eye exam or treat your eye condition. 

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