A Pair of Glasses Cases

This year I received an updated Rx for eyeglasses at my low vision appointment. My doctor recommended I try a second pair for reading at the computer, a middle distance focus to reduce the lean-in tendency. I agreed. Stockton and I traveled over to the optician to shop. Selecting frames from the brightly lit wall…

Managing a Pair of Glasses

After a child has an eye exam, is it time to buy glasses? It was never “in about an hour” like the retail optician commercials claimed to obtain my glasses as a kid. It lasted more like an hour…and three weeks. My strong prescription meant longer wait times for special orders. It happens. Nowadays buying…

Cutting Through It

I encounter it more with the freezing temperatures lasting for a while. But the situation comes up when I leave an air-conditioned area and walk into a humid environment, too–as much as it’s difficult to imagine warm environments right now, unless you are one of my friends like Lucent, living in Australia. I forgot about…

Bifocals or Progressives

I wear glasses. Which probably confuses some people who see my white cane first and my glasses second. Newsflash: not every cane user is fully blind. Actually, most visually impaired people have some form of sight whether it’s central, peripheral, or just light perception. It’s a gray area. Anyway, I used to have progressive bifocals,…