Our Optometry Blog

Do I Need UV Protection in My Eyewear?

Do I Need UV Protection in My Eyewear?

We don’t have to tell you that the sun can be somewhat elusive in Michigan at times. We can have superbly sunny stretches of summer, but still, get plenty of overcast days. Then winter comes and our time with the sun can feel almost painfully fleeting. So when it...

Do I Need Eyeglasses if I Have Contacts?

Do I Need Eyeglasses if I Have Contacts?

When it comes to choosing between eyeglasses or contact lenses, you might have a natural tendency to think that selecting one excludes the other. It’s like believing there are only “dog people” and “cat people.” But the truth is that you don’t have to limit your...

4 Smart Reasons to Use Frames as a Fashion Accessory

4 Smart Reasons to Use Frames as a Fashion Accessory

Do you consider the eyeglasses frames you wear to be a dynamic aspect of your overall style? If not, there’s no reason why you couldn’t! We use many things both for their function and their fashion. The primary purpose of your shoes is to support and protect your...

Do You Need New Eyeglasses? – 5 Signs It’s Time

Do You Need New Eyeglasses? – 5 Signs It’s Time

Almost everyone has at least a few prized possessions that they carry with them throughout their lives, over the years and decades. Your current eyeglasses should not be one of these things, however. Although it’s understandable to love the way a specific set of...

Should You Wear Blue Light Lenses?

Should You Wear Blue Light Lenses?

We all live beneath the same big, blue sky, but the popularity of blue light lenses continues to rise because the amount of blue light hitting our eyes only keeps increasing year over year. At Mattawan Family Eye Care, we specialize in using BluTech lenses for...

6 Simple Tips for Taking Care of Your Glasses

6 Simple Tips for Taking Care of Your Glasses

For all the time and investment you make in finding the right pair of prescription eyeglasses, the last thing you want is for them to end up scratched or damaged a few weeks or months down the road!  Properly taking care of your glasses as soon as you receive them is...

Considering Contact Lenses? Here’s What You Should Know

Considering Contact Lenses? Here’s What You Should Know

For vision correction, prescription eyeglasses tend to be the star of the show. Contact lenses are not as prominently featured in the world. And for some people, that may be the point for choosing contacts in the first place. Maybe you simply prefer not to be seen...

Tips for Choosing Your Ideal Eyeglass Frames and Lenses

Tips for Choosing Your Ideal Eyeglass Frames and Lenses

Whether you are choosing your very first pair of eyeglasses or looking for a replacement pair, the prospect can seem daunting. You might have that anxious feeling of “being stuck” with your choice for the next good while, and the fear that something you initially...