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Wearing Makeup with Glasses? 3 Tips for an Even Better Look

Wearing Makeup with Glasses? 3 Tips for an Even Better Look

While both glasses and makeup are an incredible medium through which to express personal style, the wrong mix can be distracting. Glasses are an essential tool to the lives of many, however, can prove to be obstructive if aiming to go for a specific makeup look or...

4 Everyday Tips for Better Eye Health

4 Everyday Tips for Better Eye Health

Millions of individuals experience eye complications each year. Some eye problems result in permanent vision loss or blindness, while others can be corrected with glasses or contact lenses. Studies show that approximately 12 million people aged 40 years and above have...

Tips for Treating Dry Eyes

Tips for Treating Dry Eyes

Dry eyes can be a constant source of pain, discomfort, and frustration. Our eyes require a healthy amount of moisture to operate; and when that moisture isn’t there, boy do we ever know it! When the environment enters drier seasons, irritation from dry eyes will...

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...