There’s a reason eyeglasses have remained a popular option for correcting refractive errors like nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. At Rosemead Eye Center in Rosemead, California, board-certified eye physician and surgeon Elson Lai, MD, performs refraction tests to write eyeglass prescriptions and recommends lenses and frames that suit your needs. Schedule an appointment online or over the phone.
Glasses are optical aids that can help you see clearly when you have refractive errors. A refractive error is when you have blurry vision because the shape of your eye doesn’t focus light properly. Prescription eyeglasses correct vision impairments from refractive errors including:
Though eyeglasses can’t permanently improve or correct these refractive errors, they allow you to see clearly.
Although contact lenses and laser eye surgery are popular options for people with refractive errors, there’s a reason many people still favor glasses. Advantages of eyeglasses over these other options include:
Thanks to modern technology and design, there’s sure to be a pair of glasses that suits your personality, fashion sense, eye care needs, and lifestyle.
When shopping for eyeglasses, you may come across a lot of confusing, unfamiliar terms. Rosemead Eye Center wants to make sure you pick out the best possible pair of glasses for your needs. Common types of lenses include:
Dr. Lai goes over different frame and lens options with you and makes recommendations based on your needs. For your convenience, Rosemead Eye Center offers a full selection of glasses and optical products.
To schedule an eye exam at Rosemead Eye Center, call or use the online booking tool.