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Protecting Your Eyes with Stylish Sunglasses

Sunglasses – Protecting Your Eyes While Projecting Your Image Sunglasses are a staple in many wardrobes, but did you know that they do more than contribute to your personal style? On an annual basis,…
Cohen's

Contemplating Contacts? Focus on These 5 Useful Questions

Perhaps you’re considering contact lenses—whether it’s colored contacts that have caught your eye, or the convenience of extended wear contacts that attracts you. If you envision yourself in contact lenses, take a peek at…
Wendy Kagan

Contact Lenses: Choosing the Right Type

Need vision correction, but don’t want to wear glasses? If you’re thinking about contact lenses, you’re not alone. Many people choose contacts over glasses to improve their vision without altering their line of sight,…
Wendy Kagan

Top Tips to Prevent Digital Eye Strain

Let’s face it: We live in a digital world. Computers and screens are everywhere—at work, at home, at school. So it’s no wonder that in this cyber age, we have developed a new physical…
Cohen's

6 Things You Need to Know about Contact Lenses

Contact lenses are tiny plastic miracles: Pop them into your eye and voilà—the world is crystal clear. Soft and pliable, today’s contacts are more comfortable than ever. Best of all, new options for contact…
Cohen's

How To Read Your Eyeglass Prescription

If your doctor, like most, is notorious for horribly scribbled handwriting, more often than not you can still decipher what medication he or she has prescribed for you. But have you ever tried reading…
Cohen's

Resolve to Avoid Eye Health Problems in 2017!

When was the last time you resolved to take better care of your eyes? It’s SO important to start a good vision protection regimen -- after all, we use our eyes to read, drive,…
Chrissie Wright

5 Ways to Reduce Digital Eye Strain

So you’d love to go online and find a quick fix for your tired eyes, but headaches, blurred vision, and burning eyes are making you dread Internet exploration? You’re not alone…most people who spend…
Amy Spiezio

Itchy, Watery Eyes: Do I have an eye allergy?

Just when you thought allergy season was over: you wake up with itchy, watery eyes - a real bummer whether you wear eyeglasses or contacts! But it’s not just pollen that’ll give your peepers…
Chrissie Wright

What Are Your Eye Drops Hiding? Dry Eye Solutions

Drop the Eye Drops! Hitting the over-the-counter eye drops to soothe your itchy, dry eyes? While that might be a temporary solution, it’s important for your eyes’ health to ensure that the irritation is…
Amy Spiezio

Computer Vision Syndrome

Did you ever have one of those days where texting and working on the computer could just make you cry? Not because it’s total drama in the dorm, but because you’re eyes are soooo…
Amy Spiezio

Eye Exams for Kids: What You Need to Know

Eye exam time for your little one? No need to fear: With a little preparation on the part of Mom and Dad, the annual trip to the optometrist for your children’s eye exams can…
Wendy Kagan

Did You Know – Your Optometrist Can Be Your Diabetes Detector?

Are things looking a little fuzzy these days? Even if they’re not, a quick trip to your eye doctor for a complete eye exam can be the key to evaluating your overall health and…
Amy Spiezio

The Optometrist is In

A stop in the Cohen's Fashion Optical in Brooklyn Heights, N.Y., will get you more than just a walk through a neighborhood filled with cool brownstones and awesome views. You'll discover a local eye…
Amy Spiezio

5 Reasons to Wear Sunglasses and Look good Doing It

It’s not just about looking hip and glam: A perfect pair of sunglasses is your best fashion and health ally. Whether you wear prescription sunglasses or designer sunglasses, aviator-style or cat-eyes, you can give…
Wendy Kagan

HELP! …I Can’t Read The Fine Print

They say with age comes wisdom, but no one mentioned vision problems or age-related eye diseases. Luckily, today's optical technology offers remedies for common eye problems in adults. Visiting your eye doctor regularly is…
Vivienne Arnold

Make the Most Out of Your Next Eye Exam

Going to the eye doctor for the first time can be a bit nerve racking. We get it.  The unknown is a scary place and no one wants a stranger poking and prodding their…
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