Care & Tips
How to Pick Eyewear for Your Lifestyle
Find out which eyewear—glasses, contacts, or both—best suits the aspects of your lifestyle.
How to Choose the Best Makeup Products & Routine for Your Eye Health
Check out these makeup tips and tricks to keep looking and seeing your best.
How to Manage Myopia
Signs of myopia include squinting when watching TV, driving, reading the board at school, or general blurry distance vision. Read on to learn how myopia can be managed with eyewear correction and daily habit adjustments.
How to Manage Your Child’s Screen Time
Take control of your child’s daily screen habits early on to prevent nearsightedness and digital eye strain from forming or progressing.
How to Alleviate Spring Eye Allergies
If you suspect that seasonal allergies are the cause of your eye irritation, read on for tips on how to alleviate them.
How to Protect Your Eyes This Spring
While you’re gearing up to bask in the spring sun, plan to take your sunglasses and hat with you, too! Learn how to keep your eye safety in mind this spring.
How to Choose Your Sunglasses
With a wide range of sunglass styles, it can be hard to decide on your perfect pair. However, by considering attributes such as their UV rating, tint, and shape you can find the ideal pair for your visual and style needs.
How to Protect Your Eyes Against UV Exposure
Prolonged sun exposure can have devastating effects on your vision. However, practicing habits like wearing safety gear and monitoring UV conditions can help decrease your risk of UV-related eye injuries.
How to Care for Your Glasses
Learn tips on how to keep your glasses safe and in good shape until your next eyewear update.
How to Better Your Eye Health for the New Year
Get your eyes ready for the year ahead with these 6 eye care resolutions.
How to Avoid Toy-Related Eye Injuries
Children’s eyes can easily be injured by their toys, but by taking simple steps such as choosing eye-safe toys and teaching safe play practices you can help reduce the risk of your child suffering from toy-related eye injuries.
How to Protect Your Eyes During Winter Weather
From dry eyes and allergies to harmful conditions of driving with snow glare or black ice, the winter environment can cause discomfort or even damage to your eye health. Learn how to protect your eyes from winter conditions both indoors and outdoors during cold weather months.
How to Protect Your Eyes from the Harmful Effects of Smoke
Among all the dangers that smoking can pose to the body’s organs, many people may not know that smoking can be just as harmful to your vision. Learn the risk factors to avoid sight-threatening eye problems caused by smoking.
How to Pick Your Perfect Lenses
Consider these 6 factors including your prescription, budget, daily activities, and more to find which lenses will work best for your vision and lifestyle needs.
How to Find Your Perfect Frames
Easily find the frames that suit your style and personality by considering the following factors including your face shape, lifestyle, complexion, and more!
How to Use Your Vision Benefits Before the End of the Year
If you haven’t used up your vision benefits yet, now is the time to beat the end-of-the-year rush and spend your remaining eye care allowances before you lose them. Review and understand your options related to vision benefits and how you can utilize them at Shopko Optical.
How to Protect Your Eyes as You Age
Just as your body ages, so do your eyes. Learn easy ways to preserve your vision and eye health throughout your life.
How to Keep Your Eyes Healthy This Fall
Use these 6 easy tips to avoid common eye dangers such as dry air, UV exposure, and Halloween costume mishaps to keep your vision clear and your eyes healthy this fall.
How to Prepare for Your Eye Exam
Learn simple ways you can get ready for your next eye exam including recording your symptoms, tracking your family eye history, and brainstorming questions before your visit.
How to Know the Difference Between a Vision Screening & a Comprehensive Eye Exam
Unlike a comprehensive eye exam, a vision screening is very limited and should not be substituted for an annual eye exam with an optometrist. Learn more about the key differences between these common eye assessments.
How to Keep Your Eyes Safe & Healthy This Summer
While enjoying the warm weather and summer activities, the last thing you want to worry about is treating an eye injury or sudden change in vision. Learn how to keep your vision clear and eyes healthy this summer.
How to Know if You Need an Eye Exam
Routine comprehensive eye exams are crucial to detecting and treating eye diseases early to ensure your vision stays clear and your eyes stay healthy. Click below to learn in which instances you should get your eyes examined.
How to Reduce Dry Eye Symptoms
Dry eye is a common condition in which your tear glands are not functioning properly. This can result in redness, itchiness and blurred vision. Check out these 7 ways to decrease these symptoms to keep your vision clear and comfortable.
How to Reduce Digital Eye Stress
Extended viewing of digital screens can cause major eye discomfort and vision problems such as eyestrain, headaches, blurred vision, dry eyes and more. Here are 8 easy ways to decrease the effects of digital eye strain.
How to Make Your Glasses More Comfortable
Uncomfortable glasses can be a pain, but by easily confirming the fit with an optician, verifying your prescription, cleaning your lenses or adding a lens coating for reduced strain, you can maximize the comfort of your eyeglasses for everyday clarity.
How to Make Sure Your Glasses Fit Properly
Properly fit glasses are not only essential for comfort, but also play an important role in the quality of your vision. Your Shopko Optical optician will use a combination of measurements including frame width, arm length, bridge placement and lens size to ensure your glasses fit properly.
How to Clean Your Glasses with Cleaner or Wipes from Shopko Optical
Lens care options such as gel cleaner, lens cleaner and pre-moistened lens wipes are available at Shopko Optical for a convenient and affordable way to keep your glasses clean and your vision clear on a daily basis.
How to Properly Clean Your Glasses
Cleaning your glasses on a daily basis is important in preventing smudges, scratches or other irreversible damage to your lenses and frames. Click below to follow steps to clean your glasses at home.
How to Help Your Child Adjust to Wearing Eyeglasses
Your child’s first pair of glasses may come with a transition period in the initial days. However, if you can help them understand the benefit that glasses have on their daily activities, they may be more enthusiastic about wearing them. Click below to learn tips on how to help your child adjust to wearing their new glasses.
How to Know If Your Child Might Need Eyeglasses
It’s a good idea to know the signs of an undetected vision problem early on since healthy eyesight is so crucial to your child’s growth and development. Sitting too close to devices, squinting, closing one eye and clumsiness are all indicators of a vision impairment in children.