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What do all those coatings really do?

What do all of those coatings really do?

Are you curious about why you see more clearly with some glasses than others? Some eyeglasses seem super crisp and clear, while others appear like you have to keep cleaning them all the time. Is it real? Imagined? The secret might be no more than a thin, almost invisible coating. Lens coatings are microscopic thin…
Big is In

Big is In!

Sometimes less is more. The understated and subtle detailing has a place in the fashion world, but right now, big is in! Big, bold, loud statement frames are in and they’re not just for sunglasses anymore. You are bold and command attention, so shouldn’t your eyeglasses be the same way? 2024 has embraced the trend…
Sunny Days Ahead

Sunglasses for those Sunny Days Ahead

Did you know that the Pacific Northwest has one of the highest rates of sunglasses sales? A statistic like that seems more likely in Maui, or San Diego, or Miami, wouldn’t you agree? Well, our gray and gloomy weather contributes to sales because people forget where they stashed their sunglasses for long stretches, and once…
Are Eyeglasses for you?

Are Eyeglasses for Me?

Contact lenses may be your choice if you require corrected eyesight to see more clearly throughout your day.  Maybe you don’t like changing out glasses, or feeling something on your face.  If you are happy with your contact lenses, do you even need a pair of eyeglasses?  We think so!   If you are visiting the…
Sports Glasses

Do you need Prescription Sports Glasses ?

As a sportsperson, you’re probably focused on taking the best possible care of your body so you can perform at your best and enjoy what you’re doing. That also means taking good care of your eyes. Whether you’re out for a fun run or powering through a marathon, playing with friends or competing in a…
See Cleary - Suburban Opticians

See Clearly with Personalized Care

The Suburban Opticians difference revolves around a superior level of personalized care, uncompromising service, tremendous selection of distinctive eyewear, and exceptional professional expertise – all centered on our patients’ care, comfort, and style.  We love what we do, and we want you to look your best, while being able to SEE your best.  Our consultations…
Designer Trends

Designer Trends to Keep an Eye On

There are a lot of factors to LOOK out for when choosing eyewear. You’ll want to keep an EYE on the runway to SEE what the current trends are that will soon be gracing the mainstream. This month, we’ll share our thoughts on what’s on the horizon that will certainly have you looking the best,…
Hottest Trends

Want in on the Hottest Trends?

Trends can seemingly change with the wind.  One minute things are all big and bold, and the next minute, the slightest details take center stage.  How do we stay on top of what’s in?  The answer is simpler than you think!  Just like fashion, eyewear trends and styles have changed considerably over the years. Today,…
Vision in School-Age Children

Vision in School-Age Children

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Sunglasses and UV Protection

Sunglasses and UV Protection

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Why Eye Strain Causes Headaches

Why Eye Strain Causes Headaches

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Your Child’s First Eye Exam

Your Child’s First Eye Exam

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Five Summer Eye Care Tips

Five Summer Eye Care Tips

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What is Visual Acuity

What is Visual Acuity

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What You Need to Know about Blue Light

What You Need to Know about Blue Light

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Why Reading Gets Harder with Age

Why Reading Gets Harder with Age

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