Blog Articles

So you have a cataract, now what?

Cataract surgery is best thought of as lens transplant surgery, removing the old hard lens and replacing it with a new synthetic lens.
Aug 23rd, 2021

Educational Videos

Here is a summary of the videos we have available for your education.
Mar 8th, 2021

Keep your eyes healthy

By taking these steps, you can help to keep your eyes healthy and reduce your risk of eye problems.
Jan 31st, 2023

Eating Healthy Foods Protects Your Vision

Eating a healthy diet is important for maintaining good eye health and preventing vision problems. Certain foods are particularly beneficial for the eyes, as they contain important nutrients that support the health of the eyes. I
Jan 26th, 2023

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month

Prevent Blindness has declared January as National Glaucoma Awareness Month, as about 3 million Americans have glaucoma, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Jan 6th, 2023

Office Holiday Hours

To spend time with our families this holiday season, our office will be closed on Friday, December 23rd through Monday, December 26th, 2022. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, December 27th.
Dec 22nd, 2022

Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy is a common complication of diabetes that affects the blood vessels in the retina.
Dec 4th, 2022

Choosing your Eyeglasses

Selecting the right eyeglasses is a personal decision that depends on your individual needs and preferences.
Nov 9th, 2022


Pua is Hawaiian for flower—and this style brings the elegance of petals and resilient composition of stems to Maui Jim's expanding Fashion collection.
Aug 25th, 2022

Etnia Barcelona - Sight is life

Sight is life”. This is the opening statement of the short documentary that tells the story of Etnia Barcelona Foundation's project in Ziguinchor (Senegal): the creation of the Santa Yalla Optique Solidaire.
Jun 29th, 2022

It's here! Top Gun: Maverick

After more than 30 years of service as one of the Navy's top aviators, Pete "Maverick" Mitchell is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him.
May 27th, 2022

Eating for Healthy Vision

An explosion of food-related research shows a strong connection between food and health. Yummy!
May 13th, 2022

Introducing Unity Via Elite II lenses

Join us by using Unity Via Elite II progressive lenses. UVE II provides the ultimate in progressive performance, delivering a premium personalized lens with the full complement of intelligent technology.
May 11th, 2022

Now stocking GUCCI eyewear

And this week only we are giving 25% off each GUCCI frame to celebrate it's launch in our store. (Ends 2/11/2021).
Feb 7th, 2022

Study Shows Contact Lenses Advantages with Mask Wear

A new study establishes that contact lens wear offers an option for a better vision correction experience than spectacles when paired with face masks, and doing so likely improves adherence to mask use.
Dec 30th, 2021

MES Vision promotes Diabetes Awareness

Did you know that Diabetes Awareness month is around the corner? Help protect yourself against any diabetes-related vision loss and schedule and appointment today!
Aug 26th, 2021

Transitions® Signature® GEN 8™: NEVER COMPROMISE

Few eyeglass wearers know that not all photochromic lenses go dark enough to provide the best levels of protection from bright light and harmful blue light. Learn what Transitions® Signature® GEN 8™ can do for you.
Jul 8th, 2021

Cataract Awareness

Everyone gets a cataract, but not everyone needs it removed. A cataract is the hardening and opacification of the natural lens of the eye. Here are some facts about cataracts.
Jun 23rd, 2021

Cataract Self-Test

Is it time for a Cataract Evaluation? Our Cataract Self-Test is a great way for you to find out! Filling it out only takes two minutes!
May 5th, 2021

Prevent Blindness Declares May as UV Awareness Month

Because extended exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays can cause damage to the eyes, Prevent Blindness, the nation’s oldest eye health and safety organization, has declared May as Ultraviolet Awareness Month
May 3rd, 2021

Resources for Teachers (AOA)

The American Optical Aassociation is proud to provide free resources to teachers in support of children's vision and learning.
Apr 13th, 2021

Style of the Week: Maui Jim Makoa

Be brave in Makoa. Our latest large polarized wrap sunglasses style embodies the courage it takes to stand on your own and blaze your own trail in life.
Mar 28th, 2021

Ultraviolet Awareness

MES Vision's infographic shows us the importance of wearing sunglasses or eyeglasses with UV protection.
Jan 21st, 2021

Ignasi Monreal X Etnia Barcelona

Etnia Barcelona presents a limited-edition capsule created in collaboration with Gucci visionary Ignasi Monreal. Use your Eyemed or VSP benefits!
Dec 22nd, 2020

Eyezen™ Start: The new generation of single vision lenses

Eyezen™ Start is the only single vision lens taking into account 2 reference points: Distance and near vision. The whole lens surface is optimized according to object distance and gaze direction, bringing the right power throughout the lens.
Nov 4th, 2020

Ask Me About Shamir Blue Zero!

Shamir Blue Zero is a lens material that provides protection from the potential harm of natural and artificial light sources present in our everyday lives, from TV and computer screens, smartphones, tablets and more.
Sep 17th, 2020

Reactive Lenses at the Speed of Life

Sensity Fast lenses respond to your environment, giving you the benefits of full vision correction and sun protection in a single pair of glasses.
Aug 24th, 2020

Glaucoma: Who Is A Suspect?

I explain in this article the fundamentals of what a 'glaucoma suspect' is, why we perform certain tests relating to this, and what we do to follow glaucoma patients and suspects.
Jul 22nd, 2020

Why Reader Sunglasses Are Important

Less squinting. Fewer headaches. A more enjoyable day in the sun, at the beach, on the golf course or wherever life takes you. That’s why reader sunglasses are important. Not convinced? Check out these answers.
Jun 25th, 2020

Is Blue light bad for your eyes?

With the exponential increase of smart phones use, increased screen time for work and leisure, concern about blue light exposure is more and more important to consumers.
Jun 11th, 2020