Posted on February 28th, 2014 in Blog, Eyewear | No Comments »

If you are anything like my parents,  you have probably bought drugstore reading glasses to help you see objects up close. Readers can be an alternative solution to bifocals or custom glasses, but are they effective?

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While buying drugstore reading glasses may be a cost-effective replacement to bifocals or prescription glasses, they are not necessarily able to meet your eye needs.

According to, vision varies from one eye to the other. Store-bought reading glasses, will not hurt anything, but they do not  allow you to see as clearly as you could with prescription glasses.

Come visit one of Dr. Tavel’s 19 locations for more information about prescription glasses and bifocals.


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