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8 Ways to Take Care of Your Eyes and Prevent Vision Problems

8 Ways to Take Care of Your Eyes and Prevent Vision Problems

Did you know that there are a number of healthy habits that can help you protect your eyes and reduce your risk of eye diseases? Learn the most important ways to keep your eyes healthy so that you can see clearly for years to come.

Good Eyecare Coverage: Vision Insurance vs. Medical Insurance

Good Eyecare Coverage: Vision Insurance vs. Medical Insurance

Navigating eyecare expenses can sometimes come with a few surprises. Don’t be caught off-guard at a visit with an ophthalmologist or optometrist. Our primer helps break down various eyecare costs and which ones—like paying for new glasses or contacts—are likely to be covered by medical or vision insurance.

What You Need to Know About Choosing Contact Lenses

What You Need to Know About Choosing Contact Lenses

Contact lenses are a wonderful choice if you’re looking for an attractive, reliable solution for correcting your vision. But before you commit to buying and wearing contacts, make sure you know the different types and how they work. Start by getting a contact lens prescription and then consider factors such as daily, weekly or monthly contacts and hard contact lenses vs. soft contacts. Your contact lens primer starts here.

How to Safely Wear Contact Lenses

How to Safely Wear Contact Lenses

If you’re wondering how safe and reliable online vision tests are, you’re not alone. While seeing an optometrist or ophthalmologist in person may be required for some people, many patients can get simple prescriptions for contacts and glasses renewed with visual acuity tests performed online. Find out if an online vision test is right for you!

A Deep Dive Into Vision

A Deep Dive Into Vision

This month Quadrant Eye Co-Founder, Dr. Quinn Wang asks the all-important question: What does it mean to see our best? Read her thoughtful exploration on the very personal nature of seeing and how protecting our eyes through preventative eyecare will help us live our best lives.

Are Online Vision Tests a Safe Way to Renew Your Prescription?

Are Online Vision Tests a Safe Way to Renew Your Prescription?

If you’re wondering how safe and reliable online vision tests are, you’re not alone. While seeing an optometrist or ophthalmologist in person may be required for some people, many patients can get simple prescriptions for contacts and glasses renewed with visual acuity tests performed online. Find out if an online vision test is right for you!

The Future of Eyecare Lives At Home

The Future of Eyecare Lives At Home

Quadrant Eye Co-Founder, Dr. Quinn Wang breaks down the impact of an increasing need for more accessible eyecare and how QE is helping to fill the gap with patient-powered at-home eyecare.

Ophthalmologist or Optometrist: Which Type of Eye Doctor Is Right for You?

Ophthalmologist or Optometrist: Which Type of Eye Doctor Is Right for You?

Choosing the right type of eye specialist—an ophthalmologist, optometrist, or optician—for your eyecare needs may not be an easy decision if you don’t understand the differences between these professionals. Learn about who to visit for an eye exam, vision test, glasses and contacts, or more serious eye conditions and whether you need an ophthalmologist vs. optometrist.

How Often Do You Need an Eye Exam?

How Often Do You Need an Eye Exam?

Before you assume you need a visit to an eye doctor to renew your prescription for contacts or glasses, learn what an eye exam will tell you, how often you really need an eye exam, and whether an in-person visit with an eye doctor is required. You may discover that renewing your prescription for eyeglasses or contacts via an online eye exam will help you get your prescription faster and easier than you had imagined.