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1-800 Contacts is trying to make it easier to get prescriptions for eyeglasses or contact lenses.

1-800 Contacts wants to offer eye exams through smartphones, enabling anyone to get new prescriptions from anywhere without an office visit

1-800 Contacts is acquiring 6over6, an Israel-based tech firm that has developed at-home vision tests conducted through smartphones or computers.

6 places to buy prescription glasses online using insurance, HSA, or FSA money

EyeBuyDirect, Zenni, Warby Parker, Felix Gray, GlassesUSA, and Eyeconic make it easy and affordable to find prescription glasses online with insurance.
Hubble's branding is part of its appeal in social media ads. The direct-to-consumer contact-lens provider offers first-time customers a trial box for $1.

I’ve used buzzy contacts subscription startup Hubble for almost 3 years, but never thought twice about it until I learned why some doctors hate ...

I reconsidered wearing Hubble contacts after eye doctors said the lens material is outdated and the company risks selling patients incorrect contacts.

If your eyes hurt after watching the solar eclipse, here’s what you need to know

People usually notice symptoms of solar retinopathy — including blurry vision, discolored spots in vision, pain, or a loss of central vision — by the next day.

What looking at the solar eclipse without glasses could do to your eyes

Eye damage from the eclipse primarily affects central vision. In some cases, damage goes away. In others, it's permanent. Here's how it works.

Warby Parker wants to check your eyeglass prescription with an app, but some are calling the approach ‘dangerous’

Warby Parker's new app performs a series of tests that are then evaluated by an eye doctor, but it doesn't check for eye health.

A startup wants to give you an eyeglass prescription without you having to set foot in an optometrist’s office

Smart Vision Labs wants to shake up the way you get your eyes checked, and now its device is being used at a few Warby Parker locations.

The easiest ways to prevent the eyestrain caused by staring at screens, according to ophthalmologists

If you work at a computer, you know how awful your eyes feel by the end of the day. After staring at screens, eyes become dry, itchy, blurry, and irritated.