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  • Anti-Fog Serum for Glasses
    Do your glasses fog up with your mask? We carry an anti-fog serum in office that really works. Can you tell which lens Dr. Lansink applied the product to?!(And yes, Read more
  • Are Contact Lenses Okay for My Teen?
    There are many factors to consider when determining whether or not your child is ready for contact lenses. When you’re trying to decide if they’re ready or not, focus on Read more
  • Students’ Success Begins With Healthy Vision
    No matter if your child is going back to school in person, virtually, or in a hybrid model, your kids will have classes, projects, and homework to complete every day. Read more
  • Top 5 Causes of Dry Eye
    Top Five Causes of Dry Eye Dry eye is a common medical condition that occurs when your duct glands aren't able to generate enough tears for your eyes. There are many Read more
  • UV Protection
    Most people are aware of how harmful UV radiation is to the skin. However, many may not realize that UV radiation can harm the eyes. In the short term, if the Read more
  • Early Signs of Glaucoma
    The Early Signs of Glaucoma Glaucoma is a serious disease that can result in a complete loss of vision. Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness in the United States and Read more
  • Office procedure/protocols during this time and what to expect
    These protocols are set in place to limit the exposure and time in the office for all patients and staff.We appreciate your cooperation.Appointments must be made for: Routine visitsEmergency visitsFrame AdjustmentsGlasses/Contact Read more
  • April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month
    Women often manage family health concerns. Do you know how to protect your own sight?  Hormonal changes, age and smoking can endanger sight. The following are five things women should Read more
  • Earth Day Giveaway
    You guys are so amazing! The support we have seen is so incredible that we want to do a giveaway! Head on over to our facebook page to enter to win... Read more
  • Contact Lens Wear During COVID-19
    I know everyone has been seeing all sorts of conflicting info about all things coronavirus-related. Here's what we know from a source we trust...According to the American Optometric Association: As the Read more
  • Choosing the Right Prescription Sunglasses: Protect Your Eyes from the Sun
    Why You Need Prescription Sunglasses At Urban Eyecare & Eyewear, we often see patients complain during the spring and summer months about how difficult it is to drive in the morning Read more
  • Eye-Related Jokes
    In light of the current pandemic crisis, we thought we could all use a little levity. Enjoy some eye-related jokes. And watch out… they keep getting cornea and cornea! (“See” Read more
  • **UPDATE** Policy for Coronavirus
    As of Tuesday evening, March 18th, the CDC has recommended that all routine eye care be deferred until further notice, in order to slow the transmission of COVID-19 through our Read more
  • World Glaucoma Week
    Did you know that glaucoma Is the number one cause of irreversible blindness? In spirit of #GlaucomaWeek, find out how early diagnosis and treatment can save your/your family’s sight. #GetTested Read more
  • 4th Anniversary
    Can you believe it's been FOUR years already!? Neither can we. We are so thrilled to have been able to serve you with your annual eye exams and eyewear.  This month, Read more
  • Learn More About Our Team
    We have updated our photos and bios, so be sure and read more about the awesome team at Urban HERE. Read more