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Blue Light: Here’s the Facts

What is Blue Light? Blue light is a colour in the “visible light spectrum” that can be seen by the human eye. It has a very short wavelength and so produces a higher amount of energy. Studies suggest that, over time, exposure to the blue end of the light spectrum could cause serious long-term damage …

Prevent Digital Eye Strain – Anti-Fatigue & Blue Light Lenses

In today’s world we are viewing smartphones, tablets, televisions, and computer screens for longer periods of time. Even young eyes are struggling from prolonged usage of digital devices. Studies have proven that looking at Digital Screens for long periods can cause physical eye discomfort, the Vision Council refers to this discomfort as Digital Eye Strain (DES). …

8 Eye Care Tips for Children

Eyes are delicate organs of the human body that need to be cared for conscientiously. Your children’s eyes are, naturally, very important; while eye care for children depends on many factors, you can be proactive and ensure they are well taken care of, which includes shielding them from wounds and aiding the development of good …

Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

April is devoted to celebrating an often overlooked aspect of womanhood, healthy eyes. Prevent Blindness designates April as National Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month, dedicated to spreading awareness of various eye health issues facing women around the world. This is in response to increasing evidence that women are affected by blindness and visual impairment to …

It’s Our 21st Anniversary!!

This month we are filled with gratitude for our 21st Anniversary. Thankful to have made it to celebrate this momentous occasion, and thankful that we are able to continue to provide eye care to our Jamaican people. None of it would have been possible without you, our faithful clients and the awesome team we have …

Tips for Screen Users. Protect your Eyes!

Now that we are more remote, more and more of us are spending an increased amount of time staring at screens. Not only that, but the quality and size of the screens we may be using at home are probably not as crisp or as large as those at work. We are also more likely …

Tips for Contact Lens Wearers During Coronavirus

Contact lens wear remains a safe way to correct visual defects even during the Coronavirus pandemic. It’s always been important to clean our hands before handling our contact lenses but that’s even more important now as the Coronavirus can enter our bodies through our eyes. The best way to clean our hands is to wash …

Top Tips For Glasses Wearers During Coronavirus

Whilst we’ve all been fully clued up on washing and sanitizing our hands and become very good at it, I hope, how many of us have thought about the implications of keeping our glasses clean during this coronavirus crisis. I’ve searched the web and found virtually nothing about it. What I have found speaks to …

Everything You Need to Know about Glaucoma

What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that cause progressive damage of the optic nerve at the point where it leaves the eye to carry visual information to the brain. If left untreated, most types of glaucoma progress, without warning nor obvious symptoms to the patient, towards gradually worsening visual damage and could …

Why we believe in Spare Pairs!

Misplaced your glasses recently? Had a special event to attend and wish you had alternative frame choices? Still don’t own a pair of prescription sunglasses? Wouldn’t it be easier to have at least one spare pair of glasses readily accessible should the unfortunate happen, and you misplace, lose or, heaven forbid, destroy your primary pair …

Eye Q Optical Wins Best Support Team at the 2020 BIZ X Awards

Thank you for your support! We did it ??? Eye Q Optical Wins Best Support Team at the 2020 BIZ X Awards. LOCAL BUSINESS HONORED at BIZ X AWARDS on February 11, 2020 #BIZX 2020 Powered by ActionCOACH honors Eye Q Optical with Best Support Team Eye Q Optical is the winner of Best Support …

About World Glaucoma Week

Welcome to World Glaucoma Week 2020 / #GlaucomaWeek World Glaucoma Week is a global joint initiative between the World Glaucoma Association (WGA) and the World Glaucoma Patient Committee (WGPC), in order to raise awareness on glaucoma. Through a series of engaging worldwide activities patients, eye-care providers, health officials, and the general public are invited to …

Is Low Vision Affecting You?

Having low vision can make activities like reading, shopping, cooking, writing, and watching TV hard to do. Low vision is a visual impairment that cannot be fully corrected by standard eyeglasses, contact lenses, medication, or surgery. However, vision rehabilitation can help people with vision loss to maximize their remaining vision and maintain their independence and …

Shannieka is our Newest Branch Manager!

✨Meet our newest Branch Manager! ✨ Shannieka ??‍♀️??‍♀️ One of your favourites is ready to give you even more. We are so excited to share in her advancement and to ensure YOU are receiving the best service we can give. ⠀ Come tell her Hi and Congrats ????????

February is Age-related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

Its’ Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Month, and we are here to share. Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of severe, permanent vision loss in people over age 60, but new treatments have dramatically changed the course of this disease over the last 10 years, making AMD more manageable than ever before. You …

We are BizX 2020 Silver Finalists!

We are finalists!! Our Eye Q Optical team has been awarded silver finalist badges in BizX 2020, an ActionCoach related event. In recognition of our Finalist status for the BizX 2020 Awards, we can proudly display these badges 🙂 Our Finalist Silver Level Categories are: Best Customer Service – Finalist Best Community Impact – Finalist Best …

#GlaucomaAwareness

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month and we find it pertinent to educate the public on what they can do to help save their vision. Unfortunately, there is no cure for glaucoma. But the good news is that if detected and treated early, the effects of vision loss can be diminished. Currently, it’s estimated that …

8 Need-To-Know Benefits Of Contacts: Why They Will Improve Your Life

Happy 2020! This is the year of VISION & we are prepared to equip you with everything you need to preserve your 20/20. So if you are interested in diving into the world Eye Care, Eye Health, and Eye Safety keep reading, and be sure to subscribe to our email list today -> bit.ly/JoinTheEyeQFam & …

Easy Contact Lenses Do’s & Dont’s

Contact lenses offer many of us the ability to put away our glasses. But with this newfound freedom, comes responsibility. It’s estimated that more than 40% of contact lenses wearers do not properly care for them. So, we thought we would put together an essential list for you to check on whenever you have questions… …

Eye Health for the New Year | Healthy 2020 Eye Tips

Near the end of each year, millions of people make New Year’s resolutions. For many, this resolution can be to become healthier by exercising, losing weight, or developing better habits. If you’re looking for a simple resolution that can have a big impact on your health and quality of life, it may help to focus …

Make a New Year’s Resolution to Schedule your Eye Exam

Early Diagnosis and Treatment Can Lessen Effects of Glaucoma, the “Sneak Thief of Sight” This is the year of VISION & we are prepared to equip you with everything you need to preserve your 20/20. So if you are interested in diving into the world of Eye Care, Eye Health & Eye Safety, keep reading, …

General Care for Eye Glasses

A few tips to remember over the holidays! A strong case for storage. When it comes to prescription lens care, there’s a simple rule that, if followed, will virtually guarantee years of optimum performance from your glasses: If they’re not on your face, then keep your eyeglasses in a case. Storing your lenses in a sturdy …

December is Safe Toys and Celebrations Month!

December is Safe Toys and Celebrations Month! The holiday season is upon us with friends and family celebrating together, so let’s keep it safe and welcome in the holidays and New Year with good health and good eye care as well. Prevent Blindness International has declared December as Safe Toys and Gifts Awareness Month. The …

Kirk & Kirk

Expressive Eyewear for Creative Individuals Kirk & Kirk frames are inspired by and created for individuals. Authentic and unique, each shape is sketched by Karen Kirk before being handmade in France from custom Italian acrylic. German five-barrel hinges add strength to the construction and integral nosepads add comfort to every frame. All shapes can be …

Diabetes and The Eye by Dr. Sainab

Diabetes is a disease that affects the body’s ability to produce or use insulin effectively to control blood sugar (Glucose). Prolonged high levels of glucose in the blood can lead to a host of health problems. Diabetes may damage the heart, kidneys and both the larger blood vessels in the body and the very small, …

Do you need Progressive Lenses?

If you are over the age of 40 and struggling to see small print with your current glasses, you probably need multifocal lenses. Progressive lenses are the lens of choice for virtually anyone who needs corrective lenses to see distant objects clearly (due to nearsightedness, farsightedness and/or astigmatism) and also has become presbyopic. With the added benefit …

We’ve Been Nominated in 8 Categories at BizX Awards 2020!!

We’ve Been Nominated!! Our Eye Q Optical team has been nominated in eight categories in BizX 2020, an ActionCoach related event, and we need your help to WIN! Here’s how… Visit https://bizxamerica.com/2020voting and select & vote for us in each of the Biz X Categories listed below. Want an easy way? 🙂 On a computer, you can …

We were at Bob Marley Foundation’s Health Fair!

We spent the day at Bob Marley Foundation’s Inaugural Health Fair✨? The Bob Marley Foundation hosted its first-ever Kingston Health Fair, with some amazing medical professionals from around the world tending to the residents from communities surrounding Tuff Gong International. We were honoured to help provide necessary medical treatment to persons who need it most.????? …

“Keep your eyes on the prize” feature for Gleaner on World Sight Day

Now’s the time to start valuing your eye exam? If we can find ourselves at the barber or salon for that ‘fix up’ to our hair and nails at least once a month, why can’t we manage to have our eyes examined once every year? The answer to this question is simple. We don’t value …

Eye Q Celebrates World Sight Day

Another GREAT #WorldSightDay!✨? Today we celebrated at The Jamaica Society for the Blind’s World Sight Day Health Fair ????? ⠀ We are so proud to give these free eye screenings and found a few children who need further eye care, along with persons over 25 years old who have never had their eyes tested! Truly …

Take Style Out with Us!

We have new frames in stock! Come on in and take a peek at our latest arrivals.

Coexist is now at Eye Q Optical

The Positive Expression Through the Glasses!! The creation of COEXIST EYEWEAR is motivated by the current political and demographic events resurgent in the world. The collection is thought of in a mixed, sober simple and elegant way, handmade in France with the greatest care. The materials in the collection are natural, soft, anti-allergic, such as …

Cutler and Gross is now at Eye Q Optical

“If you buy a handcrafted pair of glasses or sunglasses, you want to see the tiny inaccuracies, the straight, raw edges of the plastic, the pins – they give character, make them unique to the wearer. The Cutler and Gross customer has always been an individual. Eccentric maybe, but a rare breed, certainly.” – Graham …

Back-To-School with Eye Q Optical

FREE Lenses for Students! Free single vision lenses for children with the purchase of a frame. Offer ends September 28, 2019. Offer valid for children up to 18 years old or up to 21 if enrolled in university full-time. *Conditions Apply. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

August at Eye Q Optical!

FREE Lenses for Students! Free single vision lenses for children with the purchase of a frame. Offer ends September 28, 2019. Offer valid for children up to 18 years old or up to 21 if enrolled in university full-time. *Conditions Apply. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Our Fabulous & Affordable Collection …

All About Polarised Lenses!

Our Fabulous & Affordable Collection now includes polarised sunglass lenses for $14,950. Polarised lenses are a great option for anyone who spends time outdoors. They have always been very popular among people who enjoy a lot of time near water, and for good reason — polarised lenses block glare from light reflecting off the surface …

Better Vision = a Brighter Future

60% of children with learning difficulties have an undetected vision problem and one in four children experience vision problems that are often misdiagnosed as other common learning disabilities. These are astonishing statistics, and we created our “Mission Vision for our Children” program in an effort to provide underprivileged children with the eye care & eyewear …

Peoples from Barbados is now @ Eye Q Optical!

Now available at Eye Q Optical Jamaica! ‘Peoples from Barbados’ represents the Caribbean and its adventurous, ambitious and successful young generation. Be ready.. they will bring the Bajan lifestyle to the world through selective distribution worldwide; Highlighting the Bajan culture; Be awesome, be différent and be desirable, dare to be « Peoples from Barbados! Founded …

Thank you for 20 Years of Eye Q!!

Eye Q Optical opened its doors in April 1999 in Kingston with a vision: “To be the eye care provider of choice in Jamaica, always preferred for outstanding optical services and fashionable eyewear provided in an environment of care and professionalism by knowledgeable and caring staff.”

Meet Fusion & Neesh Eyewear!

NEESH EYEWEAR: TRUNK SHOW APRIL 11 – APRIL 13, 2019 More than just an eyewear company. Founded in 2012, Neesh Eyewear is a Toronto-based company that imports and distributes eyewear to all of your favourite optical and retail stores. We travel the world to bring our customers the best in quality and style. Excellence is …

Meet Bellinger Eyewear.

BELLINGER EYEWEAR: TRUNK SHOW APRIL 9 – APRIL 10, 2019 High quality for those that like to stand out. Bellinger was founded in 2003 by designers Malene and Claus Bellinger Diederichsen. The ambition was, and still is, to design high quality eyewear for those who like to stand out. Bellinger was originally named after Malene’s …

Face à Face & WOOW 20th Anniversary Trunk Show Celebrations!

FACE À FACE & WOOW: APRIL 4 – APRIL 6, 2019 Free, Bold, Colorful, Face à Face’s style has a real character! April 4 – 6, 2019 we showcased the latest Face à Face & WOOW eyewear available while celebrating 20 Years of Eye Q in Jamaica. Check out this beautiful brand. Thank you to …

So, How Do You Feel About Contacts?

With our “50% OFF Contact Lenses” Promotion in full swing we’ve been getting TONS of questions about the cost of contact lenses, if we sell coloured contact lenses, can contact lenses be non-prescription, so we thought we’d share ALL our answers 🙂 Please comment below any questions you may have! First, let’s drop all fear …

Common Contact Lens Mistakes to Avoid

The fact is that if you wear contact lenses, you need to take care that you’re using them properly, because misuse can, and does, lead to serious problems. At Eye Q Optical, we make sure that all of our patients who choose contact lenses understand the standard of care that goes along with them. While …

Yes! We accept health insurance

We accept both major local health insurance providers, Sagicor and Medecus/Guardian. Customers holding any of these insurance policies may present their health cards when doing transactions at Eye Q. Providing there is eligibility and monies available on the card they can be applied directly towards the customers’ transaction. We can also accept overseas insurance ichip, …

General Care for Contact Lenses

Cleaning Your Contact Lenses Any contact lens that is worn more than once must be cleaned and disinfected before being placed back onto the eye. This is because pathogens could cause complications and substances like protein, calcium, and lipids that are found naturally in your tears could build up on the surface of all contact …

Are Dry Eyes a Serious Problem?

Dry eyes are almost always a serious problem because burning, itchy, sensitive eyes affect every aspect of your daily life. But dry eyes can become a truly serious condition that ultimately causes vision loss, which is why you should call us at Smart Eye Care for prompt treatment, even if your symptoms seem mild. What …

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