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New to Prescription Glasses? Start Here

Prescription Glasses 

No matter how you discovered you needed prescription glasses, you'll find that the right pair makes your eyes feel comfortable and gives you a very clear vision. Choosing and using those glasses, however, can take a bit of getting used to. Glasses are no longer seen as embarrassing like they were several decades ago, and in fact, they can be quite fashionable. The Eye Center in South Tulsa and Okmulgee has a great selection of frames, and an optometrist and optician there can help you get used to wearing them.

Choosing Them

If you have vision insurance, you'll have some of the frame and lens costs covered. But even if you don't have that insurance, don't assume that you should go with the cheapest frames and most basic options. When you get prescription glasses during an optometry appointment, you want frames that flatter your face, and lenses that offer UV protection and an anti-scratch coating. You may also want to get at least two pairs so that you have an extra set should one pair break or be lost.

Getting Used to Them

Lenses with mild prescriptions take very little time to get used to; more moderate and severe prescriptions may take a few days or a couple of weeks to adjust to as sometimes the periphery of the view through the lenses looks a bit odd at first. The toughest part about getting used to them is remembering they're on your face, so you don't knock them off when you try to do things like wiping your brow.

Do You Need Prescription Sunglasses?

You can get sunglasses with your prescription, too, and those can be very helpful. They aren't necessary, especially if your regular glasses have UV protection, but if you can afford another pair, it won't hurt to get some stylish sunglasses.

Get Your Glasses Now for Better Sight

If you're in the Bixby/South Tulsa or Okmulgee areas, contact the Eye Center at 918-369-3937 (South Tulsa) or (918) 756-0316 (Okmulgee). Make an appointment to see a doctor for eye care now.

Office Hours

South Tulsa

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Okmulgee

Monday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Friday:

7:00 am-5:30 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

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