Ericka So

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Can Eyelash Extensions Harm My Eyes?

They’re fun, flirty, and most importantly, cut down a lot of time putting mascara on in the morning. So, it’s no surprise eyelash extensions have become increasingly popular in recent years. While many rave about the results of long luscious lashes, there have also been a number of horror stories too. If you’re thinking about Read More »


5 Eyewear Trends Inspired by 2018 Oscars Fashion

Oscars 2018 Fashion Trends

Hollywood’s award season is officially over, and this year, presenters managed to get through it without any envelope blunders. As always, the Academy Awards brought out the best in color, sparkles, and fashion-forward statements. Here are the top 5 fashion trends from Hollywood’s biggest night, and how you can emulate each look with eyewear from Read More »


Fashion Week Trends Translated into Eyewear

Fashion Week Inspired Frames

February is famous for its flurry of fashion weeks, and thanks to New York, London, Milan, and Paris, we’ve gotten a good dose of fashion all month long. If we’ve learned anything from the string of runway shows, this Fall you can expect bright and bold colors, big shoulders, and a flashback (or Flashdance) to Read More »

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How to Fight Back Against Light Sensitivities

how to fight back against light sensitivities, glaucoma, macular degeneration

The spring season is drawing closer (no thanks to Punxsutawney Phil), and that means there’s more sun for us to enjoy! However, for those who have light sensitivities, more sun isn’t always enjoyable. Eloise asks, “I have glaucoma and macular degeneration. What coatings on my glasses will help me see better?… Sun is murder on Read More »

Meet Dr. Paula Newsome

Dr. Paula Newsome making heart sign with hands

When the world told her “no,” Dr. Paula Newsome learned to answer back, “just watch me.” It’s because of that perseverance and ability to forge her own path that she’s now known as the first female African-American optometrist to open a practice in North Carolina and to become a fellow in the American Academy of Read More »


Mydriasis: Saying ‘Eye Love You’ With Your Peepers

#AskAnEyeDoc in love

Butterflies in your stomach and sweaty palms are clues your body is giving you that you might crushing on someone hard, but those aren’t the only chemical responses your body has when it’s falling in love. Christina asks, “A guy told me you can tell when someone is in love by simply looking at their Read More »