Blog

Promotions

 
March 6, 2020

2020 Hakim Optical Spring Sale

Articles

 
May 31, 2020
Commonly Asked Questions About Contact Lenses

Commonly Asked Questions About Contact Lenses

Here are some of the most commonly asked questions our opticians receive from people who are interested in contact lenses. Are contact lens and eyeglass prescriptions […]
May 30, 2020
Four Winter Eye Care Tips

Four Winter Eye Care Tips

Winter is a tough time for many people—the cold temperatures, ice and snow make it miserable to step outside. But did you know that winter is […]
May 29, 2020
When Participating in Sports, Choose the Right Lenses

When Participating in Sports, Choose the Right Lenses

It’s important to choose the right lenses when participating in outdoor sports. Tints, mirror coatings, polarized and anti-reflective coatings can help you play better and protect […]
May 28, 2020
How to Read Your Eyeglass Prescription

How to Read Your Eyeglass Prescription

There are several different numbers on a typical eyeglass prescription. We think it’s important that our customers understand these measurements. You should see two rows on […]
May 27, 2020
Best Contact Lens Brand

Best Contact Lens Brand

There are a variety of contact lens brands on the market. Finding the best lenses for you will depend on your lifestyle and vision needs. Contact […]
May 26, 2020
Did You Know Prescription Eyewear Could be Used as a Tax Deduction?

Did You Know Prescription Eyewear Could be Used as a Tax Deduction?

Have you bought prescription glasses or contact lenses in the last year? Did you know that prescription eyewear could be used as a tax deduction? Canadian […]
May 24, 2020
A Guide to Buying New Glasses

A Guide to Buying New Glasses

Valid Prescription Did you know you need to have a valid prescription in order to purchase new glasses? Most prescriptions are valid for two years, and […]
May 22, 2020
Trendy Transparent Glasses

Trendy Transparent Glasses

May 16, 2020
Best Lens Coatings for Canadian Summers

Best Lens Coatings for Canadian Summers

Make the most out of your summer and be sure you have the right lens coatings on your glasses to enjoy the warmth, sunshine and fun […]
May 12, 2020
Don’t Use Toothpaste to Prevent Foggy Glasses

Don’t Use Toothpaste to Prevent Foggy Glasses

A sudden change in temperature can cause glasses to fog up and is one of the most annoying aspects of wearing glasses in the winter. Applying […]
May 11, 2020
Protect Your Vision with Prescription Safety Glasses

Protect Your Vision with Prescription Safety Glasses

Whether you need eye protection at a construction site from dust and wood chips or you work in a laboratory and need to protect your eyes […]
May 10, 2020
How to Tell if a Child is Colour Blind

How to Tell if a Child is Colour Blind

There are many things to worry about when you have a child, but there’s something that not many parents consider—whether their child is colour blind. A […]
Book an Appointment