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“Why are my glasses so expensive?!”

You may be asking yourself this question after seeing online and commercial advertising. Our objective at Envision Eyecare is to educate our patients on the difference in quality and craftsmanship between our glasses and those purchased online or through a commercial vendor.  It is through education that we can convey why all glasses are not […]

Fall Eye Allergies

We probably don’t have to tell you that if you have red, itchy, burning eyes and possible discharge, along with other symptoms that you may have allergies. It’s a very common eye issue. With the arrival of fall, it’s the time of year that certain allergies kick in. You may not think about seeing Envison […]

Sun Safety for Your Eyes and Skin

Don’t get burned! July is National UV Safety Month and we’re here to educate you on sun safety! According to the American Academy of Dermatology, it’s estimated that 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. Harmful rays from the sun can also cause sunburn, damage to your eyesight, the appearance of […]

Free Eye Exam for Infants at Envision Eyecare

Envision Eyecare participates in a wonderful program called InfantSEE, a public health program that allows us to provide a comprehensive eye assessment to children between the ages of 6 and 12 months as a no-cost public service. This program is managed by Optometry Cares of the American Optometric Association Foundation. According to Optometry Cares, the […]

Envision Eyecare Sponsors Kids Zone at Festival

This weekend, May 27-29th, there’s a celebration of sports, the mountains, and Asheville, complete with live music, food, beer, and fun! It’s the 16th annual Mountain Sports Festival held at Carrier Park on Memorial Day weekend. This year’s festival features a variety of sports events such as Cyclocross, disc golf, hockey, Pilates, a Crossfit challenge, […]

Envision Eyecare Sponsors Montford Avenue Festival

This Saturday marks the 13th annual Montford Avenue Music and Arts Festival in the historical Montford neighborhood of Asheville, North Carolina! Envision Eyecare is proud to be a sponsor of this festival! This festival is Asheville’s longest running single day neighborhood street festival. Of course, no festival in Asheville is complete without local food, music, […]

Women’s Eye Health Month

Did you know that women are more likely to have vision problems than men are? April is designated Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month for that very reason. Most women don’t even realize the greater risks to their eyesight, so awareness is key to raising attention. According to Friends for Sight, two-thirds of blindness and […]