Tag: contact lenses

2
Oct

Halloween Contact Lenses: Scarier Than They Look

Using Halloween Contact Lenses to Enhance a Costume Who are you going to be this Halloween? Bella from “Twilight”? Pennywise from “It”? Maybe even Regan from the classic “The Exorcist”? Once you know the look you want for this Halloween, you might consider making the costume especially gruesome and effective with Halloween contact lenses or special effects contact lenses. If

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16
Aug

Top 10 Questions to Ask Your Eye Doctor

Your annual eye exam is the perfect time to learn more about various eye conditions, how to keep your eyes healthy, and general concepts related to the examination. You may have already asked your eye doctor questions over the years, but if not, following are a few topics you may want to discuss with your ophthalmologist or optometrist. Questions to

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18
Jun

Tips for Traveling with Contact Lenses and Eyeglasses

Packing Eyewear for Travel Eyewear is one of the most important things you’ll have to pack for a trip. Without the proper eyewear, products, and backups, your trip could be ruined. Here are a few things to keep in mind when traveling with contact lenses and eyeglasses. How to Pack Contact Lenses When Flying Keep your contact lenses and solution

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4
Jun

Contact Lenses: Tips for Beginners

Are you new to wearing contact lenses? We know that putting in contact lenses and taking them out can be challenging at first. In fact, most patients struggle with it for the first few days or weeks. For that reason, our eye doctors and assistants will thoroughly explain the process of how to insert and remove contacts to you. Here

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11
Jan

Post-Menopausal Dry Eye Facts Every Woman Should Know

Itching, burning eyes are commonly associated with seasonal allergies, illnesses, and minor injuries. But there’s one more cause of dry eye that many people do not know: menopause. Post-menopausal dry eye can be very frustrating because it’s a persistent problem. Women may attempt to simply live with the symptoms without realizing that there’s help. Research and Facts About Post-Menopausal Dry

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21
Aug

The Risks of Wearing Old Contact Lenses

If you are one of the approximately 37 million Americans who wear contact lenses, you may wonder what happens if your contacts get old. Perhaps you are using contacts you got several years ago. Or you are trying to save money by wearing your two-week lenses over a more extended period. It may seem like a good idea, but wearing

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13
Aug

Convergence Insufficiency: What It Is and What You Can Do

If you wear eyeglasses or contact lenses for farsightedness and then remove them, can you see? We know you can’t see long distances, but can you read a book? Can you play a game on your phone? See the time on your watch? Technically, it should be “close enough” for you to see, but you notice something strange happening that

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25
Jul

Am I Color Blind? The Basic Facts About Color Blindness

Most of us have heard of color blindness. Maybe we even know someone who is color blind. But how much do we really know about this condition? What does it mean to be color blind? Who is most affected by color blindness? Is it treatable? Are there any cures? Read on for some quick facts about color blindness and what

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30
May

Contact Lenses and Eye Infection: Do They Go Hand-in-Hand?

Contact lenses can be a fun and convenient alternative to eyeglasses. So fun and convenient, in fact, that some people want to wear their contacts all the time. Unfortunately, this minimizes necessary contact lens maintenance. If you’re not caring for your contacts and cleaning them properly, you have an increased chance of contracting an eye infection. Contact lens wearers are

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11
Apr

Astigmatism: Myth vs. Fact

Astigmatism affects at least one-third of the population in the United States. Astigmatism is an irregular curvature of the cornea or lens. This irregularity is found most often in the cornea and causes light to refract improperly. As a result, blurry vision, eye strain, headaches, and general eye discomfort may result. Most people have such a mild case that there

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