coronavirus eye protection

Protecting Your Eyes During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The science around COVID-19 – a.k.a coronavirus – is developing rapidly. As more is learned about the transmission of the virus, new and updated recommendations have come out on what people can do to help protect themselves and others from the disease. Recently, the question as to whether you can catch coronavirus through your eyes…

Contact Lens Problems

Wear Contact Lenses? The Importance of Protecting Your Vision and Eye Health

Dr. Sheri Rowen of Vision Eye Centers is concerned that contact lenses, in particular the rise in popularity of daily disposables, have created a cavalier attitude toward lens care, leading to serious contact lens problems. She cautions, “The prevalence of risky behavior with contacts is massive and it comes with serious consequences for the health…

contact lens intolerance

Why Contact Lens Wearers Need Their Annual Eye Exam

Contact lenses give the world the illusion that you have perfect vision when, in fact, you don’t. And, while contact lens materials and technology have advanced for the more than 30 million wearers, even those individuals who are diligent about contact lens hygiene experience symptoms that make wearing contact lenses uncomfortable or even risky.  In fact,…

First Study to Compare Visual Satisfaction of LASIK to Contact Lenses over 3 Years; LASIK Patients Far More Satisfied

A clinical study published in the August issues of the medical journal Ophthalmology compared patient reported data from contact lens users and LASIK patients over a three-year period with study participants completing a survey about their vision and visual satisfaction each year.  Historically, because LASIK is a surgical procedure, “there is a natural tendency to compare the outcomes…

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