Are Your Contact Lenses Uncomfortable?

Contact lenses are a very popular option for vision correction – particularly for those who can’t or don’t want to wear eyeglasses. The latest estimates place the number of contact lens wearers at about 30 million. But for some, they may find that their contact lenses become uncomfortable over time.  It may be that you…

Spring Clean Your Medicine Cabinet

Spring cleaning is an excellent motivation for taking a thorough look at what is in the medicine cabinet, which stores the many products, over-the-counter and prescription medications, and other items we rely on to keep us healthy and help us take care of ourselves, and that includes our eyes and vision. (Fun Fact: the third…

Talking About Digital Eye Strain: One Patient’s Story

After a lifetime of wearing glasses and contacts, Katrina R. always expected to have laser vision correction: “I was one of those people who woke up not being able to see,” said the digital content creator who had her vision corrected with PRK in 2019. She spoke to us about her reasons for choosing laser…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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