Wearing contact lenses or glasses can help with a wide range of vision problems including astigmatism, farsightedness, and nearsightedness. But if you’re having trouble deciding between these two corrective vision options, then this guide on the advantages and disadvantages of wearing contact lenses vs. glasses, can help you make an informed decision by showing you […]
Should You Take Your Lenses Out Before You Go to Sleep?
Wearing contact lenses can be very exciting and liberating. Not only will you experience improved vision, but a whole new look that can give you the type of confidence you haven’t felt in years. If you’re new to lens use, then you may not know that you should take your lenses out before you go […]
Anti-Reflective Lens Coating – Is It Really Worth It?
If you wear glasses, have considered updating your look, and you’ve done a little research regarding the latest in lens technology, then you’ve probably heard of anti-reflective lens coating. But you may not know what it is exactly, how it works, what the benefits are, or even if the extra cost is worth it. So, […]
Contact Lens Discomfort
What someone complains of contact lens discomfort, an eyecare specialist will first take a look at the eyes to determine if the type of lenses used are to blame or if there is an underlying medical issue going on, such as an infection. If those findings are found to be normal, then an eye care […]
Red Eyes from Contact Lenses – Causes and Solutions
If you develop red eyes from contact lenses, that should be considered as a warning sign. contact lenses may seem harmless initially, however, you should keep in mind that a contact lens is a type of foreign body that rests on the surface of the eye. Should your eyes turn red while wearing them, it […]
Contact Lenses and Eye Infections
Approximately 20% of eye infections related to contact lens use involves serious damage to the eyes. Contact lens use and eye infections are fairly common and are often due to poor hygiene habits. This means that many eye infections are preventable when the proper steps are taken and instructions from eye care specialists are closely […]
Tips for Contact Lens Wearers During the Covid-19 Pandemic
While preventative eye care is delayed during COVID 19 pandemic, treatment for medical emergencies is still available and as important as ever. Many contact lenses wearers are concerned about the transmission of the virus and are worried that contact lens use makes them more vulnerable and susceptible to catching COVID. If you’re concerned you’re at […]
LASIK Vs Contact Lenses – Which One is Better?
If you’ve worn glasses for years and you’re looking for a change, you may be considering contact lenses or LASIK surgery. But when it comes to LASIK vs contact lenses, there are many advantages and drawbacks that are linked to both types of vision treatment options. If you’re a long time contact lens wearer, then […]
The Types of Contact Lenses You Need To Know
Contact lenses wearers have many options to choose from, with so many types of contact lenses available. Finding the right type of lens for you will mean learning more about the different types of lenses to choose from. Taking into consideration your vision needs and lifestyle, you should have no problem finding a pair of […]
How to Put in and Remove Your Contact Lenses
For most people, removing and inserting contact lenses is a cinch, but in the beginning, those new to contact lens use can have a hard time inserting and removing their contacts correctly. This guide will walk you through how to put in and remove your contact lenses, and what to do if you’re having a […]
Tips for Contact Lens Wearers
When you get your first pair of contact lenses, you’ll be feeling on top of the world. But while they can give you a totally new look, they’re more high-maintenance than most people expect. Sure, glasses needed to be cleaned regularly, in order to remove grime and fingerprint smudges, but with contact lenses, you must […]
Types of Color Blindness
The average person has the ability to perceive millions of different colors due to the presence of a few different types of cones in the retinas that send color messages to the brain. However, there are some people who are missing cones or have cones that are faulty. Because of this, their color perception is […]
8 Tips for Buying Glasses for Kids
A child’s vision is constantly developing, so whether they need a slight correction or have special needs, it’s important that you learn how to choose the correct glasses in order to meet your child’s vision needs. My guide on the top eight tips for buying glasses for kids will discuss what features to look for, […]
Do Color Blind Glasses Really Work?
If you’ve heard of color blind glasses, seen a viral video, or have color blindness yourself, then you may be online searching for answers. Do color blind glasses really work? They do, but they don’t actually correct color blindness. They will only allow you to see true colors while you wear the glasses. Once you […]
Are Over the Counter Reading Glasses Any Good?
If you’ve recently found that reading has become difficult and you’re often squinting in order to read the fine print, it may be time to try reading glasses. But are over the counter reading glasses any good? Are they comparable to prescription reading glasses? And do they really work? Around the age of forty, reading […]