Novelty Contact Lenses: Safety and Style Guide

Novelty contact lenses allow you to change more than just the color of your eyes. These lenses are mainly used in theatrical productions, Halloween costumes, or as a fashion accessory. Novelty contacts come in many shapes. They can give your eyes the appearance of cat eyes or have the logo of your favorite team on […]


Exploring the Convenience and Choices of Daily Disposable Contact Lenses

Introduced in 1995, daily disposable contact lenses are worn during the day, discarded every night and replaced with fresh lenses every morning. Replacing your lenses every day ensures that your lenses will never become contaminated with proteins or calcium that build up on your lenses and aggravate your eyesight. Contact lens care is minimal, as […]

A Look Back at The Contact Lens Space in 2023

At 1-800-GET-LENS we’re constantly raising our finger to the wind to track developments in the contact lens space, to ensure our customers have the best options at the best prices. There have been a few newsworthy events that have occurred in the eyewear and contact lens space in 2023 that make us think the industry […]


Sunglass Lens Materials and Coatings

Sunglass Lens Materials Glass Lenses Advantages:  Disadvantages: Plastic Lenses Advantages: Disadvantages: Polycarbonate Lenses  Advantages: Disadvantages: High Index Plastic Lenses Advantages: Disadvantages: Sunglass Lens Coatings UV Coating Scratch-Resistant Coating Anti-reflective coating Mirror Coatings


A Complete Guide to Halloween Contact Lenses: Pros & Cons, Cost, Safety & More – 2023

Halloween contact lenses can turn any costume into a showstopper, but it’s essential to know how to use them wisely.

From the different types of Halloween contact lenses to their pros & cons and safety considerations, we’re here to break down everything.

What Are Multifocal Contact Lenses? All Your Questions Answered

Vision is one of our most vital senses, and as technology evolves, so do the solutions for improving it. Multifocal contact lenses are one such advancement that has revolutionized the way we correct vision issues. They offer a flexible, convenient solution for people with presbyopia or those struggling with vision at various distances. In this […]

How to Put Contact Lenses in Your Eyes – 3 Ways

Contact lenses can provide you with excellent vision without the need for glasses. However, they can be a bit tricky to use, especially if you’re a beginner. But don’t worry! In this blog post, we will explain in detail how to put contact lenses in your eyes. We’ll explore three different methods and conclude with […]

The Impact of Colored Contact Lenses on Eye Health

Colored contact lenses have become a popular way to enhance our appearance and express individuality. They offer a variety of captivating eye colors to choose from, allowing us to transform our look and feel more confident. However, it’s essential to understand their impact on eye health. In this article, we’ll explore the benefits of colored […]

Contact Lenses 101: How to Care for Your Contacts

Ensuring proper contact lens care not only enhances your visual experience but also extends the life of your lenses. When you invest in contact lenses, you invest in your vision and overall eye health. By incorporating these easy cleaning practices into your daily routine, you’ll not only protect your eyes but also get the most […]

Daily Vs Monthly Contact Lenses: Choosing the Best Option for You

Contact lenses have revolutionized vision correction, providing a comfortable and convenient alternative to eyeglasses. With advancements in technology, two popular choices have emerged: daily disposable and monthly disposable contact lenses. Each type offers its unique set of benefits, catering to different lifestyles and preferences. In this article, we will explore the key differences between daily […]

Contact Lenses for Beginners: A Step-by-Step Guide to Clear Vision

Contact lenses offer a convenient and liberating alternative to traditional eyeglasses. Whether you’re an athlete looking for better performance, a fashion-conscious individual seeking a glasses-free look, or someone who simply finds glasses uncomfortable. If you’re considering trying contact lenses for the first time, this comprehensive guide will help you navigate the world of these tiny […]