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Discount Contact Lenses Shopping Tips

In the world of eye care, finding ways to save on contact lenses without compromising on quality is a top priority for many. With the right strategies, you can enjoy the convenience and comfort of your preferred contact lenses while keeping your expenses in check. Here are some practical shopping tips to help you get […]

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Immediate Steps for Treating Eye Injuries: A Must-Read Guide

In the blink of an eye, accidents can happen, leading to potential eye injuries that can range from minor irritations to severe trauma. Understanding the immediate steps to take can be the difference between a full recovery and long-term damage. This guide provides essential first aid tips for dealing with eye injuries, ensuring you’re prepared […]

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The Role of Vision Therapy in the Treatment of Reading Problems

To clarify organized optometry’s position on the use of vision therapy for the treatment of reading problems, the American Academy of Optometry and the American Optometric Association (AOA) released the following joint organizational policy statement in 1997: Introduction A joint organizational policy statement of the American Academy of Optometry and the American Optometric Association. Many […]

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Clear Vision: The Rise of Toric Contact Lenses for Astigmatism

For years, patients suffering from astigmatism were told they could not correct their vision by wearing contact lenses.  That all changed in 1978 when the first toric contact lens was approved for distribution.  By the late nineties astigmatic patients were able to finally wear disposable lenses and in 2002 CIBA Vision introduced Focus Dailies Toric, […]

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Breaking the Code: How to Read Your Contact Lens Description

If your eye doctor determines you need corrective lenses, he or she will write an eyeglasses prescription for you at the end of your exam. This prescription specifies the lens powers required to correct your vision. A prescription for eyeglasses cannot be used to purchase contact lenses.  Contact lens prescriptions contain additional information that can […]

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Top Gas Permeable Contact Lens Brands for Clear Vision

Gas permeable contact lenses are considered hard lenses but should not be confused with the hard contact lenses of the past.  In the past, hard lenses were manufactured using the material polymethyl methacrylate, known as PMMA. Prior to 1971, when the soft contact lens was introduced, almost all contact lenses were made using this material. […]

Tips To Treat and Avoid Dry Eyes In Winter

Winter can be a magical season with its snow-covered landscapes and holiday festivities, but it also brings some less enchanting challenges, one of which is dry eyes. Dry eyes can be uncomfortable and irritating, but with the right care, you can keep your eyes comfortable and healthy throughout the winter months. In this article, we […]

Finding The Right Glasses For Your Face Shape

When it comes to eyewear, finding the perfect pair of glasses is about more than just correcting your vision. Glasses have become a fashion statement, a way to express your personal style and an accessory that can enhance your overall appearance. To achieve the best look, it’s essential to consider your face shape when selecting […]

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Lenses That Darken in Sunlight

Right in Any Light Photochromic lenses are lenses that are clear indoors and darken automatically to a moderate sunglass tint when exposed to sunlight. The term photochromic refers to this feature of changing color (“chroma”) in response to light (“photo-“). Though photochromic is the proper generic term for all lenses that darken in sunlight, these […]