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What to Expect From a Contact Lens Exam

Are you thinking about switching from eyeglasses to contact lenses? Contact lenses are considered a medical tool by the Food and Drug Administration, and therefore, you should not take them lightly. You should think about how much you are willing to commit to wearing the contacts and how they will suit your lifestyle.


Importance of Routine Eye Exams

A lot of people go years and years without seeing their eye doctor. But routine eye exams are actually essential even if you see little or no change in your vision at all. Here are the compelling reasons why you should never miss an appointment with your eye doctor.


Digital Screen Protection: Blue Light Lenses

​​​​​​​Due to the coronavirus pandemic, millions of people worldwide now spend most of their time indoors. If you’ve been working from home or attending classes remotely, you must have observed how staring at your computer for long periods causes a wide range of discomfort. Your eyes twitch, and your vision becomes blurry. You also experience red, dry, itchy eyes, headaches, and even neck and shoulder pain. All of these unwanted symptoms indicate digital eyestrain.


Importance of UV Protection for the Eyes

During the day, sunlight is all around you. Whether it is cloudy or sunny, you should always protect your eyes from ultraviolet (UV) radiation. The National Eye Institute recognizes UVA and UVB radiation to be extremely harmful to your eyes.


Properly Sanitizing Your Glasses

For those of us who wear glasses, they quickly become such an integral part of our lives that we give them very little thought unless we are taking them off, putting them back on, or visiting our eye doctor for an exam. We also subconsciously touch them a lot during the day, adjusting them to that they sit comfortably on our faces. It is here that there is the potential for us to transfer any bacteria on our hands onto our glasses and face. Here’s our guide to how to properly sanitize your glasses.


Importance of Sports/Protective Eyewear

People often wear protective gear only if the sport they are playing requires them to. Yet, many players still forget to protect their eyes. This is the case where the players think they have no chance of hurting their eyes.


Deciding Between Monthly or Daily Contacts

The very first soft contact lenses were developed in 1971, but since then, their design has continued to evolve. Not only are they now available in different materials with different qualities, but they are also designed for different periods of wear. Two of the most popular are monthly and daily contacts. How do you decide between them? Let’s compare them to see which is most likely to suit your needs.