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Top 3 New Daily Contact Lenses for 2021

Daily Contacts for 2021 Daily contacts are now the most popular modality of lens due to allday comfort and quality of vision.  Due to the increase in popularity, the choices on the market increase yearly.  There are many available at different price points depending upon patient needs. Switching a patient to a daily lens from […]

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3 Ways to Take Proper Care of your Contact Lenses

Lens Care Tips Proper care of your contact lenses is important to prevent eye infections and corneal scars. Contact lens care includes cleaning, storing, and which drops may be safe to use with contact lenses. In order to maintain proper hygiene and prevent long-term eye complications,  contact lenses should only be worn according to their […]

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Myopia Progression: Why & How to Prevent Your Child’s Vision from Worsening

MYOPIA MANAGEMENT Does your child wear glasses for viewing things in the distance like watching TV or seeing the board at school? Did he or she start wearing glasses at young age? Does the glasses prescription worsen each year? A children’s vision exam should be perfomed every 6-12 months to assess eye and vision changes. […]

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What is Astigmatism and How Can it be Corrected?

Astigmatism Correction When you look at letters and numbers do they all appear to be blurry around the edges? Are sports scores, Netflix titles, and the TV guide channel difficult to read?  Do car lights at night have a halo effect around them making it difficult to see? Do your eyes feel tired after computer […]

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Are Scleral Contact Lenses a Good Option For Me?

Scleral Contacts For Keratoconus, Astigmatism, and Hard-to-fit Corneas What is a scleral  contact lens? A scleral lens is a  large diameter gas permeable lens that is designed to bridge the entire cornea and sit on the sclera of the eye.  Due to the large size, it is more comfortable and stable than a traditional rigid […]

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7 Reasons To Avoid Sleeping in Contact Lenses

Overnight Contact Lens Wear Overwearing and sleeping in contacts is typical of many contact lens wearers, however; it can result in scarring, corneal complications, and even blindness. Although lenses have improved significantly in quality and technology,  it still should be thought of as a piece of plastic that reduces oxygen flow to your corneas.  Closed […]

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Interested in Contact Lenses For Reading After 40?

Contact Lenses for Reading Did your ability to see up close change over night?  After or around the age of 40, the lens inside the eye has a reduced ability to focus; this is a normal change in the muscles and lens structure. There is nothing you can do to change it. All of us […]

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Eyeris Daily Lenses – New Technology, Cheap Daily Lens

Eyeris: The Newest Daily Lens Eyeris is the newest daily lens on the market designed by optometrists. The lens allows us to offer great technology and comfort at an affordable price.  Eyeris lenses typically retail around $57 for a 90 day supply. This makes a year supply of daily contacts much more affordable. When compared […]

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COVID-19, Contact Lenses, and Your Eyes

COVID-19 and its effects on the eyes COVID-19 is respiratory virus causing a worldwide pandemic.  Typical signs and symptoms of the virus have become well-known. Patients with a fever and/or respiratory symptoms, cough, shortness or breathe or having traveled over seas are considered suspect. Other less common symptoms noted can be headaches, loss of taste […]

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Why Scleral Contact Lenses are the Best Option for Keratoconus

WHY SCLERAL CONTACTS ARE THE BEST OPTION FOR KERATOCONUS Scleral lenses are made of a breathable polymer. They are designed to bridge the cornea and sit on the sclera of the eye, increasing comfort, and allowing high amounts of oxygen to the cornea. Because the cornea is one of the most sensitive tissues of the […]