Monthly Archives: June 2014

How Are Contacts Measured?

Replacemycontacts/ June 25, 2014/ Eye Health, Lens Care/

Do you know how it is that your eyes are measured, in order to select the best fitting contact lenses for your specific size and shape? If you’re like most people, that knowledge is likely left to your doctor, who administers care and writes the official prescription. Yet it is important for many reasons to understand this procedure which determines

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The Most Famous Eyes in Hollywood

Replacemycontacts/ June 20, 2014/ Celebrity/

If you were alive in the bopping 80s, you can probably sing-a-long with the chorus of Kim Carne’s 1981 Grammy hit, “Betty Davis Eyes”. (Betty might have a hit song about her, but it is rumored that she also had a condition called Grave’s Disease. Caused by an increase in thyroid hormones, Grave’s Disease can affect the eyes with bulging,

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Can You Swim in Contacts?

Replacemycontacts/ June 20, 2014/ Eye Health/

Is it safe to swim while wearing your contact lenses? While you may be able to get away with taking a dip while sporting your contacts without experiencing any negative effects, the FDA recommends keeping your contact lenses clean from all water, including that which is found in pools, hot tubs, the ocean and even your bathtub. Swimming in lenses

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How to Save Money on Contact Lenses

Replacemycontacts/ June 10, 2014/ Uncategorized/

Have you ever planned your meals for the week based on what’s on sale at the grocery store? Do you use drugstore points and reward systems to save on your preferred bottle of aspirin or heartburn remedy? Shopping for the best price on contact lenses is no different, and typically employs some of the same search strategies. Below are 10

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Can You Sleep With Contact Lenses In?

Replacemycontacts/ June 3, 2014/ Uncategorized/

Is it critical to remove your contact lenses before falling into dreamland? While the practice is not dangerous, doctors advise us to sleep if possible with our eyes au natural. Closing your eyes for just one minute, and waking up hours later is easy to do.  It is the wakeup call itself, when your eyes blink open that causes some

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