Archive for July, 2014

Should You Wear Contact Lenses While Playing Sports?

The next time you’re enjoying an evening at the ballpark with seats close to home plate, glance over and see if the batter up has a look of fire in his eyes. When he first started in the minors, MLB Star Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals caused a few eyebrows to rise as he […]

What Causes Contacts to Get Cloudy?

Cloudy or blurry lenses are one of the greatest annoyances for contact wearers – after all, isn’t the point of contacts to help you see more clearly? Unlike a smudge you can easily wipe off your glasses, the problem can be hard to understand or get rid of. So what is it that causes lenses […]

What Are the Differences Between Hard and Soft Contact Lenses?

Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake? – Leonardo da Vinci Would it surprise you to learn that the first contact lenses emerged in the 1500’s? In the writings of Leonardo da Vinci, there is a reference describing a device designed to improve corneal defects, and […]

Do You Have The Most Common Eye Color?

Hollywood is full of celebrities with blue eyes. In all the romantic movies of the past, do you think the male star on screen who gazed into the starlets stunning blue eyes, knew he was viewing the result of a genetic mutation? If our eyes are the window to our soul, they are also a […]