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Contact Lens Care: Do’s & Don’ts

DO… 1.     Always thoroughly wash your hands with a mild soap, and then dry them with a lint-free towel before touching your lenses. 2.     It’s best to insert or remove your contacts in the same order (right then left, or vice versa) to avoid getting your contacts mixed up. 3.     Clean, rinse, and disinfect your […]


Extreme Sports & Contact Lenses

  Contact lenses offer substantial advantages over glasses when playing sports, such as larger field of view and unaltered by bad weather. In addition, with contact sports, such as football, both the player and opponents are safer if glasses are not involved. Balance is the prime consideration when playing most sports, and wearing soft contact […]


Ocular Migraines: What They Are & How to Treat Them

  Optical migraines, also called ocular migraines, are a condition where the sufferer experiences visual disturbances, and if you’ve ever experienced one, the episode can be quite unsettling. Some symptoms that are often associated with optical migraines are: ·       Visual impairment, such as loss of peripheral vision, in one or both eyes ·       Visual ‘hallucinations’, […]


What’s the Best Brand of Contact Lenses?

Each brand of contact lenses is unique. So it’s better to ask which is the best for you. Over 90 percent of contact lens wearers use soft lenses, so this advice is about them. When looking for soft lenses, consider the following: Base curve.  This is the primary curve at the back of the contact […]


4 Reasons Your Contact Lenses Could Be Making Your Eyes Burn

Clean, well-fitting contact lenses should be so comfortable that you forget you’re wearing them. If they give you a burning sensation, one of several things could be wrong. 1. Your contact lenses are dirty. Protein deposits and other debris accumulate on contact lenses over time, even if you properly clean and disinfect them. These block […]