Category Archives: Eye Health

Cataracts 101

Replacemycontacts/ November 26, 2015/ Eye Health/

We’ve mentioned cataracts a lot on here, but we’ve never actually dove into the topic. Chances are you probably know someone who’s had cataracts surgery before—typically someone older, like a great-aunt or grandparent. While it sounds awfully invasive, cataracts surgery is actually a fairly quick procedure that doesn’t even require a hospital stay. And the benefit of a successful cataracts

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How Your Ethnicity Affects Vision

Replacemycontacts/ November 19, 2015/ Eye Health/

Each ethnicity is unique and beautiful in its own right—and hopefully something you celebrate and share with others. It’s always fun to learn about new cultures’ beliefs, celebrations, languages, and more! Ethnicity, which refers specifically to your roots, can also be very telling concerning health and disease. That’s because each ethnicity has its own predisposition to developing certain health issues

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Essential Vitamins for Eye Health

Replacemycontacts/ November 17, 2015/ Eye Health/

While we love having the option to pop in our contacts and our vision instantly corrected, it can still be a little disheartening to go to a yearly exam and find out your vision has gotten poorer since your last check-up. This can be especially true as you age, when vision slowly begins to deteriorate for many people and they

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Can You Be Allergic to Contact Lens Solution?

Replacemycontacts/ November 12, 2015/ Eye Health/

Allergies are always a drag. Whether you suffer from springtime pollen, pet dander, or a year-round dust, you can relate to the common complaints: itchy, watery eyes, a stuffy, sneezing nose, irritating hives…the list goes on. That said, the signs and symptoms of allergies tend to be somewhat universal and thus, fairly easy to tell when you know what you’re

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How Give Yourself an Eye Massage

Replacemycontacts/ November 5, 2015/ Eye Health/

There’s almost nothing more relaxing than a day at the spa. Plush robes, tranquil music, yummy scented creams and oils, and of course, the stress-relieving massage. The only downside to these delightfully indulgent days is the expense—they don’t come cheap, which is why we love anything that recreates a spa-like experience at home. In this piece we’ll let you in

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