A Guide in Extended Wear Contact Lenses

A Guide in Extended Wear Contact Lenses

Individuals who have poor eyesight wake up in the morning searching for their glasses. Extended wear contact lenses are the perfect choice if you want to wake up with clear vision. There are two categories of contact lenses: daily wear and extended wear. Daily wear is the lens that you...
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Are Contact Lenses Unsafe During Coronavirus Pandemic

Are Contact Lenses Unsafe During Coronavirus Pandemic?

You have probably heard from others to wear eyeglasses for now instead of contact lenses because of the higher risks of getting infected. But, should you really be worried about wearing your contact lenses during this pandemic? There is a group of eye doctors that say contact lenses pose a...
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Best Contact Lens Options Against Dry Eyes

Best Contact Lens Options Against Dry Eyes

Chronic dry eyes could really be bothersome for contact lens wearers. It may cause discomfort and could interfere with ordinary activities while using contact lenses. Imagine feeling a burning, stinging, and dryness sensation caused by dry eyes while wearing your contact lens. It could be so uncomfortable, which is why...
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Choosing the Best Type of Colored Contact Lenses

Choosing the Best Type of Colored Contact Lenses

Not all people have the eye color that they want. With this option, you can change your eye color with the use of colored contact lenses. It can enhance your look and make you look different on special occasions. It is available in two forms – both prescription and non-prescription...
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Contact Lens-Related Fungal Infections

Contact Lens-Related Fungal Infections

Optometrists and ophthalmologists promote appropriate caring of contact lenses through their recommended lens solutions to reduce contact lens-related eye infections. Yet some risk lasts even with proper care for contact lenses like fungal eye infections. Contact lens solutions are resisted by fungi because biofilms are immediately formed. Biofilms are collective...
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Contacts for the Eyes

Contacts for the Eyes

Contact lenses are the savior if you find wearing eyeglasses a hassle for everyday life. What if you experience difficulty wearing contact lenses? or have been informed that wearing contact lenses is not a good choice for you? If you have experienced this, then there is nothing to worry about....
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Improving Sports Performance Using Contact Lenses

Improving Sports Performance Using Contact Lenses

Wearing eyeglasses can be a bother to others because of the frame. Some athletes use contact lenses for their vision problems and enhance their sports performance by giving them a wider field of view. Contact lenses for sports are known for its numerous advantages such as: It provides a better...
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Knowing Your Contact Lens Prescription

Knowing Your Contact Lens Prescription

Just like with an eyeglasses prescription, a contact lens prescription contains information about your eyes. It is mandatory by law in the United States to give you a copy of a contact lens prescription by an eye doctor even if you do not ask for it. It will be given...
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Proper Care for Soft Contact Lenses

Proper Care for Soft Contact Lenses

There are different products for contact lens care in supermarkets and drugstores which makes it confusing what to choose. It is important to understand proper lens care because negligence for contact lens care can result in eye infections and the worst-case scenario can be blindness. Before choosing products, it is...
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Pros and Cons of Using Disposable Contact Lenses

Pros and Cons of Using Disposable Contact Lenses

Hearing the word “disposable” makes you think that it is expensive and a waste of money because it is just a single-use. A type of contact lens that has been introduced that gained popularity is the daily disposable contact lenses. Many people are confused with the “daily wear” and “daily...
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The Environmental Cost Of Contact Lenses

Many people rely on contact lenses to improve their vision. But these sight-correcting devices don’t last forever — some are intended for a single day’s use — and they are eventually disposed of in various ways. Now, scientists are reporting that throwing these lenses down the drain at the end...
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Tips on Handling Contact Lens Discomfort

Tips on Handling Contact Lens Discomfort

There are times when wearing contact lenses just does not feel right. Some days, wearing contact lenses feels flawless and easy but sometimes, it might sting or be uncomfortable. These episodes of contact lens discomfort are experienced by many people and are normal in most cases. Usually, this does not...
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Silicone Hydrogel Contacts

What Are Silicone Hydrogel Contacts?

Silicone hydrogel contact lenses, compared to regular soft contacts, let five times more oxygen pass through the lens to the cornea. Both are plastic-made that hardens when dry but becomes soft and gel-like when it absorbs water. When soft or silicone hydrogel dries out, it deforms, hardens, and becomes fragile....
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