Will Glasses and Contact Lenses Do or Is Refractive Lens Exchange the Answer?

Not everyone likes the idea of surgery. It is not a usual occurrence in someones life and its unfamiliarity can lead to hesitation. However, when it comes to something like the eyes, there is rarely any other recourse. Whether it is undergoing refractive lens exchange or Lasik laser surgery, the best solution is usually on the operating table. Continue reading Will Glasses and Contact Lenses Do or Is Refractive Lens Exchange the Answer?

Toric Contact Lens – Specially Designed For Astigmatism

Astigmatism is a defect of a lens resulting in the formation of distorted images; it is caused by the curvature of the lens being different in different planes. This definition of astigmatism may be too professional for common people to understand, but if defined briefly, it is an eye condition and the sufferer may just have slightly blurred vision or have a difficulty to properly focus on or identify fine detail of a shape. Astigmatism can even give you headaches or eye strain and distort blur vision at all distances. Continue reading Toric Contact Lens – Specially Designed For Astigmatism

How to Reduce the Risk of Purchasing Contacts Online

Nowadays, it is possible for any of us to purchase contacts online at low prices if we do not want to wear those old ones, which gradually become unsuitable for us. It is true that glasses can sometimes influence our personal images. On the contrary, contacts can greatly solve this problem. Theses lenses are always rather cheaper than traditional glasses. Still more, we can enjoy some visual miracles through wearing these plastic lenses. Continue reading How to Reduce the Risk of Purchasing Contacts Online

Air Optix – Contact Lenses That Make You Happy

Anyone who wears contact lenses or who is familiar with the contact lens industry would know about Ciba Vision’s revolutionary brand, Air Optix. What’s exciting about these contact lenses is that these contacts are designed with the wearer’s complete ease and comfort in mind. The lenses are “breathable” – meaning that they allow the eye’s cornea to get up to five times more oxygen in comparison to other conventional lenses – thanks largely to the unique and revolutionary material these are made up of. This also means that the wearer does not need to worry about taking off his/her contacts before going to bed. Continue reading Air Optix – Contact Lenses That Make You Happy

Prescription Contact Lenses? An Important Part of Your Outdoor Sports Gear

Wearing glasses just is not an option when you are participating in outdoor adventure sports. You will need to get prescription contact lenses for these activities. You won’t be able to get them at your favorite outdoor gear store. You will need to visit your eye doctor and ask for a prescription for them because you are participating in your sport and the glasses just aren’t working out for you. Your doctor will be happy to comply. Continue reading Prescription Contact Lenses? An Important Part of Your Outdoor Sports Gear

Bausch & Lomb’s ReNu with MoistureLoc Contact Lens Solution Investigated as Cause of Eye Fungus

Contact lens wearers throughout the United States and around the world are being diagnosed with an extremely painful and potentially detrimental eye fungus, called fusarium keratitis. The FDA and the CDC recently announced an investigation into the occurrence of this rare fungal infection, detected in an alarming number of soft contact lens wearers using Bausch & Lomb’s ReNu contact lens solution. As of April 24, 2006, reports stated that the number of confirmed or suspected cases of the eye fungus had grown to one hundred seventy-six. Continue reading Bausch & Lomb’s ReNu with MoistureLoc Contact Lens Solution Investigated as Cause of Eye Fungus

Contact Lenses : How to wear and not tear

If you’ve never had contact lenses or haven’t worn them in a long time and need a refresher, here’s a few tips on what to do and what not to do when wearing and caring for your lenses.

First on the list, make sure to listen to what your doctor tells you. When he or she prescribes the lenses in the first place, they know what type of lenses they are giving you as well as the type of care they will require. Continue reading Contact Lenses : How to wear and not tear

Things to Remember While Choosing the Best Contact Lenses

As it is rightly said, eyes are the window to the soul. And with our increasing dependence on our eyes to earn our livelihood, they have become perhaps the most important organ of perception for us. And why only the professional life, many people choose their eyes to describe themselves, to express their style and to put on that delicate touch of passion and lust. With so much on the line, eye is now a very important aspect of health care routines today. And with the gradual shift from spectacles to contact lens, an overall know-how about the various types of contact lenses available in the market and the ones suitable for your eyes is necessary before you go and buy these accessories for your eyes. Continue reading Things to Remember While Choosing the Best Contact Lenses