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Perhaps the most common misconception about contact lenses is that they can get stuck or lost behind the eye. Many people, especially new contact lens wearers, still believe the myth that contact lenses can disappear behind the eye. Lens.com is here to dispel the controversy once and for all. Contact lenses cannot get stuck or disappear behind the eye. The eye’s...

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Eye allergies are common in the United States. And if you wear contact lenses, you may experience worse eye allergy symptoms than someone who doesn’t wear contact lenses. But what exactly are eye allergies? Despite the prevalence of eye allergies, there seems to be quite a bit of mystery surrounding them. Lens.com is here to get to the bottom of...

Your eyes have color just like everyone else, but have you ever thought about what exactly gives your eyes their color? At one point or another, maybe you’ve wondered how many other people have eyes that are the same color as you? Well, you’re in luck because Lens.com is here to answer those questions...

Do you have a child with a diagnosed refractive error? Are you wondering if they can wear contact lenses? Yes, your child can wear contact lenses. There is no minimum age requirement for wearing contact lenses. However, the question isn’t if your child can wear contact lenses. You should be asking yourself whether or...

If you are prone to allergies or have sensitive eyes, most seasons can feel like allergy season. In the spring, pollen from flowers and trees can affect your eyes and make them itch. In the summer, it’s the pollen from grass, and Ragweed pollen can sting your eyes and make them red in the fall.

Under normal circumstances, contact lenses provide people with clear and crisp vision. However, every individual has likely experienced blurry vision at one point or another while wearing contact lenses. If you’ve ever had blurred vision while wearing your contact lenses, don’t worry. We can help you. In this post, we’ll discuss the most common...

A normal cornea is perfectly symmetrical like a dome and has matching curves in all directions. When an individual has astigmatism, their corneas have asymmetrical or mismatched curves. Astigmatism is a disorder of the cornea. When someone has astigmatism, their vision is blurred at all distances. Other symptoms include eye strain or discomfort, headaches,...

Intro  Many of us have gone through incredible lifestyle changes in the last year, especially adjusting to working or studying remotely. While we transition into a digital-based social lifestyle, we expose ourselves to a lot more screen-time than we typically would. The bright screens could lead to a lot of eye-straining, making our eyes...

“How often do I need to get an eye exam?” is a question many people ask, whether they have clear vision or wear corrective lenses. However, the answer isn’t so clear-cut. The frequency of eye exams depends on a variety of factors such as: Your age Your medical history Refractive errors (myopia, hyperopia,...

Astigmatism is one of the most common refractive errors. In the US, about 1 in 3 people (or approximately 33% of the population) have some degree of astigmatism. Even though it’s common, there is still confusion about astigmatism and what exactly it means for your vision. In this post, we discuss seven of the...

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Whether you’re celebrating your significant other this Valentine’s Day, or maybe even just celebrating yourself, a healthy dose of self-care goes a...