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Looking to find options of colored lenses to improve your look, but unsure how to go about it? We’ve put together a comprehensive guide based on Lens.com sales data to highlight the best color contact lenses of 2021, so far, for North America. This guide lists down the Top 4 best-selling colored contact lenses,...

Glitter eye makeup can take your makeup routine to the next level.
If your makeup routine feels a little too, well, routine, why not liven it up with some glitter?  Whether you’re a fan of bright colors or subdued neutral hues, there’s always a way to add a little sparkle to your shine. Although throwing glitter on your face may have been appropriate as a pre-teen, most modern day women are...

While contact lenses are a convenient alternative to glasses, they can also present serious health problems if used improperly. In a first-of-its-kind study, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated that United States’ residents make nearly a million visits to the doctor for eye infections each year. The study analyzed three national databases of outpatient care centers...

According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), one-in-four children have a vision problem. Since 80 percent of a school’s curriculum is taught visually, vision problems can negatively impact a child’s ability to learn. While many schools conduct basic eye screenings, these are not a substitute for a thorough eye exam by an optometrist. The AOA recommends eye exams at...

A pair of stylish sunglasses is a year-round, must-have accessory – right up there with your favorite handbag or a pair of glittering, diamond earrings. Not only are sunglasses a super chic accessory, but they’re an easy way to make a statement. While some choose sunglasses that match the frame of their face, others match theirs to their own...

Whether you’ve abandoned your eyeglasses for a more fashion-forward pair or have switched to wearing contacts full-time, don’t let your old glasses collect dust in a drawer – donate them to charity for a tax deduction! Instead of being one of the four million pairs of eyeglasses that end up in American landfills each year, your donated glasses can...

What is glare? Does wearing contact lenses cause glare? Glare happens when too much light enters your eye and interferes with your eye’s ability to manage it. Scientifically, glare is “the loss of visual performance or discomfort produced by an intensity of light in the visual field greater than the intensity of light to...

Do you cook your own meals at home? Maybe you’re a chef or professional cook. Cooking at home has certainly gained in popularity in 2020 and into 2021, and the trend is likely here to stay. Have you ever wondered if it’s safe to wear contact lenses while cooking?  In this post, we discuss...

There are many health benefits to being active on a regular basis, and people have been more open to exploring different ways of being active due to all the time spent in quarantine. Over 50% of mobile phone users in the US have downloaded at least one fitness app, proving that more and more people are keen...

Smoking is the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the United States. It’s a risk factor for cardiovascular, respiratory diseases, and cancer, but did you know it’s a contributing factor in many common eye diseases? From cataracts and macular degeneration to glaucoma and uveitis, smoking cigarettes can put you at risk for a variety of...

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More than half of American adults need corrective lenses, experiencing vision problems such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism. The decision to wear...