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The short answer is “no.” Just like swimming or washing your face while wearing contact lenses, taking a shower with contacts isn’t the best idea. Continue reading below to find out why. What are the risks of showering while wearing contacts? Contact lenses are like little plastic sponges, meaning they absorb...

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When it comes to buying contact lenses, e-commerce is the next big thing. With approximately 22% of adults in the US buying their contact lenses online, e-commerce is changing the contact lens retail landscape. The market share of online contact lens sales will only grow as more and more people realize the benefits of...

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If you wear contact lenses, you probably don’t think about the physical structure or mechanical properties of those little plastic devices you put in your eyes. As long as your contact lenses are comfortable to wear and they correct your vision, you’re good to go. However, it pays to know about these mechanical properties...

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Overview | Private label definition | Advantages of private label brands | Disadvantages of private label brands | Saving money with private label contact lenses | Beating inflation with rebates | Conclusion Overview With inflation at a 40-year high, people are looking to cut back expenses any way they can. For...

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Like most contact lens wearers, you likely don’t think about the technical aspects or characteristics of contact lenses. For you and any other contact lens wearer, what’s important is that your contact lenses provide you with clear vision and are comfortable to wear. That said, it pays to know about the different characteristics of...

Overview | Can I nap while wearing contacts? | Does the duration matter? | What if I accidentally napped in contacts? | Are there contacts you can sleep in? | Conclusion Don’t do it! Read on, but unless you are wearing extended wear contact lenses, the short answer is "don’t." Overview

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Many people think that just because they wear prescription contact lenses or eyeglasses, they are visually impaired. While wearing prescription eyewear for vision correction isn’t normal, having a refractive error and being visually impaired are two distinct conditions. If you’re confused and wondering how to separate the two, then don’t worry. Lens.com is here...

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You get home after a long day at work, and you’re exhausted. You forget to remove your contact lenses and just jump straight to bed. If you’ve done this at least once, then you’re not alone. According to a CDC survey, sleeping in contact lenses is common. In a survey of 1,000 contact lens...

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ACUVUE® OASYS® and ACUVUE® VITA® are two of the most popular silicone hydrogel contact lenses made by Johnson & Johnson. Designed with superior, long-lasting comfort, these contacts are highly recommended by eye care professionals (ECPs) for first-time and seasoned contact lens wearers. ACUVUE OASYS and ACUVUE VITA have more similarities than they do differences, so knowing which...

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What is presbyopia? | Replacing your reading glasses with contact lenses | Choosing the right multifocal lens | Conclusion | FAQs If you already wear contact lenses, it may seem unnecessary to wear reading glasses. But the reality is that wearing reading glasses with contacts is common among older adults, especially those starting to...

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Computer eye strain is the number one eye-related complaint in the United States, and it’s no wonder – the average American adult spends nine...