One of the most significant decisions that visually impaired people have to make is whether to wear glasses or contact lenses. While glasses complement certain styles, most would agree that contact lenses are the better option.  If you’re unsure which one is right for you, consider these reasons why contact lenses are the superior...

The expiration of your contact lenses is listed on the box. The nice thing about contacts is that their expiration date is typically close to five years after the date of manufacture, making it easy for you to buy in bulk online. Skip the trip! Take our online eye exam from the comfort of your home.

It’s not a good idea. Blepharitis is an eye condition that causes the eyelids to become chronically irritated. There are two forms of blepharitis -- anterior and posterior. Anterior blepharitis affects the outside of the lids, where lashes are located. The posterior form of blepharitis affects the inner eyelid and is caused by a disorder of the oil glands...

Google's Smart Contact Lenses could revolutionize contact lenses.
If you’ve been wearing contact lenses for a long time, chances are you already have a favorite. But if you’re considering a change we have the all-in-one guide on the best lenses of 2020, based on Lens.com’s official sales data for North America.  Specific contact lens product recommendations are based on personal situations and...

If your child meets this criteria, they could be ready for contact lenses.
Whether your daughter hates the way she looks in glasses or your son is tired of the way they interfere with after-school sports activities, eventually your child may ask about switching from glasses to contact lenses. As a parent, this can be a heavy subject – contact lenses can be expensive and come with a new set of responsibilities...

There are a few ways you can tell if your contacts are inside out.
If you’re new to the world of contact lenses, you’re probably concerned about accidentally turning your contact lenses inside out. Since contact lenses are extremely thin and very pliable, even experienced contact lens wearers can have trouble determining whether their contact lenses are inside out. While pain and discomfort upon insertion are tell-tale signs of a contact lens being...

Evaluating your eyesight is just one part of a contact lens fitting.
Whether you’ve never worn contacts before or are ready for a new prescription, a contact lens fitting is essential. Not only do contact lens eye exams include special tests that aren’t typically performed during routine exams for eyeglasses, but you can’t purchase contact lenses online or in-store without a valid (and current) contact lens prescription. When making an appointment...

Proper contact lens care is essential for ocular health.
Proper lens care is crucial if you wear contact lenses—after all, you likely wear your contact lenses for the vast majority of your day. As such, you need to know how to correctly apply, remove, clean, and store your contact lenses. Lens.com is going to help you with that. In this post, you’ll learn everything you need to know about contact...

When you think about contact lenses, you probably don’t think about wearing a bowl of water on your head. Strangely enough, that’s how the concept of contact lenses began. In 1508, Italian inventor, architect, and mathematician Leonardo da Vinci hypothesized that by submerging your head in a bowl of water you could alter your vision. Although contact lenses weren’t...

You should never use water instead of lens solution.
Whether your contact lens solution bottle is empty or you’re looking for an alternative to expensive solutions, you should never use water in lieu of contact lens solution. Plain tap water may seem like a safe alternative to contact lens solution, but it can actually be a dangerous choice. Tap water contains microorganisms, some of which can cause serious...

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