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Do you suffer from astigmatism? If so, then you need contact lenses that are specifically designed to correct astigmatism called toric contact lenses. In this post, you’ll learn about the best-selling contact lenses for astigmatism, and you’ll also gain a clearer understanding of what astigmatism is and how you can address it through contact lenses.

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 2021, based on Lens.com’s official sales data for North America.  Specific contact lens product recommendations are based on personal situations and...

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...

ACUVUE® OASYS® and 1-DAY ACUVUE® MOIST are two of the most popular contact lens brands made by Johnson & Johnson. These are two high-quality contact lenses made by a reputable manufacturer. They're both designed with comfort in mind, and both protect the eyes against UV rays. So knowing which one is right for you can be a...

Paying attention to your contact lens expiration can help prevent eye irritation and infections.
As with over-the-counter drugs and prescription medication, contact lenses have an expiration date—usually one to three years from the date the lenses were manufactured. If you wear contact lenses, it’s important to discard lenses and contact lens solution as soon as they expire since the incorrect care of lenses and solutions can increase the risk of eye infections, corneal...

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, the simple answer is 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...

Are you planning to try out colored contact lenses or switching brands, but are overwhelmed with all the sporadic information available that hinders you from making an informed decision? This article will help you figure out just that. Read on to understand the difference between these popular colored contact lenses so you can make the right decision...

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...

ACUVUE OASYS® and ACUVUE® 2 are two high-quality contact lens brands produced by reputable manufacturer Johnson & Johnson. These two brands are great options for any contact lens wearer—here’s how to determine which one is right for you.  In this guide, we’ll provide a comparison between ACUVUE OASYS and ACUVUE 2 contact lenses, including...

Inserting and removing contact lenses properly is essential for eye health.
Handling contact lenses for the first time can be a daunting task – they’re fragile, susceptible to damage and contamination, and can cause discomfort and irritation if improperly inserted. Luckily, practice makes perfect and eventually you won’t think twice about inserting and removing contact lenses. Always wash and dry your hands with mild soap and a lint-free towel before...

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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,...