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Suffering from a vision problem is difficult enough—and wearing contact lenses to correct that vision problem poses its own set of challenges. You’ll have to learn new terms, and since contact lens technology does evolve, you’ll continue to learn as you go along. Whether you’re just starting your contact lens journey or you’ve been...

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.  

Biofinity and DAILIES TOTAL 1 are two popular contact lenses available to consumers. They are both known for being high quality contact lenses that stay moist on your eye. They live on different ends of the cost spectrum, with Dailies Total 1 commanding a higher price on average than Biofinity contact lenses. Let’s go beyond price to...

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...

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...

Nobody wants a nasty eye infection. However, there are still people who disregard the basic dos and don’ts of contact lens wear. This post aims to remedy that by discussing bad contact lens habits, their negative effects, and how to prevent those effects. 1. Handling contact lenses with unwashed hands Inserting or removing contact lenses with unwashed hands can transfer bacteria...

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.

October 16, 2020 – Your contact lens prescription is yours, legally! You paid for it. And now the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has got your back with new rules to enforce the Fairness to Contact Lens Consumer Act of 2003. Our customers regularly express frustration with their eye doctors who have withheld their...

Like any medication, contact lenses and contact lens solutions have expiration dates. The expiration date listed on a box of contact lenses is normally 1-5 years from the manufacturing date of the lenses. Why you shouldn’t use expired contact lenses and expired contact lens solution If you wear contact lenses, make...

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...

LIFESTYLE

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...