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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...

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...

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...

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...

Considering a switch in contact lenses? You may want to consider wearing monthly contact lenses. Monthly contact lenses are those that you can use for up to 30 days before disposing of them. Most monthly contact lenses can be worn for an extended period of time, making them more convenient if you are always...

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...

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...

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...

Contact lens consumers were urged to ask their U.S. Senator to vote against Senate bill S.4613 and protect the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) efforts to enforce the Fairness to Contact Lens Consumers Act (FCLCA). Those efforts worked, the bill did not even make it through mark-up. By adding only 15 words to the FCLCA,...

We did it! With the help of consumer rights advocates and patients, U.S. Senate bill S.4613 was crushed! On November 18, 2020, the bill was scheduled for mark-up in the Senate Commerce Committee. However, it was so controversial that it was pulled from the agenda.  Hundreds of consumers from across the U.S. emailed, called,...

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