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Introduction The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) amended the Contact Lens Rule this year, going into effect on October 16th, 2020. This rule was originally issued in 2004 to spell out the Fairness to Contact Lens Consumer Act’s (FCLCA) requirements which gives you certain rights. An example of those rights, is the right 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...

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...

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 here to help with contact lens care tips and advice. In this post, you’ll learn everything you need...

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...

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 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated that United States’ residents make nearly a million visits to the doctor for eye infections each year. The study analyzed three national databases of outpatient care centers...

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Looking to find options of colored lenses to improve your look, but unsure how to go about it? We’ve put together a...