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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...

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...

From summer through winter, don't forget to care for your contact lenses.
Whether it’s dealing with dry eyes in the winter or preventing too much sun exposure in the summer, caring for your eyes and contact lenses is a year-round task that varies from season to season. With each new season comes new and different reasons to protect your eyes; here’s some ways you can protect your eyes and contact lenses...

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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