Decorative (Plano) Contact Lenses

Colored contact lenses allow you to temporarily change your eye color whether or not you need to correct impaired vision. In this way, you can create a more subtle eye appearance, wear a crazy design for special occasions, or just enjoy a new eye color. Will Colored Contacts Change the Way I See? Yes, but … Continued

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Bifocal Contacts

Bifocal contact lenses are a type of contact lens that combine two different prescriptions in the same lens. One component corrects nearsightedness and the other prescription addresses farsightedness or farsightedness. Several types of bifocal contacts are available; your eye care provider can help you determine which option is best for you. What Types of Bifocal … Continued

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Contact Lens FAQ

Can I wear contact lenses? Most people are able to wear contact lenses safely and comfortably. There are contact lenses that correct for nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, and other vision problems. An optometry exam can determine what lenses are appropriate for you. Are contact lenses safe for my eyes? Millions of people wear contact lenses without … Continued

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Different Types of Contact Lenses

Which Type of Contact Lens Is Right for You? Contact lenses are the preference of millions of nearsighted and farsighted Americans for good reason. The lenses offer exceptionally clear vision, don’t fog up like eyeglass lenses, and can help you feel more confident about your appearance. Not sure which type of contacts lens is the … Continued

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How To Properly Care For Your Contact Lenses

The Dos and Don’ts of Contact Lens Wear Do you know how to avoid common contact lens problems? Understanding how to properly use and care for your lenses will help you protect your eyes and ensure that your lenses remain clear and comfortable. DO Wash Your Hands Before Handling Your Contacts “Wash your hands” sounds … Continued

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Getting Used to Contacts

Contacts are a smart choice for individuals who are active and dislike the feeling of wearing glasses. However, the process of caring for contacts and getting used to them can take a week or two. Navigate the transition with ease by learning how to properly care for contacts and becoming familiar with common symptoms that … Continued

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Are Specialty Contacts Dangerous?

Specialty contact lenses are a fun way to change your eyes to look like your favorite entertainer or to create a spectacular costume. Specialty contacts, sometimes called decorative, fashion or theater contact lenses, temporarily change the look of your eyes without correcting your vision. Eye care professionals can prescribe specialty contact lenses that fit well … Continued

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