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3 Contact-Wearing Tips For Dry Eyes

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If you have dry eyes, you might suffer from these symptoms even worse when you are wearing contacts. You might fear that you will have to switch to wearing glasses full-time, but there are a few things that you can try so that you can wear contact lenses comfortably. These are a few helpful tips that might allow you to continue wearing contact lenses while feeling more comfortable. 1. Ask for Special Contact Lenses

12 December 2015

3 Tips To Avoid Bending Your Eyeglass Frames

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The most expensive part of your average pair of glasses is the lenses. This doesn't mean that eyeglass frames are cheap, however. If you have ever had to replace your eyeglass frames because they were bent beyond repair, you probably want to avoid making the same mistake in the future. Luckily, following these tips can help you avoid bending your eyeglass frames so that you can keep your glasses looking their best for a long time to come.

12 December 2015

Wearing Contacts When You Have A Problem Touching Your Eyes

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If you like the idea of being able to wear contact lenses and the freedom they offer, then your optometrist can get you started. You will have to go in to have your eyes measured and take an eye exam to receive your current prescription. The optometrist can order the lenses for you, or you can go through a third party if you choose. If you have a very hard time touching your eyes, there is still hope for you.

11 December 2015

Do You Sleep In Your Contacts? Stop Now

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There are some things we know we shouldn't do, but we do them anyway without thinking. Everybody pops zits they know they shouldn't and stays up a little too late the night before work. We all eat a delicious treat or a bag of chips instead of a healthy meal every once and awhile. If you are anything like the majority of contact wearers, you probably occasionally sleep in them. Unfortunately, this comes with severe consequences -- potentially even blindness.

11 December 2015

3 Mistakes Contact Wearers Should Avoid

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If you wear contacts it is vital that you understand how to properly use them so you can protect your eyes. Although contacts can be a great way to avoid wearing glasses and have more freedom with your eyes, they can also be incredibly dangerous if you don't know how to care for them. Here are three mistakes that you should avoid with your contacts.  1. Not Tossing a Lens That Is Dirty Or Damaged

11 December 2015

Preparing For Your Cataract Surgery

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It's estimated that three million cataract surgeries are done each year in the U.S. But this is likely the one and only time that you'll have it done, so you're a little anxious. This procedure is done in your eye doctor's office, and you'll start to see the benefits of it within a few days of the surgery. Here is how to prepare yourself for an easy and effortless appointment to get your cataracts removed and restore your clear vision.

10 December 2015

Nyctalopia: Blinded By The Night

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If navigating your route while driving at night has become too challenging for comfort, you may be experiencing nyctalopia. Characterized as impairment in night vision, nyctalopia is a symptom of a number of underlying conditions. Diagnosing the condition that is causing your declining ability to see adequately after dark will determine whether or not treatment options are available. Signs of Nyctalopia Night blindness does not mean a complete absence of vision at night.

10 December 2015

Eat Your Way To Healthy Eyes And Proper Vision

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Your eyes are an important part of your wellness, so you may already understand the imperative nature of vision correction. Unfortunately, placing this same importance on the underlying health of your eyes is also necessary. Considering numerous eye diseases affect not only your health, but also your vision, taking good care of your eyes is smart.  A well-balanced diet full of vitamins and minerals is not only good for your total health, but it can also decrease your risk of developing problems with your eyes and vision.

10 December 2015

Choosing The Right Pair Of Glasses For Your Face Shape

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More and more people are needing corrective lenses in order to go about their daily lives. In fact, about 75% of adults require some type of vision correction, according to the Vision Council of America. If you have chosen a pair of glasses, rather than contact lenses, to help you see better, you want to consider your face shape in order to find the best pair for you.  There are many options when it comes to eye glasses.

29 September 2015