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Contact Lenses Can Be A Safe Option When Used Properly

In the United States, 40 million people use contact lenses to improve their vision. While most of these contact lens wearers adhere to the guidelines set out by their doctors,  many do not. According to the American Optometric Association's annual American Eye-Q® survey, many people are putting their health and vision at risk by not following [...]

By |December 21st, 2014|Contact Lenses, Eye Health|0 Comments

A Hilarious Comedy Routine About The Eye Doctor

Brian Regan is a great standup comedian.  Here is a bit about his trip to the Optometrist... Enjoy from Clarin Eye Care

By |November 12th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

1-Day Contact Lenses For Comfort and Safety

I have a question for all of the contact lens wearers out there.  When is  your lens the most comfortable? The answer is invariably the first day you open a brand new package and put in a fresh lens.  Now imagine that everyday you can enjoy the feeling of having a new lens in your [...]

By |November 9th, 2012|Eye Health, Optometry, Vision|0 Comments

Contact Lenses Can Be a Risky Choice

A large part of our eye care practice centers around contact lenses. Quite often, patients will ask me about contacts that they don't have to take out at night. My recommendation is that removing contact lenses nightly will always be the safest and healthiest way to wear lenses. In fact, since the FDA approved contact [...]

By |December 27th, 2011|Contact Lenses, Eye Health|0 Comments

Forget the Contact Lens Solution, Here’s Beer in Your Eye

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Baby oil, beer, Coke, petroleum jelly, lemonade, fruit juice and butter are among the substances some contact lens wearers occasionally use instead of contact lens solution, a new Bausch + Lomb study revealed. The study, which polled 2,000 adults in the U.K. in August 2011, found that 20 percent reported using these and other unconventional [...]

By |December 4th, 2011|Contact Lenses, Eye Health|1 Comment

A Miracle Cure For Your Vision

Everyday I search the web for the latest news and notes on eye care, vision, glasses and contact lenses. And everyday I have to sift through countless blogs and articles that claim they have the cure to help you see "the natural way - without glasses or contact lenses." And like most things that sound [...]

By |September 29th, 2011|Eye Health|0 Comments

Minor League Baseball Player 'Sees' Contact Lenses Helping Him To The Majors

Bryce Harper was picked first overall by the Washington Nationals in last year's Major League Baseball draft.  And for the first half of his first season, he was a pretty mediocre ball player. But that changed last month when Harper was fitted with contact lenses by the team's optometrist.  All of the sudden, Bryce Harper's [...]

By |May 16th, 2011|Contact Lenses|0 Comments

Fewer Patients are Knowledgeable of their Vision Plan Compared to their Medical Plan

From Review of Optometric Business: Some 65 percent of U.S. adults consider themselves "highly and somewhat knowledgeable" about their vision plan, according to Jobson Optical Research's 2010 Consumer Perceptions of Managed Vision Care, which included 5,152 respondents. By contrast, 81 percent say they are highly and somewhat knowledgeable about their medical plan. I've already blogged [...]

By |May 12th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Increases in Daily Disposable Contact Lenses

After reviewing the recently released data on contact lens use, it's no surprise that the use of daily disposable contact lenses is increasing. Daily lenses are the safest, healthiest and most comfortable way to wear lenses. So why isn't everyone wearing dailies?  In the past, the price difference has been a tough pill to swallow, [...]

By |April 26th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Contact Lenses Are Increasing For Patients Over 40

The results of the 2010 Annual Contact Lens Survey from Advance Insights, an inVentiv Health company are in, and there are some very interesting statistics to report. Overall, the entire contact lens industry is down 4.2% after holding steady one year ago.  That sounds about right from what we continuously see in our practice, with [...]

By |April 19th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments