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The Problems Of Contact Lenses Lie With Patients

The CDC note that 99% of lens wearers are problematic. A study was recently released by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) which revealed something many eye doctors expected. The findings were that the risks associated with contact lenses and the costs that come along with eye-related infections may be actually down to the contact […]

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The New Green Trend In Optical Companies

The reason some companies have been taking eco-friendly steps If you have visited the Vision Expo’s show floor in the last few years, you’ve probably noticed there’s a small, yet growing trend in optical. In between bright-colored frames, flashy displays and elaborate designs, you may notice that brands are taking on an Eco friendly approach […]

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Importance Of Wearing Well-Fitted And Affordable Contacts

Contact lenses are perfect for people with poor vision but can’t rely on eyeglasses every day. However, there is much more to contact lenses than the right prescription in order to correct your vision. The eye specialist needs to measure the size and shape of your eye in order to make the right prescription. Before […]

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Dry Eye And Eyelashes – Making The Connection

To understand the connection between dry eye and eyelashes, it is necessary to investigate past the ocular surface. Inflammation – A Common Connection Inflammation can be the root cause of many health problems, ranging from arthritis to heart disease. When it comes to the eyes, inflammation can result in an instability of the tear film, […]

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Are Eye Prescriptions Necessary?

Prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses are necessary because the vision acuity of people changes as they get older, become involved in various activities, and eye muscles change. Comprehensive eye examinations cover a lot more ground than just getting the correct measurements for eyeglasses. When an eye doctor gives a patient a thorough eye […]

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How Contact Lenses Were Invented

Leonardo da Vinci developed the idea of contact lenses in 1500’s. He made a sketch of corrective lenses which would fit over a person’s eyes. In 1632, Rene Descartes came up with an idea of corneal contact lenses. Later that century, Philippe de la Hire sketched concave lenses that could be placed over a person’s […]

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How To Choose The Best Glasses For A Round Face

Glasses are meant to improve your vision, but they serve another purpose: to make you look better. Choosing a pair of glasses isn’t as straightforward as you might think. If you end up with the wrong pair, you could regret the decision for a long time. Not to mention, glasses can be quite pricey, which […]

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New Bionic Contact Lenses Could Render Eyeglasses Obsolete

If you have poor vision, you have reason to be joyful about the news that bionic lenses could soon enter the market. The Ocumetics Bionic Lens is invested by a Canadian optometrist. It promises to improve eyesight to a level that’s better than 20/20 by 300%. However, these aren’t traditional contact lenses which you pop […]

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