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Decorative Contacts and Your Eyesight

Whether it’s for a daily cosmetic look or a Halloween costume, there are many people who use decorative contact lenses to change their eye color or look. But are decorative contact lenses safe?

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Eye Safety at Work

Surprisingly, approximately 2,000 U.S. workers sustain job-related eye injuries requiring medical attention every day. Experts believe eye protection could lessen the severity of these injuries, or even prevent them outright 90% of the time. If you value your sight, protecting your eyes should be a priority…

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Reopening During COVID-19: FAQs

As we transition into reopening the country, different states are allowing different levels of service to resume. In this new normal, you may have questions about…

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Contact Lens Care During COVID-19

The American Optometric Association has just released guidelines on proper wear and care of contact lenses during the Coronavirus pandemic…

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Contact Lens Do’s and Don’ts

An estimated 45 million people in the U.S. wear contact lenses to correct their vision and 40% to 90% of them are not following proper contact lens hygiene practices…

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Five Benefits of Polarized Sunglasses

Polarized lenses for instance, offer specific protection from UV rays and work great for certain water and outdoor activities such as boating, fishing, kayaking, canoeing, golfing, surfing, or just relaxing at the beach or pool. Polarized lenses are also known to…

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Protective Eyewear—Do Athletes Need It?

The benefits of eyeglasses are invaluable to those who need them to see, but there is another type of eyewear that is equally important to those who need vision correction and those who don’t need vision correction alike…

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Is Your Child Ready for Contact Lenses?

Has your child expressed an interest in wearing contact lenses? If your answer is yes, then ask yourself these five questions to determine if they are ready for contact lenses…

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10 Warning Signs That Your Child May Need Vision Correction

It’s back to school time! Early detection of vision related problems can save your child years of struggling through school. Consider taking your child to see an Eye Care Professional (ECP) if he or she does any or all of the following things: