We’ve treated multiple teenagers recently with eye infections caused by sleeping in their contact lenses. Lens manufacturers advertise some lenses for overnight wear, but only about 1 in 10 adults can successfully wear a lens overnight, and every teen should remove their lenses before sleep. Teenagers are 10 times more likely to have an eye […]
Lubricating eye drops play an important role for many of us. Our natural tears protect and lubricate the surface of the eye and often the amount and quality of those tears is just not getting the job done. Our two favorite brands are Refresh and Systane and can be used with or without contact lenses. […]
In our experience, contact lenses that change eye color have not been as comfortable as clear lenses, by quite a wide margin. That is changing with the latest lenses. If you are interested, please check out the manufacturer’s website and get in touch with us to see if this lens would be appropriate for you. […]
Pollen counts are super high, we are in the thick of it! Here is our current advice for eye allergies 1) For mild symptoms use a good artificial tear like Refresh or Systane to help flush away the irritants and soothe the eye. 2) Use OTC ketotifen twice a day. It is available without a […]
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