Nutrition for healthy eyes

Research suggests that antioxidants and other important nutrients may reduce your risk of cataracts and macular degeneration. Specific antioxidants can have additional benefits as well; for example, vitamin A protects against blindness, and vitamin C may play a role in preventing or alleviating glaucoma. Omega-3 essential fatty acids appear to help the eye in a […]

Contact lenses: Frequently asked questions

1. I’m interested in wearing contact lenses. How long does it take to get used to them? Depending on your eye sensitivity and whether you choose soft or rigid gas permeable (RGP) contact lenses, it may take only a day or it could take two weeks or more for your eyes to adjust to the […]

Consumer Guide to Contact Lenses

About Contact Lenses Today’s contact lenses fall into two categories: soft lenses that are made from water-containing plastics, and GP or “oxygen permeable” rigid contact lenses. Contact lenses may also be classified by wearing schedule. Daily wear contacts must be removed, cleaned and stored each night, while extended wear contact lenses are made from materials […]

Tips for Contact Lens Wearers

Many people new to contact lenses, and even some experienced wearers, have practical questions about contacts. These tips can help you deal with everyday contact lens concerns. Is My Contact Lens Inside Out? A question many newbie wearers have is: “How can I tell if my contact lens is inside-out?” The trick is to place […]