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contact lenses

Contact lenses are one of the most widely used medical devices in America. As developmental advancements have improved the selection of contact lenses, millions of people have chosen contacts to provide clear vision on a daily basis. In the wake of these advancements that make contact lenses safer, more versatile, and more comfortable, many misconceptions surround this popular corrective option. Today we’re separating the facts about contact lenses from the fiction.

dry eye disease
Dry eye disease is a complicated disease process which can cause symptoms such as irritation and burning, in addition to visual disturbances like blurred vision.  Millions of people are affected by dry eye syndrome, but they may not know the cause of their symptoms. If you have been diagnosed with dry eyes, or suffer from ocular irritation and blurred vision, read on to learn more about what could be causing your problems.

online eye exam
The idea of an “online eye exam” may sound very appealing; the convenience of receiving an updated prescription for new glasses, or even contact lenses, without ever leaving your home.  New online services brag that by simply logging on to your computer, answering a few questions and completing an easy online task, an accurate prescription can be in your hands, signed by a doctor, in a matter of minutes.  Sound convenient? Don’t be fooled – these online eye exams are far from the perfect solution for eye care.