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Your Contacts Are Keeping You From Your Beach Bod

It's heating up! Time to work on your beach bod. Just beware, should you choose to try one of these new trends, your contact lenses may pose an extra challenge. 1. Aerial Fitness It sounds made up, but it’s not. Ready for an hour of a hanging from the ceiling held up by large ribbons? If …

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Traveling? Wear Glasses? Avoid These Cities!

4 U.S. Cities That Are the Worst for Travel When You Have Glasses If your plan for 2017 was to “do a little more traveling,” that’s great! Broadening your horizons, experiencing new things, growing as a person, all great. And you’re definitely going to do it. Because planning, organizing and thinking ahead are all your …

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Your Contacts are Keeping You from Being an Olympian

The Rio Olympics are in full swing, and you've been inspired to get in shape. Who knows, maybe you can make the 2020 Games if you work hard enough. You think you've got what it takes to be the next great Olympian. Too bad your contacts are getting in the way. Here's 5 quick reasons why …

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Contacts at the Beach? No thanks.

The beach has a lot going for it. Sun bathing, volleyball and scenic jogging. All good things. But if you wear contacts, it’s not all fun in the sun. When you’re packing the sunscreen, towels, sunglasses and flip flops, you might just want to make sure you leave the contacts at home. Here are 4 …

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The Sweet Life is as Easy as 1-2-3!

For the past few months we have been talking a lot about the new KAMRA® procedure and how it has the potential to revolutionize your life. If you are one of the 114 million people who suffer from Presbyopia, the KAMRA® inlay procedure may just be your ticket to better vision. Around here we like …

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One Simple Step: LASIK

To take proper care of your contact lenses, you pretty much need to be wearing a Breaking Bad-approved hazmat suit in order to avoid an eye infection. And for the life of us, we can't figure out why anyone would choose to keep wearing contacts when you need help like this to take good care …

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Wearing Contacts? Swim at Your Own Risk.

Few things are more refreshing on a hot summer day than a relaxing dip in a cool lake or pristine swimming pool. What’s not cool is putting yourself at risk of contracting a recreational water illness (RWI) by wearing contact lenses while taking that dip. Don’t let contact lenses ruin your summer fun! Our $600* …

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Technology Makes Contact

For a while now, we’ve been following the updates Google has been making to their Smart Contact Lens technology. As always, it's pretty impressive stuff from Google X, the search giant’s semi-secret research and tech arm. In late March, it was announced that Google had been granted a patent by the U.S. patent authorities to make the …

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Survey Says…. LASIK > Contact Lenses

A recent survey presented at the World Cornea Congress held in San Diego April 15-17 revealed patient satisfaction with LASIK is better than that with contacts. According to Francis Price, Jr, MD, an ophthalmologist practicing in Indianapolis who presented the results, the research team could not find any studies that compared LASIK to a realistic …

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The Scary Side of Halloween Contact Lenses

There are two telltale signs that Fall is officially upon us: Pumpkin Spice everything. Seriously. Even gum. Halloween costumes and stores are popping up faster than the walking dead in a zombie apocalypse. The latter is the reason for this post, because most Halloweeners seem to believe that no respectable werewolf or vampire is complete …

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