possible struggles with contact lenses

4 Things That May Complicate Lasik Surgery

If you told your optometrist that you are tired of wearing glasses and are seeking a minimally invasive treatment to improve your vision, he or she may have recommended that you consider LASIK surgery. While most patients who undergo this procedure enjoy an uneventful recovery, there are certain things that may lead to complications after your eye surgery. Here are four things that may complicate LASIK surgery and what you can do about them: Read More 

How Much Work Are Contact Lenses?

If you have never worn contact lenses before, it probably seems like they are a lot of work. It looks like contacts are hard to take out and put in, you constantly have to clean them, and isn't putting your fingers in your eyes a risk for infection? Once you talk to your optometrist about contact lenses you'll realize they're practically no work at all. After you learn to put them in and take them out properly, contact lenses will become as blurred and mindless a part of your routine as brushing your teeth. Read More 

Times To See An Eye Doctor

If you have perfect vision, going to an eye doctor is probably low on your list of priorities. However, it's actually a good practice to see an eye doctor periodically throughout your life just to monitor the health of your eyes. Besides going to an eye clinic for routine examinations, there are other times to see an eye doctor. Here are some of them. When You Have Pink Eye Or Other Infection Read More 

What You Need To Know About A Concussion And Your Vision

When you think about a concussion, the first thing you probably think of is the effect it can have on the brain. What many people don't think about, or aren't aware of, is how that concussion can affect vision, too. Remember that your eyes and your visual processing are all connected to your brain, so when your brain is damaged, your eyes can suffer damage as well. Here are a few things that you should know. Read More 

Time For Your Child To Get Contacts? 4 Things You Should Teach Them About Their Care

If your child is asking for contacts, you want to make sure they're prepared for the responsibility. Unlike glasses, contacts require special handling, and care, to keep them sanitary, and to avoid additional vision problems. If you've decided to get contacts for your child, here are four things you should teach them about their care. Never Touch Contacts with Dirty Hands Your child's contacts are going to go directly onto the surface of their eyes. Read More