All About Contact Lenses

Find the information you are looking for by reading through our comprehensive articles on contact lenses.

3 Common Mistakes Contact Lens Wearers Make

A simple mistake when using your contacts could result in a problem. Take a look at what we found to be the most common errors people make when using contacts.

A Complete Guide to Gas Permeable Contact Lenses

Discuses what these new lenses are made of and their benefits to the cornea.

Allergies From Contact Lens Solutions: What To Do

Allergies may be caused by an abnormal response to your contact lens solution. Learn about how this happens and what you can do about it.

Bifocal Contact Lenses: A Consumer Guide

An indepth guide to the different types of bifocal contact lenses.

Contact Lens Fears: Newcomers to Contact Lenses

Afraid of making the switch to contact lenses? Learn more about newcomers' fears of contact lenses.

Contact Lenses Overview: A Consumer Guide

Brief overview of what contact lenses are used for and the different types of lenses that are provided.

Daily Wear Contact Lenses: A Consumer’s Guide

Learn what daily wear contact lenses are made of and the positives and negatives of wearing them.

Disposable Contact Lenses: The Complete Guide

Covers the benefits and propper uses of disposable contact lenses.

Everything You Should Know About Monovision

Monovision is a variation on the standard use of contact lenses to help people who don't see as well close-up because of age-related changes to the eye. With monovision, one lens is adjusted to see better at a distance, and the other lens is adjusted to see better close-up.

Hard Contact Lenses: A Consumer Guide

Covers the old type of contact lenses not used as widely today due to new improvements in lenses.

How to Clean Contacts: Disinfecting & Cleaning Contacts

How to follow specific instructions provided by contact lens solutions and products and general guidelines for all lenses.

How To Clean Your Contact Lenses With Hydrogen Peroxide

Hydrogen Peroxide solutions are a great way to clean, disinfect, rinse, and store your contact lenses. They are a great alternative for people who are sensitive to the preservatives in multipurpose solutions, and they are highly effective against acanthomoeba, a free-living amoeba that can potentially cause blindness through infection of the cornea. Hydrogen peroxide on […]

Silicone Hydrogel Contact Lenses: A Consumer Guide

Learn more about these contact lenses that can provide more oxygen to your eyes.

Special Effects and Prop Contact Lenses – What To Know

Special effect, theatrical, costume and prop contact lenses are amazing. Regardless of what you want to call them, they’re all the same thing. They can turn your eye any color or design you want, including cat-eyes, animal print, or changing your blue eyes to solid white. The FDA has approved such lenses, maintaining that they […]

The Best Places To Buy Contact Lenses

A brief description of the different places that are available for your to purchase contact lenses, as well as receiving fittings and exams.

Toric Contact Lenses: A Consumer Guide

Discusses what these new lenses are made of and their benefits to the cornea.

Uncomfortable Contact Lenses – What You Can Do

Are your contracts brining discomfort? Learn about what that can happen and how you can make it better.

Understanding Your Contact Lens Prescription

A guide to understanding the terms & numbers that appear on contact lens prescriptions.

What Are Contact Lenses Made Of?

What are contact lenses made of? Learn all about the different materials that make up contact lenses.

What You Should Know About Expired Contact Lenses

A look into why lenses have expiration dates, ranging from daily disposables to extended wear.

What You Should Know About Extended Wear Contacts

Goes over the conveniences and benefits of wearing extended wear lenses and what they are made of.