All About Contact Lenses

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


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.

Best Places To Buy

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

Bifocal Contact Lenses

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

Cleaning Your Contacts

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

Common Mistakes

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.

Contact Lens Material

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

Contact Lenses Overview

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

Daily Wear Contacts

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

Disposable Contact Lenses

Covers the benefits and propper uses of disposable contact lenses.

Expired Contact Lenses

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

Extended Wear Contacts

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

Fears Of Contacts

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

Hard Contact Lenses

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

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 […]


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.

RGP Lenses

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

Silicone Hydrogel Contact Lenses

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

Special Effects Contacts

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 […]

Toric Contact Lenses

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

Uncomfortable Contacts

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

Understanding Your Rx

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