Eye drops keep your eyes and contact lenses moist throughout the day. However, do not confuse it with contact lens solution whose role is to disinfect contact lenses. There’s a variety of prescription and over-the-counter eye drops available in the market. They cater to different sets of eye conditions. When it comes to using eye… Continue reading Ideal Eye Drops for Contacts – Which Suits Best?
Can you layer contacts? Have you ever thought about layering your colored contact lenses over each other? In another word, piggyback your contact lenses on top of the other. The answer is NO. How Do Contacts Lenses Work? There are a few reasons that propel people to do so, which include they want to create… Continue reading Can You Layer Contacts Over Each Other?
If you are seeing shadows or dots floating around especially when you are staring at something plain and bright, you are most probably seeing eye floaters. You might be wondering can contact lenses caused eye floaters? This is because the frequency of seeing these shadows seem to increase when you are wearing contact lenses. What… Continue reading Can Contact Lenses Caused Eye Floaters?
There are a number of reported eye damages associated with contact lens. According to EHSToday, around 800,000 eye injuries are reported on the job. Learn about the common injuries and damages to the eyes when wearing contact lenses and how to handle the situation to prevent further complications. Eye injuries that aren’t dealt with properly… Continue reading Commonly Seen Eye Damages Associated with Contact Lens. Number 5 Will Surprise You
Using hand sanitizer before putting in contact lenses is probably not the best idea, although daily hygiene begins with clean hands. It is more essential if you are a regular contact lenses user. Why? It prevents pathogen from going into your eyes. Unclean finger tips can also infect contact lenses with various microorganisms which can… Continue reading Can I Use Hand Sanitizer With Contact Lenses? Number 2 Will Shock You
Contact lenses are not one-size-fits-all. Having the right fit is essential for clear vision and long-term comfort and satisfaction with your lenses. A well-fitted lens covers the cornea properly and prevents dryness due to an exposed cornea. A proper fit ensures full coverage of the cornea, optimum edge alignment and adequate movement of the lens… Continue reading Contact Lens Base Curve – What Is & How Importance Is It?
You may have heard people are complaining subconjunctival hemorrhage caused by contact lenses. However, do you know most of the time it’s human mistakes who causes the misery? Let’s find out more. What is subconjunctival hemorrhage? A subconjunctival hemorrhage (SCH) is caused by a broken blood vessel in the eye. This common, ordinarily harmless condition… Continue reading Can Contact Lenses cause Subconjunctival Hemorrhage?
Although colored contact lenses are completely safe to wear in the pandemic, what you must worry about when choosing to wear contacts is your hygiene. By now we are all aware of the fact that coronavirus is a respiratory illness that gets into one’s body from open inlets i.e. nose, mouth and eyes. The virus… Continue reading 3 Things you must own if you wear Colored Contact Lenses in Pandemic
It is completely safe to continue wearing contact lenses during the pandemic. CDC earlier this month issued guidelines for contact lens wear to stay protected. There is no evidence that contact lens wearers are at greater risk of contracting the virus as long as cleanliness and personal hygiene is practiced. Wash your hands thoroughly for… Continue reading 5 Facts: Contact Lenses and Coronavirus Pandemic
CDC now recommends people to wear cloth face masks in public settings where other measures are difficult to maintain. Covid-19 spreads with aerosol respiratory droplets from an infected person that land on other surfaces and may infect other people when they touch the various openings at face such as eyes, mouth and nose after touching… Continue reading Surgical Masks 3 Ply: Should I use Surgical Mask to Prevent Spread of Covid-19?
You can contract COVID-19 through eyes of an infected person. Tears & eye fluids are potential carriers of the virus. Stock up on daily disposable contact lenses & disinfect them thoroughly using multi-purpose solution and an ultrasonic lens cleaner. What is Coronavirus & How it spreads? COVID-19 is an incredibly contagious respiratory tract infection where… Continue reading How to Flatten the Curve of Covid-19 with Hygiene?
By: Areeba Siddiqui Soap provides effective protection from all pathogens – kills bacteria, removes dirt & oil. On the other hand a sanitizer with over 60% of alcohol-content kill germs but does not clean your hands if they are visibly dirty. Washing hands thoroughly is important before you touch your contact lenses. With ongoing COVID-19… Continue reading COVID-19: Washing Hands with Soap Water vs Sanitizer
Did you know wearing a face mask N95 is not an iron-clad guarantee to stay protected from novel COVID-19? Horrendously, it is not only your mouth & nose to let the virus in your body but your eyes too. Do you wear contact lenses for vision correction? Should you worry about your approaching annual eye… Continue reading How your Eyes may Transmit COVID-19
How young is too young for contact lenses? This question has been around since the invention of soft contact lenses. As per AOA, anyone can benefit from contact lenses, even children as young as eight years old. However, at the same time contact lenses have more to do with a child’s maturity than his calendar… Continue reading At what Age Children can Start Wearing Contact Lenses?
There are many different types of contact lenses out there, and your specific eyes and eye conditions will likely determine the contact lenses you wear. There are soft contact lenses and hard contact lenses, but there are also some important differences between daily wear contact lenses and daily disposable contact lenses. Some people… Continue reading Are Daily Disposable Contact Lenses Same With Daily Contact Lenses?
If you wear colored lenses for fashion purposes or for vision correction, we bet you are going to love these 3 basic contact lens accessories you deserve to have. Contact lens accessories are meant to make handling, wearing, rinsing and storing contact lenses easier. It becomes intimidating to choose the most functional accessories from tons… Continue reading 3 Basic Contact Lens Accessories Everyone Should Have