Many people prefer to wear contact lenses to correct their vision problems. They’re flexible, offer a wider range of vision, and have an aesthetic appeal. During your contact lens fitting, your optometrist will explain why contact lens care is essential to keeping your eyes healthy. If you’ve chosen to wear contact lenses but only occasionally, […]
Multifocal Contacts for Myopia Control: How They Work
Globally, an increasing number of children are becoming myopic. Many parents are concerned because this eye disease can worsen year after year. Your child’s well-being is the most important thing to you as their parent. How do you keep their vision from deteriorating if they have myopia? Special types of contact lenses have been shown […]
Can You Sleep with Contact Lenses?
Overnight Lens Wear You’ve probably heard that you’re not supposed to sleep while wearing contact lenses. But when you’re contact lenses are properly fitted, you may forget you’re even wearing them. While wearing contacts every day, you might leave the lenses in while napping or wear your lenses longer than recommended. Sleeping in your lenses […]
How Do Contact Lenses Work?
Understanding Your Contacts Contact lenses are a convenient option for patients who want to experience comfortable vision without relying on eyeglasses. There are many types of contact lenses, such as standard lenses for vision correction and therapeutic lenses for myopia control. But how do contact lenses work? While contact lenses work similarly to eyeglasses, a […]
Reasons You Can’t Wear Contact Lenses
Contact lenses can definitely have some benefits over wearing glasses. For example, contact lenses can offer better viewing ease, increase your eye comfort, and allow for vision correction without altering your appearance. But for some people, contact lenses may not be the right solution. Keep reading to learn more about why some people shouldn’t wear […]
Is It OK to Wear Contacts Every Day?
If you’re one of the 33% of Canadians who wear contacts regularly, you probably know the feeling of relief that comes with taking out your contacts after a long day. But did you know that this feeling could be a sign that you’re wearing your contacts for too long? Contacts offer vision correction with a […]
The Different Types of Contact Lenses
Soft contact lenses and rigid gas permeable (RGP) lenses, also known as hard lenses, are the two types of contact lenses available. Under these two broad categories, you’ll find a variety of contact lens types and quality levels, depending on the manufacturer and product line. This encourages you to experiment with a variety of solutions […]