Finding cute, practical glasses for your child can be a challenge. Many people get their first pair of glasses while they're still quite young. Depending upon your child's age, fashion, durability and comfort should all factor into your decision. Involve your child in the choice for increased cooperation and willingness to wear her glasses. Plastic Frames Plastic frames are a … [Read more...] about Eyeglasses for Kids
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A brand of contact lenses that were "quietly" recalled in August may be causing vision problems from blurry vision to torn corneas, according to MSNBC. Federal health officials are considering issuing a public warning about Avaira Toric contact lenses, which are made by CooperVision Inc. and sold at Wal-Mart, LensCrafters and Costco. “Absent prompt and adequate … [Read more...] about Recalled Contacts May Cause Torn Corneas
Since they were first developed and introduced by the Johnson & Johnson company in 1987, Acuvue contact lenses have been one of the most popular brands of disposable contact lenses in the United States. Throughout the past several decades, a number of new Acuvue lens products have been developed; these lenses address eyewear concerns ranging from ultraviolet protection to … [Read more...] about What Is Acuvue?
You probably wear your contacts longer than your eye doctor told you to, and you've got this nagging worry that you will go blind. According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), more than 30 million people in the United States wear contact lenses, and most of them are women. Moms are busy people and don't always have time to remove and care for their contact lenses … [Read more...] about How Long Can I Wear My Contacts?
Contact lenses have come a long way since their creation by F.A. Muller in 1887. Working from an idea and sketch conceived by DaVinci in 1508, the German glassblower used Sir John Herschel's theory of creating a mold of an individual's eye to form a glass lens that would improve vision; the first lenses could be worn for up to three hours. Now available for a wide range of … [Read more...] about How to Put in Contact Lenses Easily