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July 10, 2017
Soft Contact Lenses are Safe for Kids

Soft Contact Lenses are Safe for Kids

It has long been thought that soft contact lenses are not safe for kids due to higher infection rates. However, a new review conducted by the University of Houston’s College of Optometry (UHCO) has found that infection rates associated with soft contact lenses are no higher in kids than adults. Review author Mark Bullimore, an […]

June 26, 2017
National Sunglasses Day is Here – June 27th!

National Sunglasses Day is Here – June 27th!

Well, here we are again, it’s National Sunglasses Day tomorrow (6-27) and, as I’m writing this, the sun looks like it’ll be shining good. Of course, given the danger of the sun to our eyes, we should all be wearing sunglasses when outside, sunny or not. Just like getting burned by the sun when it’s […]

April 3, 2017
Eye Allergies and Contact Lenses

Eye Allergies and Contact Lenses

So it is allergy season again and, like many, I have spouts of itchy, watery eyes. I wear glasses for reading (and look no further than EOB for some great frame and lens options, including contacts), yet what about contact lenses and lens discomfort? During allergy season many wearers of contact lenses see an increase […]