Contacts

Update on Daily Disposables: Options and Rebates

For years, daily disposable lenses were only available for spherical corrections. There are many new options available now, in both multifocal and toric (for astigmatism) lenses. Multifocal 1. BioTrue One-Day for Presbyopia 2. Dailies AquaComfort Plus Multifocal 3. Dailies Total 1 Multifocal (just added) 4. Clariti 1Day Multifocal 5. 1-Day Acuvue Moist Multifocal Toric 1. Dailies AquaComfort Plus Toric 2. Clariti 1Day Toric 3. 1-Day Acuvue Moist for […]
By |September 19th, 2016|Contacts|0 Comments|

Benefits of Daily Disposable Contact Lenses

There is no doubt that daily disposable contact lenses are the safest and most comfortable modality of contact lens wear. It certainly makes sense that a brand new lens every day will improve overall comfort, since there is a limited opportunity for both deposits to form on the lens surface and environmental allergens to soak into the lens […]

Contact Lens Habits and Risk for Complications

A new survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and recently (August 21, 2015) published in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Report shows that nearly “everyone is guilty of breaking the rules when it comes to contact lens care.” The survey conducted among contact lens wearers showed that “99% of those surveyed are at risk for […]

Exclusive Contact Lens Event September 5

On September 5 we will be hosting a special contact lens fitting event from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.  We are the only office in Mansfield with Bausch & Lomb’s new Ultra contact lens.  This lens is the newest on the market, containing cutting-edge technology for comfort and wettability.Receive 10% off your contact lens fitting just for trying the […]

A Look at the Future(?)

Several fascinating things are coming down the pipeline for eye care and eyewear.  Google secured two patents a couple of weeks ago for a smart contact lens with the capability of monitoring a diabetic patient’s blood glucose level, thus saving those patients the inconvenience (and pain) of a finger-prick once or twice a day.  The project was announced in […]

A Hybrid You Never Plug In

One thing we hear quite often from our patients is that they have been told in the past that they cannot wear contact lenses because they have too much astigmatism.  Or, perhaps they can, but since they are over forty they would either have to put readers on over the contacts or try monovision (one eye for distance, one […]

LASIK versus Multifocal Implants

A lot of patients ask us about the differences between LASIK surgery and Multifocal Implants.  LASIK uses a laser to gently reshape the front of the eye to correct a patient’s refractive error.  If the patient is properly screened, LASIK will likely fully correct a distance vision problem.  However, the over-forty crowd in bifocals will […]
By |February 22nd, 2014|Contacts|0 Comments|