3 Contact Lens Tips For Better Eye Health

Contact lenses provide a viable alternative to glasses, but it's important to follow all safety precautions to ensure the continued health of your eyes. While most contact lens wearers know that the lenses require proper cleaning and storage, there are other safety and hygiene tips that can also increase the comfort of lens wear. The following are just a few of these tips. Tip #1: Get a Professional Fitting More people are ordering lenses online because if the cost savings. [Read More]

Getting Through Your Cataract Surgery Successfully

Your ophthalmologist has recommended cataract surgery to remove the cloudy lenses affecting your vision. Without the surgery, your sight will become worse. While the procedure is a common one, done as an outpatient in your doctor's office, the thought of having surgery can make you anxious. Here is what you can expect from this surgery and the days following it.  Take a "Buddy" With You You'll find it helpful to have a friend or family member take you to your appointment and bring you back home after the procedure. [Read More]

2 Tips For Choosing New Eyeglasses

Once the calendar year resets for your vision insurance plan, you might be eager to make an appointment with your eye doctor and start shopping for frames. Unfortunately, buying eyeglasses without a lot of thought might lead to buyer's remorse later. Here are two tips for choosing new eyeglasses: 1: Be Leery of Trends Sure, those crystal clear frames might look cool now, but how will they look a few years from now? [Read More]

What To Expect When Recovering From Cataract Surgery

If you are planning on having advanced cataract surgery, you may be a bit apprehensive about what recovery will be like after the procedure is completed. Knowing what to expect beforehand will help you realize which symptoms are considered normal and which would require an additional trip to your doctor for assessment. Here is a summary of what you can expect when recovering from cataract eye surgery. Right After Surgery When you have your cataract removed from your eyes, you will be under anesthesia. [Read More]