Monthly Archives: March 2013

Perspectives on Ordering Glasses Online

Order Now PictureWe often get the question, “How about those glasses I can get off the Internet?” Since no one from our staff has ever ordered glasses over the Internet, it’s hard for us to know first-hand what you might get. My usual response is the age-old adage, “You get what you pay for,” but is that fair to say without evidence and research? More »

Contact Lenses and Your Eye Health

ContactsIn a recent article citing current research, the risks of corneal infection and contact lens wear were studied. Following were the results of that study:

  • Failing to air-dry your contact lens case after each use increased the risk of corneal infection 6.4 times
  • Not replacing the contact lens case at least every 6 months increased the risk of corneal infection 5.4 times
  • Occasional overnight wear increased the risk of corneal infection 6.5 times
  • Smokers who wear contacts were 6.5 times more likely to contract corneal infection More »