Contact lens wearers may be wondering how to protect their eyes this summer. From UV exposure, to sunscreen stings, to swimming, there are plenty of instances where contact lens wearers need to take extra care of their eyes. Here are some easy tips for contact lens wearers to use this summer Wear Contact Lenses with UV Blockers: Contact lenses with UV blockers can help block harmful UV rays. While they are not a substitute for complete protection from the sun for your eyes, every bit of sun protection helps! CooperVision makes a variety of UV blocking contact lenses such as Avaira contact lenses, Clearsight 1 Day contact lenses and others. Make sure to ask your eye care practitioner about your options for contact lenses with UV protection. Wear Sunglasses: Sunglasses can protect the…
5 Anti-Aging Eye Care Tips From Your Bridgeport Optometrist
It is natural for your vision to deteriorate gradually as you age, but it is not necessarily inevitable. When it comes to eye care, there are steps you can take to
What to Expect after Cataract Surgery
Cataract surgery is a safe & effective way of restoring ones vision. There are many experienced surgeons at FLEI that are available for cataract evaluations
Focusing on the Top 11 Eye Myths
Reading this -- no matter how large or small you've set the font size to, and no matter how dark the room you're in is -- is not going to permanently damage your eyes. And the number of carrots you eat per day isn't likely to affect how well you can read this either. Many of us have gotten advice...
What are these lines under my eyes and how can they be solved? (Photos)
Hello, I am 38 years old. i went to the best plastic Surgeons to treat the lines under my eyes. I had fillers, and I still have two brown lines in the area...
What Causes Astigmatism?
Have you been diagnosed with astigmatism? Learn what causes astigmatism from the trusted eye doctor at Laser Eye Center.
Why Is There Gunk in My Eye?
Discharge is your eye's way of telling you something's up. From sleep to serious conditions, here's what to look for and what it might mean.
Everyone should cook with MSG, says food scientist
"I like to encourage my kids to eat a little healthier, so I'll sprinkle a little 'supersalt' in there. That stuff is really powerful."
What is Computer Vision Syndrome?
I recently read a blog post that covered a topic that we frequently discuss in our office – Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS). In the blog post, Dr. Kendall Donaldson shared some interesting observations about how we spend most of our lives looking at screens – computers, tablets, smart phones, TVs, movies, video games – and, in turn,…
The 3 Types of Conjunctivitis: What You Should Know
Conjunctivitis is the inflammation of the conjunctiva - the thin covering of the white part of your eye and inside of your eyelids.