Springtime brings warmer weather, opened windows and outdoor activities, but for allergy suffers it can...
Summer Tips for Contact Lens Wearers
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…
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
How Long Is a Cold or Flu Contagious?
Learn how cold and flu viruses spread, find out when to seek medical care for influenza or a cold, and discover the contagious period for the flu and common cold.