Think rinsing your eyes with hospital toilet water is revolting? In that case, what researchers found on knock-off contact lenses is sure to make you squeamish "Contact lenses are medical devices worn on living tissue; therefore, it is extremely important that they are purchased with a valid prescription." Published earlier this year in the Journal of Forensic Sciences , a case report from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration's (FDA's) Forensic Chemistry Center found a majority of unapproved, counterfeit and decorative contact lenses tested positive for the kinds of microbial contamination frequently found in hospital waste water or spoiled food Respectively, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Bacillus cereus were just a pair of microorganisms identified in the…
5 tips to protect your eyes from the sun
‘It is important to protect your skin from the sun!’ this message has been drummed into us time and time again, but the other, equally truthful message we should be hearing is ‘It is important to protect your EYES from the sun!’ Exposing your eyes to UV rays is extremely dangerous. In fact, ophthalmologists (eye [...]
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Bionic Lenses Will Improve Eyesight 3 Times Better Than 20/20 Vision; Seeing Perfect Without...
Permanent contact lenses of the future will improve perfect vision by three times.
How Cost Effective is LASIK Surgery?
Baton Rouge LASIK surgeons explore the cost effectiveness of LASIK for Baton Rouge patients.
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,…
How to Choose Eyeglass Frames for Your Face Shape
Which frames will work with - not against - your face shape?
Picking The Right LASIK Surgeon-Here's How
LASIK is a safe and effective vision correction option for those who are nearsighted, farsighted or have astigmatism. The American Refractive Surgery Council offers a checklist to help determine if you are a candidate for LASIK at www.americanrefractivesurgerycouncil.org.
How to Get Rid of Puffy Eyes
Full night of shut-eye isn’t enough to lose puffy eyes or erase those dark circles under eyes says Charlotte Clark, a dermatologist in New York City.
Deal ➤ One-Year Sam's Club Membership with $10 eGift Card and Optional $25 Vudu Movie Credit (Up to 79%...
After purchasing this deal, you will need to visit the website listed on your voucher to complete redemption. Choose Between Two Options $30 for a new One-Year Sam’s Club Membership Package ($55 value) With the purchase of this Sam’s Club Club Membership package, you’ll receive: One-year Sam’s Club membership ($45 value) Complimentary membership card for a spouse or other household member $10 eGift Card valid online or at your local club. Allow 5-7 days for delivery of eGift Card. $45 for a new One-Year Sam’s Club Membership Package + Instant Savings package ($211.94 value) With the purchase of this Sam’s Club Club Membership package, you’ll receive: One-year Sam’s Club membership ($45 value) Complimentary membership card for…