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
Safety Glasses and Goggles: Your Guide to Protective Eyewear
Find out which types of safety glasses are best for work, home and for sports.
Why Is There Gunk in My Eye?
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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
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...
Five Vision Myths
Just because something is a common belief doesn’t make it true. A lot of things you have probably heard about your vision turn out to be false. Here are five common myths that have no basis in science
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Educational articles on Eye Health, Eye Conditions, Ophthalmology, Vision Correction and Eye Care by the staff and doctors of FLEI.
10 Neat Optical Illusions
Melt your brain and amaze your eyes with these optical illusions.
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.