Contact lenses are a popular solution for common vision conditions like nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. They are thin, curved lenses that cover your eye’s surface and correct your vision. Contact lenses will expire, making it important to dispose of them when needed and take care of the ones you use. If you need new contact […]
How to Prevent Dry Eyes with Contacts
It’s a common misconception that dry eyes and contact lenses are like cats and dogs—AKA, they don’t play together nicely. Sure, dry eyes indicate that the tear film meant to moisturize your eyes isn’t working as well as it should, but your dry eyes don’t have to prevent you from wearing contacts altogether. They can, […]
Can You Get Contacts for Nearsightedness?
Nearsightedness is a refractive error your eye doctor is likely very familiar with—an estimated 30% of Canadians have it. Optometrists commonly correct this condition with glasses, but what about contact lenses? Can you get contacts for nearsightedness? Continue reading to learn more about nearsightedness, including if you can get contact lenses to correct this refractive […]