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Our eye care team writes about several topics like vision, eye health, glasses, contact lenses, and more. They also feature comprehensive product and service reviews. Not sure where to start? Check out our post on the best contact lenses available in 2019 as well as our glasses and sunglasses guides. To shop all of our favorite eye care products, visit our Amazon store!

Getting a Contact Lens Fitting? Here's What You Need To Know!
Are you a first-time wearer interested in wearing contact lenses? Maybe you’re an existing contact lens wearer and you’re down to your last pair. Regardless of your situation, you may be wondering, “why do I need to see any eye doctor to be fit and prescribed contact lenses?” In this article, I’ll discuss why you want to get a...
Treatment Options For Excessive Tearing (Including Surgery)
Do your eyes tear up all the time, to the point where it's annoying or even embarrassing? Excessive tearing in the medical world is known as epiphora. Chronic tearing can cause a social problem where you need to constantly have tissues on hand because tears are always running down your face. In this article, I'll review the main causes of...
Halloween Contact Lenses - Things To Consider
With Halloween approaching, many people enhance their costumes with decorative contact lenses. Although it’s fascinating to take your Halloween costume to the next level, it is important to take precautions when ordering color contacts. Follow these vital tips and you will maintain happy, healthy vision even after your spooktacular events! In this video, Dr. Gabriela Olivares highlights 3 things to consider...
Best Artificial Tears For Dry Eyes
Artificial tears are non-prescription over-the-counter eye drops that are used to treat dry eye symptoms. The purpose of these eye drops are to add extra moisture to the eyes and help relieve any burning or gritty sensations. However, if you have ever walked down the artificial tear aisle, you will be quickly overwhelmed by the number of options on...
5 Tips On Picking Out The Right Sunglasses For Your Face
Picking out sunglasses that you look and feel good in can be tough! The sun shines year-round, and if you haven’t updated your sunglasses in a while there are a few things to know before you begin the search.  In the video below, optical guru Daniel Brunson provides you with 5 tips on how to pick out the right sunglasses for your...
Do you spend several hours of your day looking at a computer screen and want a contact lens that can keep up with your digital life? If so, you should try Bausch + Lomb's Ultra contact lens. In fact, this lens is designed with digital device users in mind! When you look at a screen, you blink 66% less than...
EyeMed vs Community Eye Care
EyeMed and Community Eye Care (CEC) are two of the top vision insurance companies in the United States. They're also direct competitors, as Community Eye Care is now owned by VSP. If you have or are looking to purchase vision insurance, you may be wondering what makes these companies unique. In this article, you'll learn about the similarities and differences...
VSP vs Community Eye Care
VSP and Community Eye Care (CEC) are two of the top vision insurances available in the United States. With this in mind, time will tell what each insurance offers as VSP recently purchased Community Eye Care. If you have or are looking to purchase vision insurance, you may be wondering what makes these insurances unique. In this article, you'll learn about the...
Heterochromia - Having two different colored eyes
Did you know that it is possible to have two different colored eyes? Just under 200,000 people in the United States have a rare condition known as heterochromia, which can cause color variations of the hair, skin, and eyes. In this article, I'll review everything you need to know about heterochromia! What is heterochromia? The name of heterochromia is derived from the...
EyeMed vs VSP
EyeMed and VSP are two of the largest vision insurance companies in the United States. As you can imagine, they're also direct competitors. If you have or are looking to purchase vision insurance, you may be wondering what makes these companies unique. In this article, you'll learn about the similarities and differences of EyeMed and VSP (including how they compare...