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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!

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...
Community Eye Care Vision Insurance - What You Need To Know
Do you have Community Eye Care vision insurance? Maybe you're a benefits manager looking to learn more. Regardless of your situation, I’ll provide you with exactly what you need to know about Community Eye Care, including what it covers, who takes it, how much it costs, and more! RELATED: VSP Vision Insurance: What You Need To Know What is Community Eye Care? Founded...

LASIK: What Are the REAL Benefits?

Are you tired of needing your glasses or contact lens to see? If so, you should consider a form of laser eye surgery known as LASIK (laser assisted in-situ keratomileusis). In the video below, Dr. Vipul Shah discusses what to expect during LASIK eye surgery. https://youtu.be/moNM684HdzU If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. What to expect during LASIK First, special...
This is what anterior blepharitis looks like.
Are your eyelids ever red, swollen, sticky or itchy? Do you ever wake up with hardened or crusty eyelashes? Are your eyes constantly red, watery or sensitive to light? If so, you may be suffering from blepharitis. In the video below, Dr. Ryan Corte discusses what you need to know about blepharitis. https://youtu.be/jXmw1Tkk7ng If you don’t like the video or want more...
Contact Lenses for Keratoconus - What Are Your Options?
Keratoconus is a corneal disease that causes thinning and bulging of the cornea. Because the cornea is a major part of the eye that is responsible for giving you clear vision, any irregularity or change in its shape will cause your vision to be distorted. If you’ve been diagnosed with keratoconus, your eye doctor will likely recommend specialty contact...
Scleral Contact Lenses - A Perfect Fit for Irregular Corneas & Dry Eyes!
Scleral contact lenses are specialty contacts primarily used to improve the vision of people with corneal irregularities. In fact, the most common reasons to wear scleral lenses are if you have keratoconus, had a corneal transplant, or are suffering from severe dry eye disease. In the video below, Dr. Jaclyn Garlich talks about what you need to know before being fit...
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...
These eye drops are examples of common artificial tears.
Dry eye disease is a very common condition that impacts millions of people! In fact, the digital devices that consume our daily lives are only making matters worse. Fortunately, artificial tears, or lubricating eye drops, are a good first line treatment for most people with dry eyes. However, purchasing these drops can be really overwhelming, as there are so...
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...
ACUVUE OASYS 1-Day Review, Pricing, and More
Do you suffer from dryness, tired eyes, or discomfort when wearing your contact lenses? Are you looking for the highest level of UV protection available in a daily contact? If so, Johnson & Johnson Vision's Acuvue Oasys 1-Day with HydraLuxe contact lenses are the perfect solution for you! This daily disposable contact lens incorporates some of the most advanced technology in...