Contact Lenses

Contact Lenses

If you’re new to wearing contact lenses or are looking to learn more, watch our videos on how to put in and take out contacts and daily vs monthly contacts! On the other hand, if you’re an established contact lenses wearer, read our posts on sleeping in contacts and the best contacts available in 2019. If you’re over the age of 40, check out our posts on monovision and multifocal contacts. Lastly, if you have astigmatism, start here. If you like our posts, subscribe to our newsletter!

This is what it looks like to put in a contact lens.
Are you new to wearing contact lenses? Maybe you’ve worn them before and need a refresher on how to properly do so? Regardless of your experience level, below is a simple, step-by-step guide to putting in and taking out contact lenses! In the video below, Dr. Ryan Corte outlines easy to follow instructions on exactly how to put in and take...
Daily vs Monthly Contact lenses: Glasses with daily contacts
If you’re a contact lens wearer, deciding between daily and monthly contact lenses can be a tough decision. With this in mind, let’s look at the pros and cons of each lens type! In the video below, Dr. Ryan Corte discusses the pros and cons of daily and monthly contacts. https://youtu.be/5BBR_ZT-TDk If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. First,...
Here is what soft toric contact lenses look like up close.
If you have astigmatism and are looking to be fit with contacts, chances are your eye doctor will prescribe you toric contact lenses. Astigmatism is a common vision problem that causes blur, shadowing, or doubling of images when glasses or contact lenses aren’t worn. It falls into a similar category as nearsightedness and farsightedness but causes blurry vision both up close...
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...
First, let’s be clear - we DO NOT recommend sleeping in contact lenses! Why? Sleeping in contact lenses increases your risk of an eye infection and, honestly, no one has time for that! In particular, an eye infection can keep you out of your contact lenses for at least a week. In the video below, Dr. Vicky Wong talks about...
Make sure to clean and fill your contact lens case before taking them out.
If you have presbyopia and are looking to be fit with contact lenses, your eye doctor may recommend a monovision contact lenses fit. Monovision isn’t a specific type of contact lens. Instead, it means that your eye doctor will correct one of your eyes for the distance and the other eye for up close. In the video below, Dr. Ryan Corte...
Multifocal Contact Lenses for Presbyopia - Are They Right for You?
If you have presbyopia and are looking to be fit with contact lenses, your eye doctor may recommend multifocal contacts. These lenses are designed for patients who have presbyopia, which is the gradual loss of your eye’s focusing power over time. In the video below, Dr. Ryan Corte talks about multifocal contact lenses and when they work best. https://youtu.be/6EgSCeFNz_E How do multifocal...
The best contact lenses by category
Truth be told, there are a lot of different contact lenses for you to consider. Where do you even start? And which ones are the best for your particular needs?  Fortunately for you, we love educating consumers on the pros and cons of different contact lenses. In this article, you'll get an inside look at the best contact lenses available in...
MyDay Review, Pricing, and More
Are your eyes dry, tired or irritated after a long day of contact lens wear? Are you looking for a premium daily lens option that has great UV protection and uncompromised comfort? If so, you should consider trying CooperVision's MyDay contact lens!  Note: Some eye doctors carry this lens under the brand names Kirkland Signature or LensCrafters 1-Day Premium. RELATED: These Are the Best 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...