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...
1-Day Acuvue TruEye Review
Are you looking for a premium daily contact lens that doesn't come at a premium price? Do you want the highest level of UV protection available in a daily contact? If so, Johnson & Johnson Vision's 1-Day Acuvue TruEye contact lens is a great choice for you! This daily disposable contact lens is a nice option if you want to upgrade from...
DAILIES TOTAL 1 Review, Pricing, and More
Do you experience frequent dryness or discomfort while wearing your contact lenses? Are you looking for a premium lens option that was uniquely designed for maximum comfort? If so, I highly recommend you try Alcon's Dailies Total1 contact lens! RELATED: These Are the Best Contact Lenses Currently Available Water gradient = increased comfort To start, Dailies Total1 was first released to the...
Contact Lens Comparisons
Interested in comparing these 4 daily contact lenses? Below is a breakdown of the cost, comfort, health/safety, and vision of these contacts. In addition, you'll find tables that highlight key features of each lens. Lastly, if you want to see a list of the best contact lenses currently available, read this!