Most people know that UV light can be extremely damaging to their skin. However, many realize that the harmful effects of the sun can be just as damaging to our eyes, and protecting them is as important as applying adequate sunscreen to keep your skin safe. This is particularly true since the levels of UV radiation reaching the earth’s surface are higher than ever.
More than 40 million Americans use contact lenses on a regular basis. When you first start wearing contact lenses, your provider will talk to you about the importance of healthy contact lens hygiene habits and why they are so important. However, after years of wearing them, it can be easy to slip into bad habits. It’s never too soon for a reminder of how to best care for your eyes when you regularly wear contact lenses.
Ophthalmologists, optometrists and opticians all play an integral role in eye and vision care. While they often work...
Do your contact lenses spend more time in their case than in your eyes? Itching and redness, common complaints among contact lens wearers, can make it difficult to wear the lenses for more than an hour or two.