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Disposable monthly contact lenses

Disposable monthly contact lenses

26 Jan 2020

Monthly disposable lenses (or 30 Day Contact Lenses) are one type of lens that you may want to try. These are designed to be worn during the day and removed at night for cleaning and storage.

After 30 days, they should be thrown away and a new pair used. This ensures that the lenses never get a build-up of dirt, debris and minerals, helping to keep your eyes healthy. Read more about the pros and cons of monthly replacement contact lenses.

Can you  Wear Contact lenses in the pool?

Can you Wear Contact lenses in the pool?

25 Jan 2020

The short answer is NO. Swimming with contact lenses on your eyes can result in health problems ranging from irritation to permanent blindness. Chemicals, organisms, microbes, bacteria and/or viruses can absorb in to or attach to the lenses and cause these problems.

Why are eye care professionals so strict on this no-water policy? Keep reading and you’ll discover why it’s so important for you to keep your contacts as far from water as possible.

Contact Lenses vs Laser Eye Surgery

Contact Lenses vs Laser Eye Surgery

25 Jan 2020

For people that need to wear corrective lenses, but don't want to deal with the hassle of wearing eye glasses every day, there are two options left to pick from. Regular contact lenses work for many people, but for those looking for even more convenience, there are two viable options left. Extended wear contact lenses and laser eye surgery both provide means of clear vision, with out the need for daily maintenance, each having their own advantage and disadvantages. Find out more in our post.