Contact lenses are prescription medical devices. Even if you just want to purchase cosmetic contact lenses that change your eye color, you will still need an eye exam and a prescription from an eye doctor. The same applies to costume or theatrical contact lenses.
Putting in contact lenses for the first time can be a little scary if you don't know what you're doing. Don't worry though — once you get the hang of it, putting in your contacts will be simple and painless.
To get one-on-one training, schedule your eye exam today at Sunshine Optometry. Call or request a contact lens appointment online now!
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ECO Brand Glasses provide stylish prescription frames that are environmentally friendly. The company is the first and only brand that has produced an optical and sunglasses collection made with 95% recycled materials. Learn more about this brand and why Sunshine Optometry is proud to represent ECO.
Even with the best contact lens hygiene in the world, you might still deal with eye issues that warrant a trip to the doctor. If you experience a ton of dryness, redness, pain, discharge, blurry vision, or anything else that makes your vision worse instead of better, we suggest you stop wearing your contacts and call your eye doctor right away. Read more.
How is the test graded? What’s the minimum score? For both eyes combined? Can you pass the test with one good eye? And what happens to somebody whose vision test score is too low? Can it be appealed or the test retaken? How does all this work?
Many contact lens wearers have a dirty little secret: They sometimes sleep or nap in their lenses. But this bad habit could raise their risk of serious eye infections and even lead to vision loss. Read more about why sleeping in contacts can be so dangerous.
Did you know that teeth are one of the very first things people notice in a potential partner? Valentine’s Day is coming soon, so learn about this one link between your teeth and eyes.
Sunshine Optometry wants to wish all those who celebrate this occasion a Happy New Year. Did you know? Our office also provides optometry services in Mandarin. Read more about this holiday.
If your work involves heavy computer use, you may notice eye trouble. You’re not alone—at least 50 percent of those who work in front of a computer report eye issues, but the number may be closer to 90 percent. If you’re having trouble with your eyes, check your screen use. If your symptoms don’t go away, or if you need more information, contact our office to make an appointment.
The American Optometric Association urges individuals to not only quit smoking but also to have the eyes examined regularly as early detection of disease decreases the likelihood of complications in the future. Read more on how smoking can affect your eyes.
Have you ever wondered how people with specific eye errors see the world? Philip Barlow, a Cape Town-based artist, has created a series of paintings that vividly shows the struggle of those who have myopia or nearsightedness, the most common refractive error of the eye.
Come visit us to try out our all new 2019 Burberry frame collection to match your style and outfit this season. Coming on the heels of the Burberry “family” holiday commercial—seen through Juno Calypso’s slightly surreal filter—Tisci reiterated his original mantra about the brand being for mother and daughter, father and son.