Contacts

Preventing Halloween Eye Injuries in Los Angeles

Preventing Halloween Eye Injuries in Los Angeles

Never buy colored contact lenses from a retailer that does not ask for a prescription. There is no such thing as a "one size fits all" contact lens. Lenses that are not properly fitted may scratch the eye or cause blood vessels to grow into the cornea. Learn more how some retailers are selling illegal contact lenses!

Video Gaming with Contact Lenses?

Video Gaming with Contact Lenses?

Those long gaming session may be taking a much greater toll on your eyes than you know. Problems may arise from wearing contact lenses while looking at a screen for long hours during your gaming sessions. Read more about what you can do!

How Can Contacts Protect Your Eyes from UV Radiation?

How Can Contacts Protect Your Eyes from UV Radiation?

You probably know about the damage the sun's ultraviolet (UV) radiation can do to your skin. But do you know about the damage UV radiation does to the eye? Some contact lenses offer additional protection from UV. Discover the hidden benefits of wearing contact lenses here.

How Bad Is It to Lick Your Contact, Then Put It Back In?

How Bad Is It to Lick Your Contact, Then Put It Back In?

Spit and contact solution aren’t the same. Read this to find out the dangers of dirty contact lenses. Learn more about this gross and dangerous habit that you or a friend may have!

How to Put On Contact Lenses?

How to Put On Contact Lenses?

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. Watch the video on how to wear them!

Tech Gone Bad? The Return of Snake Oil Sales Tactics & Online Eye Tests!

Tech Gone Bad? The Return of Snake Oil Sales Tactics & Online Eye Tests!

Some companies are using apps as a smokescreen to mislead consumers and undermine very basic quality care standards. An online eye test has the potential to miss critical, underlying health problems. Read more to find out how these companies are doing more harm than good.