Quit these habits for the sake of your eyes. To help you avoid major problems down the road, here are contact lens case mistakes you might not even realize you’re making that could compromise your eye health.
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.
You probably know that prescription eyeglasses are covered, but did you know that sunglasses, safety glasses, and goggles (as long as these all have prescription lenses) are also FSA eligible? If you prefer contact lenses, not only your lenses, but also the shipping costs, are qualifying expenses. Hurry before it is too late!
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! Learn more here!
Are you unsure whether to get contacts or glasses this year? At Sunshine Optometry, we want to make the choice a little bit easier for you. From now until October 31, 2018, Any one (1) year supply of soft contact lens purchase qualifies for a free pair of select sunglasses.* See details. Restrictions Apply.
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!