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Are All Contact Lens Solutions The Same? Brand vs Generic? Short answer. No.

Are All Contact Lens Solutions The Same? Brand vs Generic? Short answer. No.

As the materials and technology of contact lenses are being updated and revamped, it requires certain ingredients in the contact lens solutions that help maintain the contact lens’ key features.  Generics which contain older ingredients may not help promote the contact lens’ newer technology.  See how your solution stacks up.

Can Playing Video Games Hurt My Child's Eyes? You May Be Very Surprised

Can Playing Video Games Hurt My Child's Eyes? You May Be Very Surprised

With the rise in popularity of video games and E-Sports, parents have always wondered what the potential side effects include after spending many hours in front of the television. This article will help dispel some of the most popular myths.

7 Dangerous Mistakes You’re Making With Your Contact Lens Case

7 Dangerous Mistakes You’re Making With Your Contact Lens Case

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.

Donate Your Old Eyeglasses at Sunshine Optometry

Donate Your Old Eyeglasses at Sunshine Optometry

Eye Make A Difference is an eyewear donation program to help the 2 billion people globally who don’t have access to much-needed eyewear due to income, distance, or disaster. Learn how you can make your old glasses useful again for someone in need.

Don’t Let Smoke Get In Your Eyes! Why Should You Quit?

Don’t Let Smoke Get In Your Eyes! Why Should You Quit?

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.

How People With Bad Eyesight See The World Illustrated In 29 Oil Paintings

How People With Bad Eyesight See The World Illustrated In 29 Oil Paintings

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.

Quitting Can Make You a Winner? How Does Smoking Affect My Eyes?

Quitting Can Make You a Winner? How Does Smoking Affect My Eyes?

Smoking is the single most controllable risk factor that contributes to the development of macular degeneration. Every cigarette that is smoked causes damage to one’s vision. Every year, on the third Thursday of November, smokers across the nation take part in the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout event. Learn more here!