The Great Myth About Eyeglass Lenses

The Great Myth About Eyeglass Lenses

My Dad used to say that any job could be done if you only had the right tool.  This too can be said for eyeglasses.   Many of our patients when they come to our office are under the impression that a lens is a lens when it comes to eyeglasses.  But in fact, there are…

Multifocal Contact Lenses

Contortionists Need Not Apply… Was a change in vision your 40th birthday present?  Do you ever wonder if there are options other than bifocals, progressive glasses or over-the-counter readers that you put on and take off…again and again and again? There are other options and soft multifocal contacts are one of them!  Soft contact lenses…

Top 10 Rules for Contact Lens Wearers to Live by

1. Don’t sleep in your contact lenses. Ever. 2. Water is kryptonite for contact lens wearers. Do not wear contact lenses when you are in: the pool, the ocean, the river, the hot tub or the shower. No contacts in the shower. All water is “dirty.” 3. Wash your hands with soap and water and…

The Egg and Eye

Do you know what food is “egg-cellent” for your eyes? You guessed it: Eggs! Eggs contain many nutrients that are very good for your health. Lutein and Zeaxanthin are two nutrients found in egg yolks that can promote good retinal health and prevent macular degeneration, the #1 cause of blindness in the United States. They…

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