Going from wearing eyeglasses all the time to using contact lenses instead is a massive quality of life improvement for many people. Unfortunately, if someone is prone to dry eye syndrome, wearing contacts can aggravate these symptoms. If dry eyes are a common problem you have, hope is not lost. There are a couple of […]
Do Contact Lenses Expire?
Whether you have traditional or specialty contact lenses, caring for them is essential for your eye health. Removing, cleaning, and replacing your contact lenses when needed can help prevent potential problems. With the maintenance contacts need, do they ever expire? Continue reading to learn more about contact lenses, including if they expire and how you […]
Do I Need an Eye Test for Contact Lenses?
Glasses are incredible advancements in medical technology that can correct various vision problems. However, they are not suitable for everyone’s lifestyle. Contact sports or manual jobs requiring eye protection make contact lenses more desirable in many situations. If you’ve never had contact lenses, you’ll need to book a contact lens fitting exam. Even if you’ve […]
Can Ontario Optometrists Prescribe Contact Lens Prescriptions?
Can Ontario Optometrists Prescribe Contact Lens Prescriptions? Finding the right contact lenses can be challenging—the prescription can also be complicated depending on any vision issues you may have. Booking an exam with your optometrist is the first step to finding the right contact lenses for you. But, what are the different types of contact lenses? […]