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What are Eye Drops?

Eye Drops   Eye Drops can be an important part of your eye care routine, especially if you regularly wear contact lenses or find yourself staring at a screen all day long.   Whatever your eye ailment, be it a bacterial infection, allergies, itchiness, dryness or tired eyes, there is solution [excuse the pun] for you!    Simply put, they are a liquid formula (think of them like bottled tears!) that you drop into your

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Contact Lenses and the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

How Does the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Affect Contact Lens Wearers? Important advice to all contact lens wearers who worry about contracting the Coronavirus through the use of contact lenses. Contact lens wearers in Canada are just like any other online buyer. They worry about this crazy and unpredictable Coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19 (or in medical circles as SARS-CoV-2). Well, we have some very important tips, updates, and some super important video links as well. See

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What is up with Hubble Contact Lenses

Hubble Contact Lenses Are a Concern to Most Eye Doctors Jennifer Ortakales Oct 1, 2019 The following is an excerpted article from the website BusinessInsider.com. If you wish to read the entire article on the original web page, please click here. I’ve used buzzy contacts subscription startup Hubble for almost 3 years, but never thought twice about it until I learned why some doctors hate the brand so much… I’ve been wearing Hubble contacts for

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NBA Great Curry Credits Contact Lenses

Stephen Curry snaps out of his slump with contacts! Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry says contact lenses are the reason he snapped out of his post- All-Star shooting slump. (This is a reprint of the original article published at NBA.com)   “I started wearing contacts,” Curry told Marcus Thompson II of The Athletic. “No, I’m serious. It’s like the whole world has opened up.” The sharpshooter says he’s always had issues with his eyes,

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Beware some online contact lens websites in Canada

Beware: Grey Market Contact Lenses Are Being Sold in Canada Yes! Beware some of the contact lens websites in Canada. There are grave concerns about how and where they get their contact lenses. Even the manufacturers, like Johonson & Johnson, Alcon, Cooper and Baush Lomb are fighting to keep things safe and above-board. Some online contact lens websites in Canada are not authorized sellers of contact lenses. This should concern you as a buyer of

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Top 10 Best Foods For Better Vision Health

Your Eyes Deserve Your Best Health! The definitive, final, ultimate list of which foods are best for preserving your eyes and your vision health. (ok, maybe not the ultimate health list, but we like giving this blog post a bit of hype – tongue in cheek) We have crunched the numbers. We have done the “health” math. We have done our homework. Here is our official TOP 10 FOODS TO EAT FOR BEST VISION HEALTH.

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Don’t Forget Your Eyes This Summer

Going on a trip this summer? It’s the perfect time for it–lazy afternoons on the beaches, sunny walks on cobbled roads, new faces and places. Don’t forget to pack for your eyes! You won’t have much fun exploring if you can’t see past your nose. Contact lenses Got travel-friendly contact lenses? Daily disposables are the most convenient for travelers. If you wear replacement contact lenses meant to last you weeks or months, make sure to

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Why You Need Contact Lens with UV Protection

Loving those sunny days?  Here’s the problem: all that sunlight now could give you cataracts later in life. Short Term Effects Exposing your eyes to too much UV radiation for a short time just gives you a temporary “eye sunburn”, called photokeratitis.  Your eyes redden, feel gritty, tear up, and are extremely sensitive to light.  Photokeratitis is usually temporary and doesn’t leave any lasting damage. Long Term Effects But what about exposure to UV radiation for

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Optometrist Creates Mold of Eye for Irregular Eye Shapes

Not every eye is shaped the same… If you’ve had trouble finding the right contact lens for either eye in the past, it could be possible that this was caused because your eyes is ‘hard to fit‘. In some cases, it is because of an irregular cornea shape. Up until now, it was almost impossible to find the perfect lens for an eye that was shaped uniquely. Optometrists could go through several fitting sessions with a patient to

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Lifetime Eyecare Vision News

Lifetime Eyecare Vision News Summary

Our friends at Lifetime Eyecare did a summary of a few very interesting vision news articles. Read all about them below! Bono and Revo Start “Buy Vision, Give Sight” Campaign Bono of U2 and Revo Sunglasses have partnered up to start the “Buy Vision, Give Sight” program. The partnership hopes to raise $10 million to create easier access to eye exams and prescription eyewear for people who live in under-resourced areas. “Thanks to good medical

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Hard to Fit Contacts

Having a hard time wearing contacts? Not all eyes are the same. There are a number of eye conditions that can make wearing contacts difficult. Some of these conditions include, astigmatism, dry eyes, giant papillary conjunctivitis (GPC), keratoconus, post-refractive surgery (such as LASIK), and presbyopia. Many of these conditions are labeled as ‘hard-to-fit’ eyes and require special attention. If you have one or any of these eye conditions, you still might be able to wear

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Air Optix Aqua Sale

If you use Air Optix Aqua, then you will LOVE this deal! Save BIG when you purchase Air Optix Aqua with $29.99 per box! Not only will you save money, but you will also be able to donate 51% of your purchase to the non-profit organisation of YOUR choice! Win/win situation? Totally. So stock up with your favourite contacts today! About Air Optix Aqua Contact Lenses: Air Optix Aqua contact lenses from Ciba Vision are made with a new

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What are Eye Drops?

Eye Drops   Eye Drops can be an important part of your eye care routine, especially if you regularly wear contact lenses or find yourself staring at a screen all day long.   Whatever your eye ailment, be it a bacterial infection, allergies, itchiness, dryness or tired eyes, there is solution [excuse the pun] for you!    Simply put, they are a liquid formula (think of them like bottled tears!) that you drop into your

Read More »
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Contact Lenses and the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

How Does the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Affect Contact Lens Wearers? Important advice to all contact lens wearers who worry about contracting the Coronavirus through the use of contact lenses. Contact lens wearers in Canada are just like any other online buyer. They worry about this crazy and unpredictable Coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19 (or in medical circles as SARS-CoV-2). Well, we have some very important tips, updates, and some super important video links as well. See

Read More »
Beware Hubble Contact Lenses Online

What is up with Hubble Contact Lenses

Hubble Contact Lenses Are a Concern to Most Eye Doctors Jennifer Ortakales Oct 1, 2019 The following is an excerpted article from the website BusinessInsider.com. If you wish to read the entire article on the original web page, please click here. I’ve used buzzy contacts subscription startup Hubble for almost 3 years, but never thought twice about it until I learned why some doctors hate the brand so much… I’ve been wearing Hubble contacts for

Read More »
Stephen Curry contact lenses help him win

NBA Great Curry Credits Contact Lenses

Stephen Curry snaps out of his slump with contacts! Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry says contact lenses are the reason he snapped out of his post- All-Star shooting slump. (This is a reprint of the original article published at NBA.com)   “I started wearing contacts,” Curry told Marcus Thompson II of The Athletic. “No, I’m serious. It’s like the whole world has opened up.” The sharpshooter says he’s always had issues with his eyes,

Read More »
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Beware some online contact lens websites in Canada

Beware: Grey Market Contact Lenses Are Being Sold in Canada Yes! Beware some of the contact lens websites in Canada. There are grave concerns about how and where they get their contact lenses. Even the manufacturers, like Johonson & Johnson, Alcon, Cooper and Baush Lomb are fighting to keep things safe and above-board. Some online contact lens websites in Canada are not authorized sellers of contact lenses. This should concern you as a buyer of

Read More »
Health for your eyes with Kale

Top 10 Best Foods For Better Vision Health

Your Eyes Deserve Your Best Health! The definitive, final, ultimate list of which foods are best for preserving your eyes and your vision health. (ok, maybe not the ultimate health list, but we like giving this blog post a bit of hype – tongue in cheek) We have crunched the numbers. We have done the “health” math. We have done our homework. Here is our official TOP 10 FOODS TO EAT FOR BEST VISION HEALTH.

Read More »

Don’t Forget Your Eyes This Summer

Going on a trip this summer? It’s the perfect time for it–lazy afternoons on the beaches, sunny walks on cobbled roads, new faces and places. Don’t forget to pack for your eyes! You won’t have much fun exploring if you can’t see past your nose. Contact lenses Got travel-friendly contact lenses? Daily disposables are the most convenient for travelers. If you wear replacement contact lenses meant to last you weeks or months, make sure to

Read More »

Why You Need Contact Lens with UV Protection

Loving those sunny days?  Here’s the problem: all that sunlight now could give you cataracts later in life. Short Term Effects Exposing your eyes to too much UV radiation for a short time just gives you a temporary “eye sunburn”, called photokeratitis.  Your eyes redden, feel gritty, tear up, and are extremely sensitive to light.  Photokeratitis is usually temporary and doesn’t leave any lasting damage. Long Term Effects But what about exposure to UV radiation for

Read More »
irregular eye shape

Optometrist Creates Mold of Eye for Irregular Eye Shapes

Not every eye is shaped the same… If you’ve had trouble finding the right contact lens for either eye in the past, it could be possible that this was caused because your eyes is ‘hard to fit‘. In some cases, it is because of an irregular cornea shape. Up until now, it was almost impossible to find the perfect lens for an eye that was shaped uniquely. Optometrists could go through several fitting sessions with a patient to

Read More »
Lifetime Eyecare Vision News

Lifetime Eyecare Vision News Summary

Our friends at Lifetime Eyecare did a summary of a few very interesting vision news articles. Read all about them below! Bono and Revo Start “Buy Vision, Give Sight” Campaign Bono of U2 and Revo Sunglasses have partnered up to start the “Buy Vision, Give Sight” program. The partnership hopes to raise $10 million to create easier access to eye exams and prescription eyewear for people who live in under-resourced areas. “Thanks to good medical

Read More »
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Hard to Fit Contacts

Having a hard time wearing contacts? Not all eyes are the same. There are a number of eye conditions that can make wearing contacts difficult. Some of these conditions include, astigmatism, dry eyes, giant papillary conjunctivitis (GPC), keratoconus, post-refractive surgery (such as LASIK), and presbyopia. Many of these conditions are labeled as ‘hard-to-fit’ eyes and require special attention. If you have one or any of these eye conditions, you still might be able to wear

Read More »

Air Optix Aqua Sale

If you use Air Optix Aqua, then you will LOVE this deal! Save BIG when you purchase Air Optix Aqua with $29.99 per box! Not only will you save money, but you will also be able to donate 51% of your purchase to the non-profit organisation of YOUR choice! Win/win situation? Totally. So stock up with your favourite contacts today! About Air Optix Aqua Contact Lenses: Air Optix Aqua contact lenses from Ciba Vision are made with a new

Read More »
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