3 Sweet Reasons to Cut Back on Sugar for Better Eye Health

by Heather Creekmore on December 16, 2014

The holiday season usually means in influx of all things sweet: sugary pies, cookies, homemade candies, and other delicious treats. They fill our homes, the buffet tables, and our bellies, for better or worse. We all know that processed sugar isn’t good for our waistlines, but did you know that too much sugar could actually […]

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Are you tired of buying Aunt Linda yet another scarf? Are you wondering if dad really wants another dish for his spare change wrapped under the tree this year? Are you stumped as to what to get for your recent college grad whose new tastes you haven’t quite figured out yet? Then look no further […]

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Reader Question: Should I Get My Daughter Contacts for Christmas?

November 25, 2014

Dear America’s Best: My dear daughter turns fifteen this year. She’s begging to get contact lenses for Christmas but I’m just not sure. She’s been wearing glasses since she was seven years old and is ready for the freedom that contact lenses provide. But, I’m curious as to whether or not at fifteen she is […]

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What Are the Signs That You Are Getting Cataracts?

November 18, 2014

My mother-in-law is approaching seventy and has many friends who are facing cataracts. The other day we discussed her role as chauffeur for yet another friend’s cataract surgery when she asked me the following question: How do I know if I’m getting cataracts? I thought this was a great question and since I have a […]

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Have You Considered Reading Glasses?

November 11, 2014

I understand you wear contact lenses because you don’t prefer to wear glasses. I get it. I’m in the same boat here on some days. But, did you know that you may still benefit from having a certain type of glasses, even while wearing your contact lenses? I’m talking about reading glasses. You likely wouldn’t […]

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Ten Times To Take Your Contact Lenses Out

November 4, 2014

Most of the time, my contact lenses are really comfortable. But, every once and a while, thanks to dust, dirt, allergies, or sickness, my eyes and my contact lenses don’t get along very well, and I have to break up their fight. Sometimes it’s confusing to know whether or not your problem is one that […]

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Trying Contacts for the First Time

October 28, 2014

I remember the day my optometrist delivered the news: I’d need to wear some sort of vision correction all the time. My heart filled with fear. I didn’t want to wear glasses all the time. I worked out a lot and I didn’t think that glasses would be the best choice for my active life. […]

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What Does the Future Hold for Contact Lenses?

October 21, 2014

One hundred years ago, if you told wearers of prescription glasses that someday in the future they’d be able to sit lenses directly on their eyes and see through them all day, it would have sounded unbelievable. Now, contact lenses that we can wear day and night are so commonplace, the concept isn’t impressive. So, […]

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The Secret to Scary Eyes for Halloween

October 14, 2014

Searching for a look that is sure to scare your friends and family members this Halloween? Perhaps a typical costume isn’t all that you need… have you considered theatrical quality costume lenses from America’s Best? If you’ve never seen this crazy collection of eye looks, ranging from evil to angelic, you’ll definitely want to check […]

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Reader Question: Can I put my contacts in after applying makeup?

October 7, 2014

Reader Question: Hi! I am fairly new to wearing contact lenses and I love wearing them. I have read that it’s always best to put your lenses in before applying makeup. But, sometimes I rush out the door to work wearing my glasses and want to switch to my contact lenses when I go out […]

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