What Are the Signs That You Are Getting Cataracts?

by Heather Creekmore on 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?

by Heather Creekmore on 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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Uncooperative Contact Lenses: How to Fix the Three Most Common Contact Lens Problems

September 18, 2014

For the most part, wearing contact lenses is easy peasy. But, every once and a while, we contact lens wearers experience a challenge that stumps us. Fortunately, most of these brief problems have simple solutions. Problem 1: Your contacts have folded over in your eye and just sliding your finger over your eyelid won’t smooth […]

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The Best Contact Lens Bargains Around Can Come Directly to You!

September 11, 2014

We are all busy. So, we lose track of things: car keys, library books, the invitation with the directions printed on it… Amidst all the clutter of life, thinking about our eye health can sometimes getting equally confusing: When was the last time I changed my contact lenses? When was my last eye exam? And, […]

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Caring for Your Contacts: Do You Make These Mistakes?

September 4, 2014

I’ll confess…sometimes I forget just how important it is to take good care of my contact lenses. I read a study recently that, sadly, proved I’m not alone. In fact, it said that 80% of contact lens wearers are a little negligent from time to time. We forget to clean them, sleep in them (when […]

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