MiSight Contact Lenses: New Treatment For Myopia Control

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The Myopia Epidemic There is no question that myopia (nearsightedness) rates have been increasing over the years. MiSight contact lenses is a new contact lens by CooperVision that may help prevent myopia from developing in children. Currently in the United States, … Read More

Do They Make Bifocal Contact Lenses?

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If you use contact lenses and you now wear bifocal or progressive glasses, you may be wondering ‘do they make bifocal contact lenses’?. The answer is yes, although they’re not typically referred to as ‘bifocal contact lenses’. What are they … Read More

Are Hubble Contact Lenses Really That Cheap?

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This morning a read an article entitled “I Tried Hubble Contacts And Here’s What Happened” written by Bre Payton. While most of the article actually had nothing to do with Hubble Contacts, by the end of the article the author … Read More

Are Ortho K Contacts For You?

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Ortho K contacts, or orthokeratology contacts, have been around for a long time. You may have heard of them or read about about them somewhere, and wondered if Ortho K contacts are for you. In this article I will discuss … Read More

Toric Color Contact Lenses For Astigmatism – Where To Find Them

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Are you having difficulty finding toric color contact lenses for astigmatism? If you are it’s not surprising since all color contact lenses for astigmatism were pulled from the market in North America around 2014. Since then, people interested in wearing … Read More

Converting a Glasses Prescription To Contact Lenses TUTORIAL – Part 4

Part 4 – The Power Cross & Advanced Conversion Charts In part 1, part 2 and part 3 of this tutorial series, you learned all about how lenses work, why prescriptions for glasses are sometimes different than prescriptions for contact … Read More

Converting a Glasses Prescription To Contact Lenses TUTORIAL – Part 1

Due to popular request from optician and optometry students, as well as regular glasses and contact lens wearers, I will be doing a comprehensive set of tutorials on how to do back vertex conversions i.e., how to convert a glasses … Read More

3 Ways to Convert Your Glasses Prescription to Contact Lenses

Realizing that the numbers in your glasses prescription are not always the same numbers that are needed for your contact lenses is an important first step in being successful with contacts. Ordering the wrong power in your contact lenses can … Read More

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