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Do Contact Lenses Expire?

A closeup showing a young man applying her contact lens.

Contact lenses are among the most common tools for vision correction.  They allow for clear vision without glasses, but require more maintenance in return. Soft contact lenses are designed to be worn for a fixed period before replacing the lens. While contact lenses themselves don’t expire, the solution they sit in does.  Contact lens prescriptions […]

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How Long After a Stye Can You Wear Contacts

A woman using her left fingers to pull her eyelid down while she puts a contact lens on her right eye with her right hand

Dealing with a stye can be an uncomfortable experience, especially for those who rely on contact lenses for clear vision. One common concern is determining how long after a stye you can safely resume wearing contact lenses. When you’re determining when to resume wearing contact lenses, the factors to consider include the severity of the […]

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How Do Multifocal Contacts Work?

A close-up of a multifocal contact resting on a person's index finger.

When it comes to vision correction, contact lenses have become an incredible solution for people looking to avoid traditional eyeglasses. But contacts can be so much more than just a simple lens. With a few adjustments, they can be used to correct various vision problems—like presbyopia. Multifocal contact lenses contain multiple prescriptions in one lens—one […]

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What Happens if You Put Your Contact Lenses on Inside Out?

A close-up of a young woman rubbing her right eye with her right hand, feeling eye discomfort after wearing her contact lens inside out.

Have you ever put in your contact lenses and noticed they didn’t feel quite right? There’s a chance they’re on inside out. While this isn’t a problem with rigid lenses, soft contacts are thin and flexible and can easily flip around. This is especially true if you’re new to wearing them. Fortunately, wearing contact lenses […]

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What to Expect During a Contact Lens Exam & Fitting

an optometrist passes a patient a contact lens case at a contact lens fitting

Whether you’ve been wearing glasses for a while or just got your prescription, there’s a good chance you may have considered wearing contact lenses to help correct your vision. However, contacts aren’t just a replacement for eyeglasses; there are many variables to consider before our team can recommend them as a suitable lens option. To […]

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