Tag: contact lenses
As you near the finish line of 2020, it’s a great time to check your employee benefit plans to make sure your vision health gets the attention it deserves! Hopefully, you have already used your vision plan benefit for your annual comprehensive eye exam (if not, there is still time to schedule one), but did […]
Prepping for your next eye doctor appointment? Just like with any other medical appointment, it’s a great idea for you to understand your health benefits and coverage before your visit. Being fully aware of your coverage options can save you time and money.
What Contact Lens Wearers Should Know With COVID-19 still at the forefront of daily health concerns, it is easy to feel overwhelmed or confused about what is safe and what is not. When it comes to eye health, Think About Your Eyes wants to keep you up-to-date on the most accurate and helpful information. Contact […]
Think About Your Eyes is pleased to offer expert advice and feedback from doctors within our nationwide network. Below, Dr. Ryan Corte, OD from Charlotte, NC answers some questions submitted by patients and fans across the country.
Around the country and across the globe, eyecare providers are still stepping up as everyday heroes to keep first responders safe and returning to work as quickly as possible. While combatting COVID-19, medical and emergency professionals are limited in how much time they have to take care of themselves and their own medical needs. This […]
Are you ready to add a new option to your eyecare toolbox? For many people, contacts are a functional and comfortable eyecare alternative that complement their existing prescription eyewear. When making the decision to wear contacts, you’ll want to feel comfortable with the commitment of caring for them and be aware of how they’ll fit […]
Many lens designs are available to correct various types of vision problems: Spherical contact lenses are the most common design. Spherical soft lenses correct nearsightedness and farsightedness. Spherical GP lenses can correct nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. Toric lenses (soft and GP) have multiple lens powers to correct astigmatism. Bifocal and multifocal contact lenses (soft and […]
After your eye exam, your eye doctor recommends the best contact for you. Classified by material, there are four types of contact lenses:
To find the right pair of contact lenses, your first step is to see an eye doctor for an eye exam and contact lens fitting. Contact lenses, like eyeglasses or vision surgery, can correct your nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. Among Americans who need vision correction, about 20% wear contact lenses. While some people enjoy making […]