Is Blepharitis Contagious?

According to a 2013 study, blepharitis affects nearly 30 million Americans. Almost ten years later, that number is likely even greater now. Keep reading to learn about this common eye condition and whether or not it is contagious. Is Blepharitis Contagious? No, blepharitis is not contagious, unlike other eye conditions [...]

February 21st, 2022|Eye Conditions|

What are Macular Holes?

Macular holes are a rare eye condition that affect about eight out of every 100,000 people. But before we talk about macular holes, let’s discuss what a macula is. The macula is part of the retina, and it is essential to our central vision and color vision. Additionally, the macula [...]

January 27th, 2022|Eye Care|

All About Contact Lens Hygiene

Are you one of the 45 million people in the United States who wears contact lenses? Maybe you’ve worn contact lenses since you were a child, or maybe you just started wearing them recently. No matter how long you’ve been wearing contact lenses, it’s important to maintain proper contact lens [...]

December 17th, 2021|Eye Care|

Can Kids Wear Contacts?

Contact lenses are a convenient alternative to glasses. Many people prefer them because they eliminate the common nuisances of eyeglasses, such as foggy lenses, scratched lenses, sliding frames, or glasses falling off altogether. In fact, approximately 45 million people in the United States wear contact lenses. Contacts are common for [...]

November 30th, 2021|Eye Care|

Different Types of Lens Coatings for Glasses

If you wear prescription glasses, you probably already know that there are different types of lenses you can get for them. You may have had a staff member from your local glasses shop or your eye doctor’s office ask you if you wanted to enhance your lenses for extra protection. [...]

October 13th, 2021|Eye Care|