Corneal Refractive Therapy (CRT)

What is a CRT lens? Usually when you think about wearing contact lenses, it is during the daytime to correct your vision. Corneal refractive therapy, (also called orthokeratology) is the exact opposite. A contact lens is worn during sleep and removed while awake. The...

New Diabetic Contact Lens

In a previous post we mentioned we would be talking about advanced uses of contact lenses. We didn’t imagine that it would relate to diabetes! This week researchers from Google announced they have been working on a contact lens that will contain a microchip that...

Low Vision Eye Care

Hello readers! Today we are going to share some information about low vision, low vision eye care, and how our eye doctors can help address your low vision needs. To begin with, even though “low vision” or “legally blind” sound like general terms, there are actually...

Types of Contact Lenses

Have you ever thought about trying contact lenses or wondered if it was even possible? Nearly every person is a candidate to benefit from contact lens wear in some way. In this post we will discuss some of vision correcting options of contact lenses.   Spherical...

Contact Lenses and Kids

A common question encountered by eye doctors is “when is a child ready to wear contact lenses?” The fact is that there is not a specific age at which a child’s eye is ready to handle a contact. Physically, a child’s eyes will tolerate contact lenses just as well as an...