Contact Lens Case Care

It is essential that you follow your eye care professional’s directions and all labeling instructions for proper use of lenses and lens care products, including the lens case. Contact lens cases can be a source of bacteria growth. Lens cases should be emptied, cleaned, rinsed with solutions recommended by the lens case manufacturer, and [...]

By |2020-03-04T14:44:15+02:00March 30th, 2020|Eye Care, General News|Comments Off on Contact Lens Case Care

For safe contact lens wear, follow your lens care routine:

Always wash, rinse, and dry hands before handling contact lenses. Always use fresh, unexpired lens care solutions. Use the recommended lens care system and carefully follow instructions on solution labeling. Different solutions cannot always be used together, and not all solutions are safe for use with all lenses. Do not alternate or mix lens [...]

By |2020-03-04T14:18:22+02:00March 16th, 2020|Eye Care, General News|Comments Off on For safe contact lens wear, follow your lens care routine:

Handling contact lenses

Cleanliness is an important aspect of proper contact lens care and handling of your new lenses. Your hands should be clean and free of any foreign substances when you handle your lenses: Always wash your hands thoroughly with a mild soap, rinse completely, and dry with a lint-free towel before touching your lenses. Avoid [...]

By |2020-03-04T09:12:36+02:00March 9th, 2020|Eye Care, General News|Comments Off on Handling contact lenses

Eye Health – Beef

Eye Health – Beef Beef is rich in zinc, which has been linked to better long-term eye health. Zinc can help delay age-related sight loss and macular degeneration. The eye itself contains high levels of zinc, particularly in the retina, and the vascular tissue surrounding the retina. Meats such as chicken breast and pork [...]

By |2020-01-07T10:14:11+02:00January 27th, 2020|Eye Care, General News|Comments Off on Eye Health – Beef

Eye Health – Eggs and Water

Eggs are an excellent source of lutein and zeaxanthin, which can reduce the risk of age-related sight loss. Eggs are also good sources of vitamins C and E, and zinc. Water. It may come as no surprise that a fluid essential to life is also vital to eye health. Drinking plenty of water can [...]

By |2020-01-06T16:37:55+02:00January 20th, 2020|Eye Care, General News|Comments Off on Eye Health – Eggs and Water

Eye Health – Vitamins

Recommended daily intake. The current daily recommendations for healthy eye nutrients, as suggested by the AAO (American Academy of Ophthalmology ) to slow the progression of eye disease, are: 500 milligrams (mg) of vitamin C 400 international units of vitamin E 10 mg lutein 2 mg zeaxanthin 80 mg of zinc oxide 2 mg [...]

By |2020-01-06T15:19:21+02:00January 13th, 2020|Eye Care, General News|Comments Off on Eye Health – Vitamins

Get your Eyes Ready for Summer.

Get your Eyes Ready for Summer. Wear a Hat! Yes it’s fashionable again. Even if you wear sunglasses every time you go outside, you are not offering complete UVR protection to your eyes and eyelids. Sunglasses usually have gaps along the sides where UVR exposure occurs. While you wear your sunglasses, minimize your risk [...]

By |2019-11-07T14:40:18+02:00November 25th, 2019|Eye Care, General News|Comments Off on Get your Eyes Ready for Summer.

Get your Eyes Ready for Summer

Wash Hands and Avoid Rubbing Your Eyes We all know that best way to protect yourself from the spread of communicable disease is simply to wash your hands on a regular basis. This practice is crucial to avoid contracting eye-related conditions such as conjunctivitis. You often develop conjunctivitis after touching something that someone else [...]

By |2019-11-07T14:26:27+02:00November 18th, 2019|Eye Care, General News|Comments Off on Get your Eyes Ready for Summer

Get your Eyes Ready for Summer

Get your Eyes Ready for Summer Use Goggles in the Pool If you have not gone swimming in a few months, the first dip into the pool can feel awful on your eyes. The chlorine, designed to protect you from exposure to germs, has the potential to hurt your eyes.The simplest solution for protection [...]

By |2019-11-07T13:49:34+02:00November 11th, 2019|Eye Care, General News|Comments Off on Get your Eyes Ready for Summer

Get your Eyes Ready for Summer

Wear Sunglasses with Complete Ultraviolet Protection You already know that you should protect your skin from ultraviolet radiation (UVR) and our eyes need similar protection. UVR comes from the sun and may also be reflected off surfaces such as water or sand. The best way to protect your eyes from UVR exposure is to [...]

By |2019-11-07T12:38:42+02:00November 4th, 2019|Eye Care, General News|Comments Off on Get your Eyes Ready for Summer