Contacts

Woman Goes Blind After Leaving in Contact Lenses for Six Months

I hope you’re not eating as you’re reading this. A student in Taiwan left her contact lenses in for six months, resulting in a microscopic bug eating her eye and causing blindness. The student failed to take the contacts out for daily cleaning during those six months, and even kept them in while washing and …
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Vision-Related Problems and Learning Deficiencies in Children

Most parents would do anything to make sure their child has every resource available to help them learn, grow, and expand their knowledge; however, 1 in 4 school-aged children have vision-related problems. If these visual issues are left undetected and untreated, there are many learning deficiencies that may occur. In 2003, the U.S. Centers for …
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Eye on the Ball: Sports Vision and Soccer

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Every four years the world unites in a wonderfully crazy passionate time to cheer, laugh and cry (we all feel for Brazil…) for a sport that transcends cultures, borders and social status. While the U.S. is just now starting to show the beginnings of becoming a soccer “fanation” with the rest of the world, this …
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Good Night Blue Light: Tablet and UNITY Lenses Giveaway

Have you heard of harmful blue light? Eye doctors are reporting a growing concern over the effect blue light may have long term, including sleep deprivation and macular degeneration. But what’s the solution? We love our digital devices, so they probably aren’t going anywhere any time soon. If only there were a way to filter …
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