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Parent Guide: Is Your Child Ready for Contacts?

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Summer is here, and the next school year is on the horizon. As you rush around getting new school clothes and supplies, don’t forget to schedule your child’s back-to-school eye exam. This is an essential step for school readiness because poor vision can be a barrier to learning. If you’re thinking about contacts for your Read More »

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How to Read a Contact Lens Prescription

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If you’re a contact lens wearer, you’ve been to an eye doctor and had an eye exam, along with a contact lens fitting and evaluation. After your exam, someone up front usually helps you order your contacts and you leave with a prescription. Ever wonder what your prescription really means? Below is a picture of Read More »

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Are Halloween Contact Lenses a Danger to My Eyes?

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Halloween contact lenses can be scary—for your eye health! Decorative contact lenses look cool, but can have serious eye risks if you’re not careful. Dr. Nichole Moos talks about the terrifying consequences of not buying from a reputable source and what you should pay attention to when purchasing decorative contact lenses in the latest Ask Read More »

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Tips on Buying Costume Contact Lenses

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As Halloween approaches, many children and adults are preparing for the holiday by finding unique costumes and accessories. Some fun costume accessories may be things like feathery angel wings, a warty witch’s nose or a zany neon wig. When you’re out shopping for costume accessories, you may consider adding vampire eyes, snake eyes or some Read More »

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Decorative Contact Care

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Maybe you want to make your brown eyes blue … just for a few days. Or maybe you’re looking to enhance your Halloween costume with yellow cat eyes. Decorative contact lenses offer a variety of ways to reinvent your look — and they may appear harmless on the shelf at the local drugstore. According to the Read More »