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How to Tell if a Contact Lens Is Still in Your Eye

A woman using her left index finger to pull her eyelid down while she puts a contact lens on her right eye with her right hand.

Many Canadians wear contacts as an alternative to eyeglasses or laser eye surgery. Contacts can offer comfort and convenience while you’re moving through your daily tasks. You could even forget you’re wearing them—until suddenly something changes. Maybe they fell out, or worse, maybe they got stuck. You may panic, rub your eye, try to blink […]

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How Do Contact Lenses Work?

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When it comes to vision correction, there are several options available, including contact lenses. These small and versatile lenses offer an alternative to traditional eyeglasses, allowing you to have clear vision without compromising your comfort or style. But how exactly do contact lenses work? Contact lenses work by correcting your natural refractive error. They bend […]

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Do Contact Lenses Dry Your Eyes?

Contact lenses can be a great alternative to glasses. They can be more convenient when playing sports, help you look polished, and don’t fog up like glasses in cold weather. Switching between glasses and contact lenses helps keep your vision crisp and clear in any environment. But contact lens care can be high maintenance compared […]

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Do Contact Lenses Get Thicker with Prescription?

Everyone deserves quality eye care, and regular eye exams play a critical role in preserving eye health and vision. For those people with vision correction needs, glasses and contact lenses provide staple choices.  Eyeglasses for refractive errors include a lens prescription. With significant refractive errors, one may need a stronger prescription and a thicker lens. […]

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How Is a Contact Lens Prescription Different Than Glasses?

Believe it or not, you can get multiple prescriptions for corrective eyewear.  Contact lenses and glasses (regular and sun) require different prescriptions. But why? We’ve broken down the differences between contact lenses and eyeglasses so you can make the right choice for your eyes. If you need recommendations, we’re always here to help.  Contact Lenses […]

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Do Contact Lenses Expire?

Many people choose contact lenses over glasses when they need vision correction. These lenses can help you see clearly without needing frames, but they require more maintenance. Because contact lenses rest on your eyes, do they have an expiration date?  Continue reading to learn more about contact lenses, including if they can expire and how […]

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What Happens If I Wear My Contacts Too Long?

Contact lenses can be a great alternative to glasses. For many people, contact lenses are easy to wear, more comfortable, and more aesthetically pleasing than traditional eyeglasses.  Even though many people prefer contacts over glasses, they do require more maintenance and care. Contact lenses can be a lot more work than glasses and need to […]

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