Contact lenses are a safe and effective vision correction tool when prescribed by a licensed optometrist and used correctly. Unfortunately, improper contact lens wear and care may cause various complications that can impact your vision. Read on as Opti-Care discuss some of the important do’s and don’ts when it comes to your contacts.[Read more…]
Many people think that prescriptions for eyeglasses and contact lenses are the same and that they can be used interchangeably. After all, they both help correct your vision and help you see better, right? Unfortunately, this is not the case. If you want to wear both contact lenses and eyeglasses, you will need a separate prescription for each. Here’s why.[Read more…]
Barring genetics and unforeseen circumstances, maintaining clear and healthy vision isn’t as daunting as you might expect. In fact, some common habits as you go through your day are already a tremendous help. Opti-Care, the trusted source of high-quality prescriptive contact lenses and eyeglasses in the area, lists some of them here.[Read more…]
If you have diabetes, you are at a higher risk of developing diabetic retinopathy, an eye complication that affects blood vessels in the retina and can cause vision loss and blindness. You are also prone to other harmful conditions such as cataracts and glaucoma which can be diagnosed with an eye exam. The good news is that you can follow essential steps in order to prevent your vision and reduce your chances of eye disease.