New Acuvue Contact Lens- Or Is It? Vistakon announced late last year the introduction of the Acuvue Advance Plus contact lens. Plus means they have made it better right? Not quite so fast. According to Vistakon’s website, the Acuvue Advance Plus utilizes ULTRA-CLEAN™ Technology that helps resist the buildup of deposits on the lens surface. [...]
Contact Lenses And Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis Soft contact lenses have undergone a quantum increase in technology since the introduction of the first silicone hydrogel lens in 1999. Today we are on the third generation of these lens materials and undoubtedly we will see improvements over the next few years. Silicone is highly permeable to oxygen [...]
You can take simple steps to prevent a lifetime of visual disability and blindness for your family by a visit to the eye doctor. Eye wear for sports is an important decision for preventative eye care. If you or your children are regularly involved in sports, choosing sports eye wear is essential. A good idea [...]
SIX SIGNS YOU MAY HAVE GPC FROM YOUR CONTACT LENSES Itchy eyes as contact lenses get older Lenses that slide and stick under the upper eye lid Irritation Every Time You Blink Mucous Discharge and Foggy Vision Lenses That Discolor and Develop a Film Intermittent Red Eye With Feeling Something is Scratching Your Eye In [...]
Cooper Vision released the Biofinity contact lens recently in a toric version. This will increase the number of peoeple who can be helped by the aquaform technology by providing options for astigmatism. The original Biofinity lens for nearsighted patients was releases in 2008. It has been referred to as the beginning of the third generation [...]
If you wear glasses and have never considered contact lenses there are several reasons why you might want to re-consider the option of contact lenses. The range of prescriptions that can now be corrected with contact lenses has expanded over the years to the point that there are very few eyes that can’t be corrected with today’s technology. The automation of manufacturing techniques allows for contact lenses that can correct high amounts of astigmatism and they can be supplied in disposable formats for healthier eyes. Bifocal wearers now have a number of contact lens options. If you have a prescription that makes you think you cannot wear contacts or have been told you are not a candidate in the past, ask a Fort Collins Eye Doctor who specializes in contact lenses if it is a possibility.