What are the different types of contact lenses?

What are the different types of contact lenses?           Contact lenses can be grouped together based on several characteristics: Lens material — Soft, gas permeable (GP) or hybrid Oxygen permeability — “Silicone hydrogel” lenses like clariti 1 day offer high levels of oxygen to your cornea, and are what most newer lenses are […]

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November Diabetic Eye Disease Month

       Diabetes can lead to a wide variety health complications, including heart disease, nerve damage, stroke, kidney disease, and vision loss. In fact, diabetes is the leading cause of blindness among working-age Americans. Diabetes is a risk factor for developing glaucoma, as well as for developing cataracts, but the most common and debilitating […]

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Ocular Hypertension

         Ocular hypertension occurs when the pressure in the eye (known as intraocular pressure) is above the range considered normal (often defined as above 21 mm Hg). It is distinguished from glaucoma, a more serious eye condition, in that there are no detectable changes in vision, no evidence of visual field loss, […]

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