Secrets for progressive lens adaption

          Progressive addition lenses can be notoriously difficult to successfully dispense, but there are several techniques that can be used to ensure patients are left satisfied.           How come some people love their progressive addition lenses (PALs) and others just can’t quite get used to them? The […]

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December Safe Toys and Gifts Month

          Each year more than 250,000 children are treated at hospitals for toy-related injuries. Most of these injuries affect children under the age of 15, and more than half injure the face; the majority of these injuries can be prevented. During Safe Toys and Gifts Month, Friends for Sight encourages parents to […]

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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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