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Contacts Archives | Long Island Eye Doctor

Can I Wear Contact Lenses For My Wedding?

September 22, 2018 |

I got married this spring. The big event got me thinking about the importance of eye wear for The Big Day. As a seasoned contact lens wearer myself, I was already expecting to wear my contacts instead of glasses. But … Read More

Controlling Myopia

June 21, 2018 |

What is Myopia?

To the general public, myopia is known as nearsightedness.  Most people who are myopic wear eyeglasses or contact lenses, enabling sharper distance vision.  But myopia is much more than a vision problem.  It is a potential health … Read More

Do’s and Don’ts of Contact Lens Wear

March 15, 2018 |

Through the years I often find that there are common questions and/or bad habits that repeat themselves with contact lens wearers whether they may be new to wearing contact lenses or even seasoned contact lens wearers for many years.  I … Read More

How to Know if You Have Astigmatism

November 18, 2016 |

How Refractive Error Causes Blurry Vision Myopia

Many of our patients require a vision correction in the form of glasses or contact lenses in order to see clearly. The terms nearsighted, farsighted, and astigmatism are terms used to describe refractive … Read More

Contact Lens Health Week – August 22-26

August 19, 2016 |

In an effort to raise awareness and to promote healthy contact lens habits, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has designated next week, Aug 22-26, to be Contact Lens Health Week. Many of us utilize contact lenses on … Read More

The History of Contact Lenses

August 12, 2016 |

Most people today take contact lens technology for granted.  To understand where we are now with contact lenses, we have to look back at the history.  I personally found this fascinating so I thought I would summarize the history into … Read More

Doctor’s Corner – Case Presentation

June 29, 2016 |

Recently, a longtime Optix patient arrived for his routine eye exam and contact lens evaluation. Our patient is a 51 year old male who often works long and non-traditional hours as a firefighter. Needless to say, that also means he … Read More

At What Age Can Children Begin to Wear Contact Lenses?

April 29, 2016 |

Contact lenses are a safe and effective form of vision correction for children, teenagers, and adults, as long as they are worn and cared for properly. More and more children are being fitted for contact lenses than ever before due … Read More

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