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Why NOT to Sleep in Contact Lenses?

October 16, 2012 |

Unless your contact lenses are specifically made to sleep in, I would never recommend that you sleep in contact lenses.  There are however, specially designed contact lenses that you can sleep in. There are even contacts for … Read More

What Causes Eye Allergies?

October 11, 2012 |

We already have a couple of other blog posts up about eye allergies and how to treat them.  However, if you are not finding what you need in those previous posts or you have tried what was … Read More

Extended Wear Contact Lenses – The Truth

September 13, 2012 |

Extended wear contact lenses were first approved by the FDA in 1981.  At that time, they could be worn up to two weeks without removal.  Not long after this decision was handed down by the FDA, some lenses were approved … Read More

Golf Season and Your Vision

March 10, 2009 |

It’s Golf Season!

Okay…..It’s almost spring time.  It’s the time you’ve been waiting for.  It’s golf season.  The pro’s are on TV every weekend, Tiger is on the prowl, and now and you’re starting to get the itch.

Who am … Read More

See Well, Feel Well, and Look Good

August 6, 2008 | 5

See well, feel good, and look good. Which contact lens is best for you?

These are not the three stooges.  These are the three requirements that contact lens wearers should be aware of at all times.

Most people choose to … Read More

What’s Your Excuse For Not Wearing Contact Lenses?

July 24, 2008 | 1

What’s your Contact lens excuse?

“My contacts are uncomfortable.” “I’ve tried contact lenses with another doctor and was told I can’t wear them.” “I have an astigmatism.” “I am old and need bifocals.” “I’m lazy and don’t want to bother … Read More

Contact Lens Fitting Philosophy

July 17, 2008 | 4

Many patients and colleagues have asked me over the years what my philosophy is for fitting contact lenses. Why is it that my practice, Optix Family Eyecare Center, is one of the largest contact lens practices in the northeast? Why … Read More

Welcome to the OPTIX Blog

July 1, 2008 | 1

Welcome to the Optix Blog at!

You may be wondering, “A blog? What for?” Here at Optix Family Eyecare we are taking the initiative to provide not only our patients but millions of people with important knowledge about the WORLD … Read More

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