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Halloween Contacts …The Dangers of Cosmetic Contact Lenses

HALLOWEEN CONTACTS… THE DANGERS OF COSMETIC CONTACT LENSES Masquerading is fun, especially for Halloween. There are so many different costumes to choose from and specialty makeup is so readily available. Cosmetic contact lenses can complete the ensemble creating a convincing look. Although it is desirable to have a comprehensive disguise when costuming, Halloween contacts can [...]

Swimming & Contact Lenses

Should You Swim With Your Contact Lenses? If  you wear contact lens and decide to take a swim, it is safer for your eye health to remove the contact lenses before diving in. Swimming pool water is chlorinated to keep it sanitized. The chlorine helps reduce water-borne bacteria and viruses and prevent pathogens and disease [...]

Trifocal Lenses

Trifocal Lenses What are trifocal lenses? In 1827, John Isaac Hawkins patented the Trifocal eyeglasses that have three different regions that correct for the following: distance, intermediate (arm's length), and near vision. People with advanced presbyopia who have been prescribed 2 diopters or more for reading, will typically be prescribed trifocals. Trifocals are [...]

Costume Contact Lenses

New Orleans is famous for costuming. Locals will put on a costume for all sorts of occasions from football games to Mardi Gras parades and of course Halloween. We take pride in making elaborate costumes including every little detail. But, I would like to draw your attention to Costume Contact Lenses. It is one [...]