Contact Lens Fitting: What to Expect

Contact Lens Fitting: What to Expect

Contact lenses can effectively correct refractive errors, including nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. Since they conform to your eye’s curvature, they provide better central and peripheral vision. You shouldn’t experience discomfort while...
Progressive Lenses: What Are Their Pros and Cons?

Progressive Lenses: What Are Their Pros and Cons?

It isn’t uncommon for people 40 and older to need progressive eyeglasses or contact lenses. With this type of eyewear, you can see clearly at all distances. The upper area of the lenses allows you to see distant objects, the middle portion lets you focus on...
Should You Wear Your Contact Lenses in the Water?

Should You Wear Your Contact Lenses in the Water?

Do you put on your contact lenses before diving in for a swim or simply splashing around in the water? Many of us do, thinking nothing of it. But did you know that wearing your contacts in the water could be harmful to your eyes? In this post, Spectrum Eye Care...
A Guide to Contact Lenses for Astigmatism

A Guide to Contact Lenses for Astigmatism

Astigmatism is present when light does not focus evenly on the retina. As a result, your vision could look blurred and stretched out. Both adults and children can develop this condition. Common symptoms include: Distorted or blurred vision Discomfort or eye strain...