Kremer Eye Center Blog: Category Archives Contact Lenses

Is it OK to Wear Contacts in the Pool?

September 5, 2018

Wearing contact lenses can help you see clearly, but is it OK to wear contacts in the pool? If you want to keep your eyes healthy, you should never wear your contact lenses in the pool. Not only will the pool water damage your lenses, but it will also increase your risk of infections and […]

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Contact Lenses vs LASIK Corrective Eye Surgery

August 20, 2018

Contact lenses and LASIK corrective eye surgery are two great options to enhance your vision. However, LASIK can provide better, longer-lasting results for patients. To learn more about the difference between both vision correction options and the benefits of LASIK, here’s what you need to know about contact lenses and LASIK corrective eye surgery. Vision […]

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Is it OK to Wear Expired Contact Lenses?

July 30, 2018

When you’re wearing them, contact lenses can improve your vision and help you see clearly. However, contact lenses do have an expiration date that indicates when they should be replaced. If you want to keep your eyes and your vision as healthy as possible, it’s best to avoid using expired contacts since they can lead […]

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Can Contacts Cause Headaches: What You Need to Know

May 30, 2018

While contact lenses can help you temporarily correct your vision, those who wear them may experience a number of issues, including painful chronic headaches. But how do contact lenses cause headaches, and what can you do to stop it? Read this guide for everything you need to know about contact lenses and headaches to find […]

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Types of Cataract Lenses

December 16, 2016

During cataract surgery, the natural lens of the eye is removed and replaced with an intraocular lens, or an IOL. These cataract lenses are designed to restore and correct vision for those suffering from cataracts. There are many different types of cataract lenses available, and each type of lens provides specific benefits. To help you understand […]

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Intraocular Lenses IOLs

November 30, 2016

Intraocular lenses (IOLs) are medical devices used to help those with cataracts see clearly. When the natural lens of the eye is clouded with cataracts, it is removed and replaced with an intraocular lens to help the patient achieve crystal clear vision. But what exactly are IOLs and what do they do to help you see […]

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How To Clean Contact Lenses

October 21, 2016

Contact lenses are one of the easiest and most convenient ways to correct vision, but they can cause eye infections if you’re not careful. That is why it’s so important to know how to clean contact lenses and take care of them the right way. Wearing clean contact lenses can help reduce irritation and various […]

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Is It Safe to Sleep with Contacts In?

December 10, 2015

Many people wear contact lenses today, as they are more convenient than glasses. Glasses can fall off, fog up, or make it difficult to participate in physical activity. Many people prefer contacts because you usually can’t even feel that they’re in, however, this can be a problem for many. Forgetting to take your contacts out […]

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Implantable Lenses for People with Myopia

May 8, 2014

For many people losing their glasses or having to cope with broken glasses is quite difficult. For those with a severe case of near-sightedness (myopia), it means practically going blind. The error in vision is measured in diopters, and the greater the error, the more the correction that is necessary. However, implantable lenses offer the […]

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Contact Lenses

November 20, 2013

Contact lenses sold today are more versatile than ever before. The three main categories are soft, hard, and specialized. Within these categories, there are different types to choose from.

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