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Which Acuvue contacts are right for you?

February 23rd, 2012

Picking the right Acuvue Contact Lenses

Acuvue contact lenses are manufactured by Johnson & Johnson Vision Care. The Acuvue brand of contact lenses is the world’s leading brand of soft disposable contact lenses. The Acuvue line are world leaders in a variety of types of lenses, including bifocals, colored, and toric contacts. These lenses offer vision correction for most eye illnesses, providing for varying types of vision correction and numerous replacement schedules. The quality of lenses, and the affordability of Acuvue brands of contacts, have allowed Acuvue to maintain it’s position as one of the world’s leading manufacturers of contact lenses for decades.

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Rigid Gas Permeable (RGP) Contact Lenses

February 20th, 2012

It’s amazing how humanity’s innovative genius has propelled scientific advances in advancing customization to benefit each individual contact lens user—as in the case of RGPs or “rigid gas permeable” lenses. RGPs are hard lenses providing clearer vision than soft lenses. Patients needing precisely fitted eye prescriptions generally prefer RGPs.

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15 Reasons to Wear Contacts Instead of Glasses

February 15th, 2012

Thinking about switching from your day to day glasses to contact lenses? We give you 15 compelling reasons to switch to contact lenses.

1. Convenience is the single most important reason to choose contact lenses over eyeglasses. Can you imagine having to always tote along eyeglasses (a pair of sunglasses and another for reading) in bulky cases compared to the smaller cases of contact lenses? Although smaller case sizes may drown in a full backpack, it’s a cinch to place in a breast pocket for easy retrieval anytime. Read the rest of this entry »

Contact Lenses: Your Eyes Hold Secrets

February 11th, 2012

Contact Lens Facts

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Anybody who has less than 20/20 vision is likely aware that contact lenses provide a useful solution to an often fuzzy world. While glasses have their time and place, there is something special about being able to see the world with peripheral vision as part of the experience. While you might know a little something about the origin of contact lenses and you’re highly aware of their use in your life, did you know about these special little facts that these tiny curves of eyewear hold? Read the rest of this entry »

Eye Resources and News from Around the Web

April 15th, 2011

Every now and then we like to provide our readers with a list of some related sites and blogs that we think you’d like.  Here is our Spring 2011 list:

Acuvue – One of the largest and most popular manufacturers of contact lenses.  Known for such brands as Oasys and Acuvue 1 Days.

CooperVision– Another one of our best selling contacts on Contact Lenser.

FDA Contact Lens Tips – Tips from the FDA on how to keep your eyes healthy while wearing contact lenses.

Eye Glasses 4 You – Want some backup prescription glasses for your contacts?  They have great prices.

Contact Lenser on Twitter – Check us out!

Think we missed something?  Let us know!  Just use the contact form on the contact us page.

Helen Keller Services for the Blind

August 11th, 2010

Helen Keller Services for the Blind was founded in 1893 with the intention of helping those who are visually impaired.  They offer a variety of services for those who are completely blind, and also those who have reduced vision.  Some of their programs include rehabilitation, job placement and training programs, and orientation and mobility training for those who have lost their vision.  These services are vital for the blind, and help them on a daily basis.  Vision is something that most people take for granted on a daily basis.  Try going 15 minutes blind folded in your house and see how well you can manage.

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Toric Contact Lenses

May 14th, 2010

About 100 million Americans (one-third of the population) have an eye condition called astigmatism. Astigmatism means, “away from the point of focus.” That’s when the cornea is shaped more like an oval instead of being a round sphere—like a football instead of a basketball. Vision then becomes blurry; and regular contacts can’t provide for clear vision.

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History of Contact Lenses

April 14th, 2010

It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision. ~ Helen Keller

Although Helen Keller lost her eyesight in January 1882 when she was only 19 months old, this inspiring American author and political activist never lost sight of her vision to perceive the world around her with clarity. Just like Helen Keller, everyone wants to enjoy good vision—especially those depending on visual aids such as contact lenses.

But it wasn’t until 1971 that Bausch & Lomb made soft contact lenses a lifestyle reality for millions to rejoice in a new, improved and convenient way of literally seeing the world again. Now, “contacts” are preferred by many to correct their vision and especially disposable contacts, which are quite affordable and easily acquired from online websites.

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Overview of daily soft contacts

January 28th, 2010

The demand for contact lenses is still growing fast. More and more people who normally wear glasses are chucking them and going for the more fashionable option of buying contact lenses. The soft lenses have really made the whole exercise of wearing contacts much easier. When buying contacts online one can get really baffled considering the immense diversity of the types of contacts. Here is an introduction to soft lenses.

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ContactLenser.com is Live!

January 12th, 2010

We are pleased to announce that an open beta version of CL is up and running!  Check it out at http://www.contactlenser.com.

You can now compare the prices of contact lenses at nine of the most trusted stores on the web.  Contact Lenser will be your one stop shopping HQ for anything contact lens related.  We are still smoothing out a few rough edges and editing some pages, but the main functionality is there.  You can register and sign up for our newsletter, set price notifications and have reminders setup to let you know when to order new contact lenses.

Check back later in the week for more exciting updates!