Contact lenses come into contact with an extremely sensitive part of your body. If you buy them without a prescription, you risk some scary consequences, from infections to vision loss.
Laser surgery is gentler and more precise than conventional surgery, using computer-guided therapy to treat cataracts and astigmatism. Find out if you’re a candidate.
If you’ve ever slept in your contact lenses, worn them past the prescribed replacement schedule, or gone for a dip in the community pool without taking them out, rethink your habits. The time or money you may save is not worth the risk of infection.
Everyone can get an eye infection, but they can be more severe for people who wear contact lenses. Eye infections are not just uncomfortable annoyances, however. Left untreated, some types of eye infections can damage the eye very quickly.
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