Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Astigmatism

This is an interesting subject in that the first misconception that needs to be cleared up is its name: Astigmatism, not a Stigmatism. The next thing you need to know is that it is not an eye disease, it is a refractive error similar to nearsightedness (Myopia) and farsightedness (Hyperopia). Simply put, it is a condition where the eye focuses light improperly.

What causes Astigmatism?

How to Get Contact Lenses That You are Happy With

Contact lenses have always had mixed reviews. Some people love them, some hate them; some would never wear them while some wouldn’t do without them. But history reveals a pattern; the longer it has been since a person last tried wearing contact lenses, the more likely it is for the review to be negative. And for good reason. Technology has come a long way over the years in making better, more versatile and more comfortable contact lenses, and it continues to improve. Still, whether to wear glasses or contact lenses is always a very personal decision.

Contact Lenses Should Enhance Lifestyle

Your contact lenses should enhance your lifestyle, not add to your worry.

Today wearing contact lenses is easier than ever before. There are more types of lenses and lens care products available to an ever widening audience. Contact lenses move with your eyes which allows for a more natural field of vision, giving you freedom from glasses. However there is responsibility keeping lenses clean and disinfected, etc. The better you care for your lenses, the more comfortable they will be.

If dryness, irritation, or redness are frequent occurrences for you, your lenses may not be performing the way they should.