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Do I really need glasses if I have Contact Lenses?

contact Why do I need glasses if I have contact lenses? There is an old adage in the eye care industry:  glasses are a necessity, contact lenses are a luxury.  Ninety-nine percent of the time this is absolutely true. In the absence of unusual eye disorders or very high prescriptions which don’t allow...
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Why is my vision different between glasses and contacts?

phoropterWhy Is My Vision Different Between my Contacts and Glasses?  For patients who wear glasses or contact lenses, they sometimes notice that their vision is different between the two modalities. This is especially true for people with higher prescription numbers. I often hear the following complaint: “I see fine with my...
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What kind of correction do I need for Sports?

sportinjurypic What Kind of Correction Do I Need for Sports? There are many options available to both adults and children when it comes to wearing corrective lenses (glasses and contact lenses) when engaged in physical activities. Below I will run down the different modalities and the pros and cons of each. ...
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How to care for your eye after Cataract Surgery

How to care for your eye after cataract surgery How to care for your eye after cataract surgery. Let me first start with a disclaimer.  Anything YOUR surgeon told you to do after surgery should supersede what is in this post.There are many variations of what each surgeon asks their patients to do after cataract surgery so please just use...
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Why am I having difficulty adjusting to my new glasses?

newglasses Why am I having Difficulty Adjusting to My New Glasses? Eye doctors typically pride themselves on being able to improve someone’s vision through either glasses or contact lens prescriptions. Whether it’s a first time glasses wearer, or someone having either a small or large change in their prescription, we like...
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