Every medical procedure or medical device comes with downsides and risks. Work together with your eye doctor to find the best solution for your eyes.
One of the most common ways to correct vision is by wearing the contact lenses. Contact lenses are a great alternative to glasses when participating in sports, getting your picture taken, or when you want to wear stylish sunglasses. Some people just find glasses uncomfortable, too!
An educated contact wearer is a healthy contact wearer. While this list isn’t meant to scare you away from contact use, knowing how contacts may affect your eyes can help you make good choices.
If you experience a sudden onset of symptoms or change in your vision, Restoration Eye Care can get you a same-day appointment Monday through Thursday- call 573-441-7070. If we’re not open, and you experience sudden severe irritation or change in vision, please visit your nearest urgent care or emergency room. Some eye conditions can have detrimental effects on your sight within hours- don’t risk it by waiting it out.
Many of the scary things that can happen to contact lens wearers are completely avoidable- so read on to see how you can correct your vision and keep your eyes healthy at the same time!
Along with all of those tips, make sure to only buy contacts with a current prescription provided by an eye doctor. It’s actually illegal for providers to sell contact lenses without a prescription, so be wary of websites or businesses that offer contacts for sale without a prescription.
Even if you’ve never had it done, you’ve probably heard of LASIK eye surgery. But did you know that there are other eye correction surgery options available? Photoreactive Keratectomy or “PRK” was the first laser eye surgery to come on the scene. While it’s not as commonly practiced as LASIK, it might still be an […]Read More
Eye allergies can make life unbearable. Depending on what you’re allergic to, it might be hard to enjoy the outdoors during certain times of year or play with your pets. While allergies might not seem like a big deal, untreated allergy symptoms or conditions misdiagnosed as allergies can damage your eye health permanently. The […]Read More