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Ortho-k for Kids: Why Parents Are Choosing Corneal Reshaping for Their Children's Vision

Orthokeratology, or ortho-k, is a myopia control procedure that uses special night-wear contact lenses. The rigid contact lenses are worn while sleeping, reshaping the cornea overnight.

Living With Dry Eye: Tips and Strategies for Managing Discomfort

If you are one of the millions living with dry eye, you know how uncomfortable it can be. Its effects on your vision make it difficult to perform simple tasks.

Tips for Protecting Your Eyes from UV Radiation

In a few short months, millions of people will venture outside to enjoy warm summer days. You probably agree that there’s nothing like warm weather and sunny skies.

Understanding the Different Types of Contact Lenses and Their Purposes

Contact lenses have come a long way since Bausch & Lomb introduced them in the 1970s. Thanks to improved materials and new technologies, they’re highly advanced.

Keeping Your Eyes Healthy and Comfortable While Using Digital Devices

It’s common for both adults and children to experience eye strain. Especially in today’s digital age, it’s become a relatively serious problem.

EyeCarumba's Guide to Finding the Right Eyeglasses for Your Face Shape

Some people opine that glasses are unattractive and mask one's beauty. While it is true that certain pairs may not complement your appearance, new designs from thoughtful designers will make you reconsider that negative opinion.

A Parent's Guide to Pediatric Optometry: Understanding Your Child's Eye Health

Your eyes go through continuous growth and development from birth until you are 18. Most visual issues tend to emerge during the first six to eight years of this period. At about the same time, you learn around 70% of everything through observation. 

The Early Warning Signs of Diabetic Retinopathy: What Every Diabetic Should Know

Getting diagnosed with diabetes can be a shocking—even crushing—experience. But once you’re done digesting the situation, you can research all your options and spring into action. 

A Beginner’s Guide to Contact Lens Care

If you are switching from eyeglasses to contact lenses, you should know how to wear and care for them. Adaptation to the lenses could take some time, but you will enjoy their clarity and convenience. Knowing what to expect will help you adjust much faster. You will receive instructions about their wear and care during the contact lens fitting.

Can Scleral Lenses Be Used for Dry Eye?

There are various ways to treat dry eye syndrome, eyedrops being the most common option. The success of the treatment will depend on factors such as the severity of the condition and the underlying cause. Unfortunately, most traditional treatments only provide temporary relief. Doctors looking at alternative options are increasingly recommending specialty contact lenses to treat dry eye. 

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