As a contact lens wearer, whether or not you can sleep in your contact lenses depends on several factors. If your contact lenses fit comfortably and properly, you may sometimes forget that you’re wearing them before you go to bed. Some manufacturers make contact lenses approved for overnight wear, which you can technically sleep in. […]
Do Contact Lenses Expire?
Contact lenses and glasses are both viable options for meeting a patient’s vision needs. Your optometrist is qualified and experienced in fitting contact lenses to your unique eye shape, so you can achieve effective vision correction and comfort throughout the day. Understanding how contact lenses function and how to use them properly can help you […]
Kids and Contact Lenses
With sports starting up more and summer coming soon, we’ve had a lot of parents asking what age we recommend starting contact lens wear. The answer is, it depends. There are multiple factors we take into consideration before fitting contact lenses on anyone. One very important consideration is your child’s desire to wear contacts. Often […]
Can I Wear My Contacts During the Pandemic?
If you, like me, wear contact lenses most of the time you may have choked on your morning coffee a couple of weeks ago when Canadian national news outlets began running articles like this one instructing contact lens wearers to switch to glasses during the COVID-19 pandemic. This was in response to a statement by […]