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Silicone hydrogel contact lenses

Silicone hydrogel contact lenses

14 Jan 2020

Thanks to its enhanced breathability, silicone hydrogel is quickly becoming a favoured material in the soft contact lens industry. By allowing more oxygen - up to 5 times more - to flow into the eyes, these silicone hydrogel lenses provide all day comfort without red eyes. Indeed, because their oxygen permeability is so strong, silicone hydrogel contacts are sometimes approved for overnight wear. In addition to their breathability, silicone hydrogel contacts are far better at retaining water than typical soft lenses. This makes them an ideal choice for people who struggle with conditions like dry eye syndrome.

Are Contact Lenses more Expensive than Glasses?

Are Contact Lenses more Expensive than Glasses?

14 Jan 2020

One question that often comes up when trying to decide between contact lenses and eyeglasses is the cost. Many people wonder if contacts cost less over time than conventional prescription glasses. The answer is somewhat complex and depends on your specific circumstances. On average, however, contacts tend to be a little more expensive than traditional eyeglasses (over time).

Virtual Reality headsets and Vision

Virtual Reality headsets and Vision

14 Jan 2020

How do Virtual Reality Headsets trick your eyes into thinking that the screen, which is just centimeters away, is really a place or object meters, or even kilometers away? And how do your eyes react to being tricked this way? Read More