How do Rigid Gas Permeable Contact Lenses Work?

How do Rigid Gas Permeable Contact Lenses Work?


Gas permeable contact lenses, also known as rigid gas permeable (RGP) lenses, are a lesser-known alternative to traditional soft contact lenses. In this blog we will discuss how these contact lenses work and their benefits. What are Rigid Gas Permeable Contacts Made...

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Myopia vs. Hyperopia: What Is the Difference?

Myopia vs. Hyperopia: What Is the Difference?


Myopia (nearsightedness) and hyperopia (farsightedness) are two main types of refractive errors. These errors occur due to eye abnormalities that prevent light from focusing on the retina. The retina, which contains light-sensitive cells at the back of the eye,...

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How Often Should You Get an Eye Exam?

How Often Should You Get an Eye Exam?


Regular eye exams are important for more than just updating your contact lens or glasses prescription. Yes, it’s crucial to see your eye doctor to update your prescription for correcting refractive errors, but routine comprehensive eye exams are also a critical aspect...

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Contacts vs. Glasses: Which Is Right for You?

Contacts vs. Glasses: Which Is Right for You?


When you are diagnosed with a refractive error (a vision problem in which the shape of your eye prevents light from focusing correctly on your retina), you have a choice to make regarding corrective lenses. Do you want to wear contacts or glasses?   Making this...

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News Interview with Emily M. Zepeda, MD

News Interview with Emily M. Zepeda, MD


News Interview with Emily M. Zepeda, MD Virtual classes or isolation causes young people to spend more time in front of a screen, but this can create permanent consequences in the view of Dean McGee Eye Institute....

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The Top Sunglasses of Summer for Eye Protection

The Top Sunglasses of Summer for Eye Protection


Summer is in full swing and so is the summer sunshine. While most of us are careful about applying sunscreen and wearing hats to protect us from the sunrays, you need to be just as careful about protecting your eyes with quality sunglasses. Here are our recommendations for the best and stylish sunglasses for this summer.Buy Sunglasses That Offer 100% Ultraviolet (UV) ProtectionUV protection is one of the top things to consider before buying a pair of sunglasses.

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Contact Lens Safety: Bad Habits Endanger Your Eyes

Contact Lens Safety: Bad Habits Endanger Your Eyes


Contact Lens Safety: Bad Habits Endanger Your EyesContact lenses can change your world. While many people prefer the look and ease of glasses, others enjoy the freedom of contact lenses.However, contacts are a responsibility. Poor hygiene and bad habits can cause infection and even the loss of vision.

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Protect Your Eyes From Sun Damage: How to Pick the Perfect Pair of Sunglasses

Protect Your Eyes From Sun Damage: How to Pick the Perfect Pair of Sunglasses


Protect Your Eyes From Sun Damage: How to Pick the Perfect Pair of SunglassesThe last and sunniest days of summer are officially here! Chances are you’ll be soaking up the sun by the pool and during backyard barbeques more than ever.While those warm rays feel good, it’s important to remember how vulnerable your skin and eyes are to UV rays. Many people are good at regularly applying sunscreen to keep their skin protected from intense sun exposure, but sometimes, eye protection can sl…

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