Daily vs monthly contacts? Our guide looks at the differences in contacts when it comes to how long they last, safe for overnight use, cost and care.
Throwing contact lenses down the toilet or in the trash is bad, but recycling contact lenses takes some effort on your part. See how you can recycle your old lenses.
Nine travel tips for contact lenses include pack a backup pair of lenses or glasses, and your prescription. Another tip? Don't wear your contacts in the water.
Smart contact lenses coming soon. As new technology revolutionize contact lenses, this will bring many benefits to your eye health and vision.
It is possible to get colored contact lenses for astigmatism, but you won’t find a wide selection — especially if you have more significant astigmatism.
Acanthamoeba can cause serious eye infections in contact lens wearers; here's how to prevent infection.
Contact lenses: understanding types of contacts, new wearing options, and more.
Monovision is an alternative to bifocal contact lenses for correction of presbyopia. Dr. Heiting describes variations of monovision and how it works.
Are your contact lenses uncomfortable? Dr. Gary Heiting explains the remedies that eye doctors prescribe when contacts don't feel good.
Toric multifocal contacts (bifocal contacts for astigmatism) eliminate your need for glasses if you're over 40 and have astigmatism.
How bifocal contact lenses work; comparison of translating, concentric and aspheric designs; tips for choosing a bifocal.
Scleral contacts are large-diameter gas permeable contact lenses for keratoconus and other eye problems. Dr. Jason Jedlicka explains types, cost and more.
Learn about extended wear contact lenses that you may be able to wear day and night for several days.
Contact lenses for people with astigmatism, dry eyes, presbyopia, giant papillary conjunctivitis(GPC), keratoconus or post-LASIK problems.
Silicone hydrogel contact lenses are advanced contacts that may be healthier than regular soft lenses. Are they right for you?
Contact lenses rules can be confusing, but our guide shows you how to properly care for your contact lenses to avoid eye infections.
Dr. Gary Heiting explains orthokeratology (ortho-k) and corneal refractive therapy (CRT) overnight contact lenses for myopia.
Learn about the many types of contact lenses for astigmatism and how they work.
Guide to daily disposable contact lenses, frequent replacement contacts, wearing and replacement schedules, planned replacement, more.
How to solve contact lens discomfort caused by allergies, computer use, dry eyes, using the wrong solutions and other reasons.
Guide to cleaning and caring for soft contact lenses, including tips about disinfecting solutions, enzymatic cleaners and options for sensitive eyes.
Learn how to read your contact lens prescription and whether you are legally entitled to a copy of your prescription for contacts.