May 2019


Five Questions to Ask Your Optometrist about Orthokeratology

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If you suffer from nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism, you might benefit from orthokeratology. Orthokeratology—abbreviated “ortho-K”—is a treatment strategy incorporating special gas-permeable contact lenses that a patient wears overnight. While the […]

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Macular Degeneration: Is There a Cure and How can it be Treated Before it’s Too Late?

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Macular degeneration is the number one cause of vision loss in the United States. According to the American Macular Degeneration Foundation (AMDF), the condition affects 10 million Americans, more than […]

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Specialty prosthetic lenses for cornea conditions explained

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Contact lenses are typically used first and foremost for vision correction. At Weston Contact Lens Institute, we regularly work with patients to prescribe and fit the best lenses to treat […]

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What Are Specialty Lenses? Why You May Need to Schedule an Appointment to Learn More

Specialty Lenses

“I’m not getting results with these standard contact lenses. What other options do I have?” At Weston Contact Lens Institute, questions such as this are often what we hear from […]

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6 Reasons You’re Experiencing Discomfort with Your Contact Lenses (And How to Fix the Problem)

Discomfort with Your Contact Lenses

When prescribed correctly, fitted correctly, and cared for correctly, contact lenses can provide clear and comfortable vision. Unfortunately, not every contact lens wearer achieves this happy balance initially. On the […]

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