June 2019


6 Ways Seasonal Allergies Affect Your Eyes

Seasonal Allergies

When people think of seasonal allergies, they usually think of sneezing or perhaps coughing, but may not realize that allergies can also affect the eyes. Seasonal outdoor allergens such as […]

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Seven Benefits Keratoconus Patients can Reap from Wearing Scleral Lenses

Benefits Keratoconus Patients can Reap from Wearing Scleral Lenses

Keratoconus is a complex condition affecting the eye in which the outer layer of the eye itself, the cornea, becomes too weak to keep the correct shape. As the cornea […]

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Nearsighted or Farsighted? Myopia and Hyperopia Explained

Nearsighted or Farsighted? Myopia and Hyperopia Explained

Myopia (nearsightedness) and hyperopia (farsightedness) are two common eye conditions that can cause significant vision impairment if left untreated. Although the types of vision problems myopia and hyperopia cause are […]

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

macular degeneration

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

prosthetic lenses cosmetic contact lenses

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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