Things Every Contact Lens Wearer Should Know

Do you know what’s true or false when it comes to proper contact lens usage? Take this quick quiz to find out if you’re taking care of your eyes as a contact lens wearer.


The Eye-opening History of the Contact Lens

Like most inventions, the journey from contact lens concept to completion took a very long time. To be exact, it took five centuries.

By Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN

How Contacts Work

There are many different types of contact lenses available. Here’s how they work to correct vision.

By Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN

Decorative Contact Dangers

Decorative contacts are used to change the appearance of the eyes. Here’s what you need to know about using them safely.

By Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN

Study Reveals No. 1 Contact Lens Risk

About 41 million people in the U.S. wear contact lenses and almost all of them practice at least one risky behavior while wearing them, cleaning them, or storing them, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

By Diane Domina

Chronic Dry Eye and Contact Lenses

A common assumption is that people who have dry eye cannot wear contact lenses. Contact lenses add many potential variables to an already complex condition.

By Sarah Markel