Category Archives for Contact Lenses

A Guide for People with Keratoconus

A group of Australian optometrists and ophthalmologists specialising in keratoconus management have written a book to allay concerns of keratoconus patients and their families.  The book, “A user’s manual for people with Keratoconus.  From glasses to corneal grafts and everything in between”, has been written to provide a greater understanding of the condition. read more

Can I Swim in Contact Lenses?

contact-lenses-1Contact lenses provide some great lifestyle advantages over glasses.  An obvious advantage is being able to participate in activities where glasses are either difficult to use or get in the way.  Water sports fits into this category, but water has a higher amount of Acanthamoeba, a pathogen that can cause serious eye infections. read more