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Can You Wear Contacts with Dry Eyes?

A close up of an eye showing a red, irritated, dry eye on the left and a healthy eye on the right.

Contact lenses are a popular choice for many people. They provide an alternative to glasses. And more importantly, correct vision in nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism.  However, if you have dry eyes, you know that a gritty feeling can make wearing contact lenses somewhat uncomfortable. You may question whether you can still wear contacts with dry […]

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Can Kids Wear Contacts?

A close-up of a young child using their finger to place a contact lens in their left eye

Contact Lens Care Contact lenses can be a convenient alternative to prescription eyeglasses. No worries about your frames slipping during sports or peering through fingerprints and smudges. Although there are plenty of fantastic-looking eyeglasses options, your kid may feel drawn to contact lenses.  But are contact lenses a good fit for kids?  Contact Lenses for […]

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Is Keratoconus Genetic?

A close up view of a person with Keratoconus in their eyes

Diagnosing Keratoconus Many eye conditions and eye diseases can progress slowly, so many people don’t notice symptoms immediately. It’s crucial to see your optometrist regularly to protect your eye health and detect eye disorders like keratoconus.  Regular comprehensive eye exams can help you and your optometrist keep a closer eye on changes to your eyes. […]

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Can Dry Eyes Cause Floaters?

A man taking off his glasses and rubbing his eyes due to dry eye

Dry eye disease is a common condition resulting from inadequate tear production, which can cause various irritating symptoms. Patients who live with stinging, dry eyes may also experience floaters in their vision, and wonder if these symptoms are connected.  At Perspective Eye Center, we strive to ensure our patients have access to the most up-to-date […]

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How Long Do Scleral Lenses Last?

A close up side view of a women putting in a contact lens

Patients may be hesitant to try scleral lenses if they’ve had troubles with standard contact lenses in the past. And, why not? If you’ve had an uncomfortable or irritating experience, you may decide that eyeglasses are the best and only solution for your prescription. Thankfully, there have been significant advances in lens technology over the […]

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