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Do Blue Light Glasses Help with Dry Eyes?

A woman is wearing blue light eyeglasses while staring at a computer screen at work.

In today’s world of smartphones, computers, television, and tablets, we spend hours every day staring at screens. With that comes the obvious question, is it harmful? Through all this screen time, we constantly expose ourselves to blue light, a type of high-energy visible (HEV) light emitted from electronic devices. Blue light glasses block this blue […]

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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 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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What Are the Best Contacts for Dry Eyes?

A close up of a person suffering from dry eye

Dry, irritated eyes can make it harder to focus on your everyday tasks. For contact wearers, this condition can make wearing your lenses feel impossible. Thankfully, dry eyes don’t mean you have to give up wearing your contacts; several lenses are suited for this condition. If you experience chronic dry eyes, continue reading to learn […]

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Do Scleral Lenses Work for Dry Eye?

A close up on someone's eye who is putting in a scleral contact lens to help treat dry eye

Millions of Americans experience dry eye symptoms, and irritation and soreness can affect your ability to focus or even damage your eyes. Dry eyes can make wearing contacts difficult because of inflammation.  Many optometrists recommend scleral lenses if contacts are difficult to wear because of dry eyes, but do they help? Continue reading to learn […]

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