|Contact Lens Patient Non-Compliance Examined |
A review of the literature found overall rates of noncompliance with medical regimens varies from 24.8% to 44% and the rates reported for contact lens wearers varies from 50% to 99%.
Researchers from the University of Connecticut Health Center looked to assess the extent of noncompliant behavior of contact lens wearers and to develop strategies of engaging and educating patients to increase compliance with safe contact lens practices. The literature regarding noncompliance with medical...Read More
|Don't Allow Price Alone to Determine How Well You See! |
Of course you should consider cost as a factor when you get your new glasses, but it is not the most important one. Like many other things, it is a little more complicated than that.
Your optometric physician has examined your eyes and vision system in detail to arrive at your prescription for glasses. Please allow us to help your dollars go farther by giving you some information about your eyewear, how it is made, and the measurements needed to make sure that your prescri...Read More
|The Basics of Eyeglasses |
The most common vision defects are myopia hyperopia astigmatism and presbyopia. Eyeglasses are a primary method of correcting refractive errors. New technologies in frames and lens materials have transformed large cumbersome eyeglasses into modern thin lightweight and fashionable accessories. Your eyecare practitioner can give you a proper lens prescription as well as help you select a pair of glasses that fit your face style and specific needs.
Lens Shapes The type of lens that you requi...Read More
|What you need to know about how your glasses are made |
Your prescription given to you by your optometrist is only a portion of the information needed accurately fabricate your new eyewear. During the normal process of selecting and properly fitting your new eyeglasses, your eye care professional and the opticians/dispensary technicians must determine a number of parameters to ensure that your custom made glasses give you clear and comfortable vision while making sure you look great. In you have a more complex prescription, including...Read More