Soft Contact Lens Care Tips

Hubble sells only one size and kind of contact lenses. Contacts are not a one size fits all product

Soft contact lenses can be pretty easy to use and care for, so much so that people forget they’re a medical device! Here are a few quick tips to keep in mind to ensure your contact lens experience is the best it can be. Material technology is so much better than it was even 10… Read more »

Scleral Lens Insertion and Removal Tips

Variety of contact lens designs

Scleral lens insertion and removal can be daunting. I hope the options below give you hope that you too can figure out how to get these lenses in and out with ease. My hope is that 6 months from now after effortlessly inserting or removing your lenses, that you smile at how far you’ve come… Read more »

What’s the Most Environmentally Friendly Contact Lens Option?

miru contacts

Ever wonder what the most environmentally friendly contact lens choice is? I’m here to help you navigate the options and to help you consider the full waste stream not just the lenses themselves. Let’s get started! Don’t feel bad if you wear contacts Before we dig in, it’s important to note that the difference in… Read more »

Recycle Your Contact Lenses

In celebration of Earth day, we wanted to remind you that you can recycle contact lenses and their blister packs. Not only do most of us throw away our contacts, many of us flush them! Throwing them into our waste water system is not a great idea, see our previous blog for details. Dr. Sherwood… Read more »

Wearing Hubble Contacts? You’ll want to read this…

Hubble sells only one size and kind of contact lenses. Contacts are not a one size fits all product

original source: GRITDAILY Contacts are not a one size fits all product, so it can do more harm than good if used incorrectly. Bad news, contact lens wearers—the hot new (cheap) service Hubble has one pretty big catch. If you’ve been on social media at all in the last year or two, odds are you’ve… Read more »

Contact lens disposal contaminating our waterways

Laura Nennig, OD August 20, 2018 Contact lens disposal is contributing to microplastic contamination in our waterways The American Chemical Society has published research regarding microplastic contamination in our waterways and how improper contact lens disposal is contributing to such contamination. Approximately 45 million Americans wear contact lenses, and according to research, about 20% may… Read more »

‘Zombie’ contacts damage teen’s eye

‘Zombie’ contacts damage teen’s eye USA Today Network Christina Hall, Detroit Free Press 7:39 p.m. EDT October 28, 2015 (Photo: Courtesy of Dawn Carpenter)   ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. — A pair of Halloween-themed cosmetic contact lenses bought to turn a teen into a zombie instead damaged her cornea, partially blinding her right eye, her family… Read more »

Scleral Lenses: Fact or Fiction

Have some burning questions about scleral lenses? We have your answers here. We couldn’t get to everything here, so we created another page that has lots more information about these amazing devices. Enjoy! Scleral lenses: Fact or Fiction Scleral lenses are only used with corneal diseases. Fiction: The first contact lenses ever used were a… Read more »

Poor Hygiene Habits Linked To Contact Lens Case Contamination

      Poor hygiene habits linked to contact lens case contamination   Dr. Mark Herriott, OD, with Eyecare Associates of Lees Summit gives us an important update on a recent study found that contact lens wearers who have poor hygiene habits also have increased bacterial contamination in their contact lens cases. The research was… Read more »

7 Sins of Contact Lens Wearers

7 Sins of Contact Lens Wearers They’re not wrath or lust, but these bad habits can leave you with nasty eye infections. Seven a.m. You hit snooze, wake up, get dressed and brush your teeth. You comb your hair, throw in your contacts, slug some coffee and leave for the day. That quick minute devoted… Read more »