Contact Lenses and Halloween

Contact lenses can be great fun at Halloween. They can truly complete the costume. However, every year over 13,000 people are treated in emergency rooms due to contact lens injuries, many of them from injuries sustained over the Halloween celebrations.  Contact lenses are medical devices. This isn’t just our opinion. The sale and fit of [...]

2017-09-25T13:06:05-05:00October 2nd, 2017|Contact Lenses, Safety|0 Comments

The Once In A Century Solar Eclipse

Seems everyone is getting very excited for the coming complete solar eclipse on Monday, August 21st at 1:13 PM. The Dubuque area is just over 230 miles from seeing the total eclipse, so you better plan on a crowded trip down to the St. Louis area if you want to see the sun totally blocked [...]

2017-07-25T14:27:12-05:00August 15th, 2017|Fun Facts, Safety, Trivia|0 Comments

Halloween Contact Lenses – Buyer Beware

Halloween is a very fun time of year. Dressing up is great fun, no matter how young or how old you are. For the most part it is all harmless fun. Did you know however, that those costume contact lenses you might be considering could not only be a violation of the law, but could [...]

2017-05-22T14:06:48-05:00October 13th, 2014|Safety|0 Comments

October is Eye Injury Prevention Month

Did you know that every year over 2.5 million eye injuries occur in the United States resulting in over 50,000 people permanently losing all or part of their vision?  According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the annual costs related to eye injuries cost more $1.3 billion. While 800,000 of those injuries occur on the [...]

2017-05-22T14:06:49-05:00October 8th, 2013|Safety|0 Comments
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