Scleral contact lenses are large, gas-permeable contact lenses that rest on the sclera (white outer layer) of your eye, that create a saline-filled reservoir over your eye’s cornea. An absolute revolution in eye care, scleral lenses were designed to treat a variety of corneal conditions, many of which do not respond to other forms of…

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Contact lenses are among the safest and most effective forms of visual correction—but only when you follow your doctor’s advice. When you do not use and wear them properly, there can be serious consequences. In this blog, we’d like to spotlight 4 of the most important healthy habits you need to develop regarding the proper…

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Here at Optique Eye Care / Eye Wear, you and your precious eyesight are our number one mission. For this reason, we are constantly searching for ways to make our services more valuable and convenient you. In recent blogs, we’ve revealed why we feel the care you receive from Optique is so critical to the…

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Today, a 30 year old pharmacist came to Optique with a very bad eye infection. Dr. Michele had prescribed the healthiest daily disposable contact lens on the market. The risk for developing this type of infection is exceedingly low, so what might have gone wrong? The patient purchased their lenses from an alternative source. Often…

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The Internet is wonderful in many ways. But it can also be the source of misleading—even dangerously misleading—“facts.” Here at Optique Eyewear/Eyecare, we are particularly concerned about Internet articles—usually written by paid bloggers with no optometric experience—that lure you to purchase eyewear online because of “huge savings” or flat-out-false promises of comparable quality and service.…

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