How To Wear Contact Lenses In The Allergy Season

Written by Peter Smithson

The allergy seasons are a real challenge, especially if you wear contact lenses. A chronic allergy to mold, pet dander or other environmental allergens can create a year-round dilemma. No matter whatrepparttar cause, seasonal allergies make your eyes hypersensitive and irritated. Ordinary soft contact lenses often make them feel even worse.

There's a lot you can do to reducerepparttar 143757 misery of allergy season. Keep your contacts as clean as you can whether you have to use lubricating drops to rinse your eyes out regularly. Remove your contacts and clean them in a solution throughoutrepparttar 143758 day, if they are not 'one-per-day' type lenses.

Allergy induced conjunctivitis, a condition that causes painful swelling and redness ofrepparttar 143759 eyes, can make wearing your contacts a real pain. If this becomes a real issue, it's best to consult your optometrist. Disposable lenses allow you a more comfortable lens that you can trash atrepparttar 143760 end ofrepparttar 143761 day. You'll have no more worries about making sure allrepparttar 143762 dust and pollen has been removed or cleansed.

Other ways to get relief are simple. During allergy season, contact lens wearers should closerepparttar 143763 windows in their cars and houses and userepparttar 143764 air conditioner. Air conditioner filters often remove most ofrepparttar 143765 annoying pollens and dust fromrepparttar 143766 air. Avoid doing a lot of lawn work or outdoor activities inrepparttar 143767 mornings and early afternoon, because pollens are usually at their highest levels at that time.

Eyeglasses and Contact Lenses - More Style, Same Utility

Written by Peter Smithson

At one time, promotions on television advertised a new, sexier you if you elected to loserepparttar glasses and pop in a pair of contact lenses. This image has always been demonstrated in Superman comics, television programs and movies.

He's a bit of a geek or too normal a guy, but whenrepparttar 143756 glasses come off - he's Superman. Fortunately,repparttar 143757 image- makers and shakers that relegated eyeglasses torepparttar 143758 awkward,repparttar 143759 nerd gear of decades past has begun to embrace glasses forrepparttar 143760 fashionable, functional necessity they have become.

The differences between glasses and contact lenses are more related to personal issues of comfort than to image. Arguments can be made in support of contacts over eyeglasses.

For example, contact lenses are worn directly overrepparttar 143761 eye allowing natural vision and no distortion as some eyeglass wearers may experience because ofrepparttar 143762 small gap betweenrepparttar 143763 lens ofrepparttar 143764 glasses and your eye.

There is always a constant awareness ofrepparttar 143765 frames as well asrepparttar 143766 reflections offrepparttar 143767 backside ofrepparttar 143768 lens. While most eyeglass wearers become so accustomed as to hardly noticerepparttar 143769 discrepancy, it becomes more pronounced when switching between contacts and glasses.

Glasses can fog up whenrepparttar 143770 temperature changes and they might be a distraction during physical activities, especially sports where you don't want your glasses to be broken. Contacts suffer neither of these. Eyeglasses can be made with tinting lenses that allow them to turn into functional sunglasses, but contact lens wearers can pick any pair of sunglasses they want.

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