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Eye Health - AC Lens

Eye health, eye care tips, vision information and more.

Astigmatism Correction with Toric Contact Lenses

Toric contact lenses are quickly gaining in popularity with people who have astigmatism. While popularity continues to grow, recent studies show 4 in 10 astigmatics are unaware they can wear contact l...

Bifocal Contact Lenses and Presbyopia Information

Presbyopia comes from the Greek word "presbys" meaning older man or elder with the latin root, opia, meaning eye. It is a condition, normally noticed around 40 years of age, when the eye begins to los...

Caring For Contact Lenses

Caring for contact lenses is critically important for your overall eye health, as well as protecting your contacts themselves. Improper care of your contacts can lead to eye infections, eye discom...

Eye and Vision Glossary

Not everyone has a dictionary handy for tricky eye care words and terms. See below for popular terms and definitions used by both vision professionals, as well as . Lens Measuring & Prescription T...

Why Do My Contacts Get Cloudy?

Cloudy contact lenses can be caused by several different factors. If a contact lens is supposed to correct your vision, having lenses become blurry defeats the purpose of wearing them in the first pla...

How Your Eyes Work - Anatomy Of The Eye

The human eye is one of nature's most complex and advanced structures outside the brain itself. It has been estimated that one half of the brain's power is devoted to processing vision, which makes ...

Reading Glasses Strength Test

Most individuals who are near the age of 40 will experience presbyopia, which results in a decreased ability to focus on close range objects. Luckily, reading glasses are a cheap and effective solutio...

Reading Glasses vs. Prescription Glasses

Many people who have just recently started experiencing vision problems may wonder whether they need prescription glasses or if they can simply wear over-the-counter reading glasses. While there are s...

Pick the Right Eyeglasses for Kids

Purchasing eyeglasses for your child can be quite the daunting task. Not only do your child's glasses need to be comfortable but they also need to be durable enough to withstand outdoor play, weekend ...

Should You Replace Old Eyeglasses

While eyeglasses are a more permanent solution to vision correction than contact lenses, your glasses should still be updated every 1 to 3 years as needed. If you're contemplating purchasing a new pai...

How to Adjust Your Glasses

Bent EyeglassesEveryone who wears eyeglasses ...

How To Make Your Eyes Lighter - Facts and Myths

In the same manner that thousands of individuals want to change their eye color, many people desire the ability to lighten or darken their eyes. While lightening and darkening your eyes is possible, i...

Contact Lenses Stuck In Eye - Facts and Myths

Lens RemoverMany new contact lens wearers worry about getting contact lenses stuck behind their eyes. While len...

How Are Contact Lenses Made?

Contact lenses have made life easier for millions of people worldwide ever since they've been able to be mass produced for public use. With such a widespread adoption of contact lenses, many wonder ho...

Can You Buy Contact Lenses Without A Prescription?

So what happens when one wants to purchase contact lenses, but doesn't have a prescription? Every year, thousands of people ask this question, and many are confused about whether they can or can't buy...

Contact Lenses In Ireland From AC Lens

Buying contact lenses online through is quick and easy no matter where you live. AC Lens offers highly discounted prices on brand name contact lenses such as Acuvue, Dailies, Freshlook, Proclear, Air...