For many, contact lenses are the perfect solution for vision correction. Because contact lenses can be placed directly into your eye, they are a great option for people who live an active lifestyle, or simply don’t like the look of glasses on their face. And while contact lenses are very safe for the most part, there are some key things you should know in order to prevent causing serious damage to your eye health. Here are some of the easiest ways to keep your eyes safe while wearing contact lenses.
The human eye is a very sensitive organ. Even a small number of bacteria can impact eye health. So, it is extremely important to keep your contact lenses clean before and after placing them in your eye. If you are unsure on how to do this, here are a few tips:
Those who are new to wearing contact lenses may find themselves faced with a few unique challenges while wearing contact lenses. Whether it’s losing one contact lens or eye irritation, it’s easy to be prepared for some foreseeable problems.
If you’re looking to get new contact lenses or eyeglasses, it makes sense to see how much you can save with a VSP Individual Vision Plan! With flexible pricing and payment options for individuals, couples, and families, VSP vision insurance plans are designed to be affordable and practical. Get a vision insurance quote today.
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“Vision screening” and “eye exam” are quite different and serve different purposes to help you maintain healthy vision throughout your life.
Healthy vision association discounts
Some plans can only be accessed through membership in the Healthy Vision Association (HVA), which helps its members see well and stay healthy.
For $1.50/mo, your membership will give you access to exclusive discount programs* on everyday goods and services including:
Plus, your membership supports vision-related charities too.
*All rebates and special offers are subject to change