February 9th, 2010
Our eyes are the most important part of our body and often the least cared as well. However, taking care of the eyes is no rocket science and you will not have to have a bunch of eye care products. In fact, very little effort paired up with moderate resources can ensure a long and healthy life for your eyes. Eating healthy, avoiding sunburn, etc, are some measures you can take to get rid of any existing eye problem as well as ward-off any future eye disorder. The 21st century life style is structured such that people get little time to sleep and have to take the burden of too much work to make a living. As a result, the hectic lifestyle is leading to different kinds of diseases and an enduring ill-health; especially for the eyes. Some of them include:
* Night blindness
* Tunnel vision
* Macular degeneration
* Eye redness
* Dry eyes
Other than these, rate of affecting with eye diseases like Glaucoma, Myopia, Cataract, Presybopia, Astigmatism etc. have increased rapidly in the recent past.
A disease like Blepharitis is the swelling of the eyelids on the edges. It can lead to redness, ulcers, light sensitivity and bleeding. Signs of this disease include loss of eyelashes, itching, burning and irritation in the inner surface of the eye lids.
Once occurred, this disease can be really difficult to cure and the worse thing is that it can come back again if you do not take proper care of your eyes religiously.
January 6th, 2010
Gone are the days when accessorizing meant only to wear stylish clothes and shoes. Stylizing the eyes was a thing of wonder in the past but with passing time, accessories for eyes came in the form of glasses. The things that adorn the eyes are not anymore confined to glasses. The contact lenses or lenzen, has replaced the clumsy glasses with style.
To all intents and purposes, the lenzen is much better a choice than glasses. Everyone, who has an eye problem, is switching to contact lenses just because of the sheer comfort they provide. Especially the young generation is superlatively attracted towards these magical discs that can transform any pair of eyes into the most intriguing seas to sink in.
Teenagers are especially captivated with the looks that a pair of lenzen provides. The lens come in almost all the colors imaginable, with different textures and mixed with other colors. Both style and cure are provided by these discs. The young girls and boys of today can show off their style with colored contacts that can be worn without any eye disease. However, prescription is required in order to buy the lenses. Wearing contact lenses is no doubt fun but you need to abide by a certain care regime.
November 5th, 2009
The longevity of contact lens depends on its proper care. Daily cleaning of lenses are recommended by the eye specialists. Proper care of lenses refers to a lot of steps such as cleaning, rinsing, storing and disinfecting. When exposed to air, a filmy layer of tiny organisms floating in the air builds up on its surface and transparency of lenses get lost. So, for maintenance of contact lens one should follow a proper method and for this purpose different solutions are available in the market.
You can use saline solution for rinsing and storing and should use it with ultraviolet disinfecting system and cleaning device. Enzymatic cleaner is advised to use at least once in a week to remove the layer of protein from the surface of contact lens. It is used in conjunction with saline solution or disinfecting solutions. Don’t forget to rinse the lenses before using the cleaner.
Multipurpose solution is also available in the market. It is better to use this solution as it will perform multi functions. Using it will not require you to use any other solutions. It is recommended to rinse the lenses prior to cleaning.
There are various brands of contact lens available and the different solution has different impact upon them. So in stead of trying out various solutions you are advised to choose the right one that is effective for the contact lens you are using.
October 22nd, 2009
Earlier lens are used by the people who have far sighting problem. But nowadays contact lens is used for the sake of style and fashion. Today’s youth want to look different from the crowd. So they use colored contact lens to look different. They enhance their personality and add zing to their personality. First people use to match their accessory with their clothes but now they have started to match the colored of their eyes with their clothes. They give you a total different look.
Colored contact lens is come in different varieties including hard and soft. The basic difference between a hard and soft lens is that you can use soft lens again but you cannot use the hard lens. Hard lens is disposed after its use.
They are lots of colored lens available in the market. You can get it in different color; different shades etc. Crazy colored contact lens is also available. You can wear crazy colored contact lens in pairs or you can just wear it in your one eye. This will give you a trendy and crazy look. These can range from really striking colors to animal eyes and glow in the dark lenses. There was a time when colored contact lenses were used to be come only in blue, brown, grey, hazel and worn purely to enhance or alter the natural color of the eyes. So select a colored contact lens according to your style and which will add a zing to your personality.
October 8th, 2009
Young kids tend to be more slipshod about everything around them than anybody else. They are the citizens of a different world and their lives do not seem to be in tandem with the general concept of what life means to us. Even health issues do not seem to bother them much. That’s why it becomes difficult to tackle their eye problems and make them take care of their contact lenses. Being a parent, it befalls your duty to take your kid to an eye care specialist and tell the specialist to explain everything to him about his eye problem, how it is to be cured and how to religiously follow the care regime of the eye care products.
Why be so careful about contact lenses? because our eyes have a one of its kind organ named cornea; which is uniquely designed without any veins so that we can see clearly. This precious organ can be contaminated with dust particles and other foreign objects if you don’t take proper care of your contact lens.
Some parents feel hesitant to let their kids put on contacts, but they must come out of the shell and become aware of the developments in medical science that have taken contact lenses to a next level where they are completely suited for any age and provide great vision clarity. Color contacts have even furthered this revolution with lenses that not only cure but also complement the look of your eyes alongside the overall appearance. These lenses also come in various personas or themes that you can don on costume parties or stage performances. And above all, they are absolutely safe to use.
September 17th, 2009
Care is extremely important for contact lenses in order to ensure your eyes’ good health. Most of the time, the care solutions along with instructions and care regime come with the contact lenses itself. But for further safety, you can also get some advice from your eye care practitioner and follow his every word to the letter. However, if you religiously maintain your lens care regime and still experience problems and/or discomfort in the eyes, see the eye doctor immediately.
Common problems that might disturb your eyes include – itching, swelling, redness, pain, blurred vision, burning, etc.
You can get a contact lens almost in any medical store or eye care practitioners’ office and even on the internet. But it is advisable to not put on a pair of lenses until you consult an experienced eye care professional, or ophthalmologist, or optician or optometrist. Thus you will be able to save your eyes from any kind of damage.
September 15th, 2009
Nowadays, almost every person suffers from some kind of eye problems. The most common problem is near or far sightedness. The people who need corrected vision use spectacles or contact lens. But for proper vision contact lens are considered the most then specs. Spectacles remain hanging in the face while contact lens remains invisible. You can wear lens in sports or other physical activities. But specs can’t be worn every time and under every circumstance. Contact lens moves along with the movement of our eyes and thus provides better and clear vision. The lens is not affected by the weather also. They don’t fog up in the winter and doesn’t get splattered by rain water. These are the uses of lens for those who have eye problems.
Some people use colored lens for style statement and look enhancement. These lenses are called “cosmetic lens”. These lenses change the color of individual eyes. This is used to match the color of eyes with the clothes. These lenses are affordable and easy to use and safe for the eyes. But to avoid unnecessary problems one should take advice from the eye specialists.
One should use lens with proper care and safety measures. These are highly infectious so care should be taken for it use.
September 9th, 2009
Why wear contacts? You can put on contacts for many a reason, or for no reason at all. Wearing contacts do not necessarily need a reason or cause. If you like to show off different eye appearances, thousands of colored contact lenses are there in the market to cater to your style needs. Some of them also allow you to sport two eye colors at the same time with bi-colored lenses. Experimenting with your eye color this Halloween? You’ll get countless varieties of horror contact lenses. Wanna add something outrageous to your look for the weekend nigh out? Go for something like mirrored lenses or cat eye lenses. Choices are endless. You can choose your kind of contacts matching with your hair color, your outfit, your complexion, and the theme of the party you are attending.
If you can’t make up your mind about what contact lens will suit you best, pay a visit to the eye care specialist. He/she will find you the right contacts based on your personality, your lifestyle, the regularity of wearing the contacts, and your budget.
If you like to go natural, find colors like hazel, gray, greens, etc. Do not live with the misconception that if you don’t have any sort of eye problem whatsoever, you can get a pair of colored or fancy contact lenses. An eye doctor’s prescription is a must for buying any kind of contact lens.
September 2nd, 2009
Contact lens is a corrective measure to improve the vision. It is placed on the cornea of the eye Now a days , it is widely used all over the word. It is used to correct different problems like refractive error, myopia, hypermetropia etc. etc. People who suffer from color deficiency can use “X–chrom” contact lens. Though using the lens can not root out the problem completely but it enables the colorblind persons to distinguish between two colors. Non-refractive disorder of eye can also be corrected with the use of contact lens.
Though the idea of contact lens was first introduced by noted Italian painter, mathematician and philosopher Leonardo da Vinci but Czech chemist Otto Wichterle is credited with its invention.
Both contact lens and glass serve same purposes but people choose to wear contact lens as it is fancy, lightweight and almost invisible. They also like to wear it to change their appearance. It is widely used in the entertainment industry to make eyes look sensational or to have an appearance of a drunkard.
Contact lens may be of various types. Daily wear contact lens should be removed before taking a nap. But extended wear contact lens with improved oxygen permeability can be used for 30 nights at a stretch but the extended lens wearers are often on high risk of being infected with corneal infections and corneal alcers.
Contact lens should be cleaned regularly. Disposable contact lens does not need any cleaning. But in case of other types of contact lens daily cleaning is advised so that it does not get infected with microorganisms.
July 12th, 2009
Many consider glasses with funky frames suitable for style. But, glasses for vision correction are no no. In case of vision improvement, lenses have long replaced glasses. Handling glasses while traveling in crowded vehicles is a bit difficult. With lenses on the eyes, you can feel at home. Set on the eye balls, soft contactlens does not require you to be alert of push from all around. It is more advantageous to wear soft contact lenses than hard contact lenses.
Designed to improve near and far sightedness, soft contact lens remains soft absorbing water in the eyes. Crafted from plastic hydro gel polymer with 35 – 75% water, these lenses do not make the eyes feel dry. It gives users ease from irritation of the eyes. Keep the shape of the cornea intact by wearing soft lenses overnight. You will wake up with a good vision the next morning to see the things in their own colors. Fitting perfectly on the eye balls, these lenses lessen the possibility of dust particles affecting the eyes. They keep the eyes moist and ensure its corneal health by allowing the steady flow of oxygen.
There are some measures of care for the safety and longevity of contact lenses. They need proper storage and meticulous handling. Some factors regarding how to keep them usable for the eyes need a consideration. Users should follow some instructions before and after using lenses. However, users of soft contact lenses have some relief from these troublesome instructions. Wearing and taking soft contaclenzen off involves fewer difficulties than other lenses. Soft contact lenses are available also in colors. There is nothing to worry about regarding the use of soft lenses for long term.