Different Types of Contacts

Posted by: Coastal Eye Associates in Contacts on January 29

Woman putting contact lens in her eye

There are many types of contact lenses, varying in shape, durability, and material. Toric Versus Spherical Lenses Just as glasses lenses will be shaped differently depending on the type of correction your vision needs, contacts are shaped differently too. Spherical contacts are shaped for treating myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), and presbyopia (age-related farsightedness), but this… Read More

Preventative Measures to Protect Your Eyes

Posted by: Coastal Eye Associates in Eye Health on January 17

Red sunglasses

Not every eye condition is preventable, but there are definite steps that can be taken for people to try to avoid sight threatening conditions from occurring in the first place. Know your family history Knowing your family history is the extremely important. Many eye diseases show a direct correlation to your family history, and even… Read More

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