Recent Lens Articles

A Drug Dispensing Contact Lens

Eyenovations, a startup company in Cambridge, has developed a contact lens that can deliver drugs to the eye for several weeks or more. The current method of using eyedrops to deliver drugs to the eye may be simple but if they need to be taken several times a day it can become tedious for the […]

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Fourth Consecutive Years AC Lens Named to Internet Retailer Top 500 Guide

Dr. Peter Clarkson, CEO of AC Lens credits the success in 2008 to award winning customer service and great prices. AC Lens has climbed the Top 500 Guide every year since 2006 and are currently ranked No. 306. The Top 500 Guide is a ranking and analysis of e-retailers financial, operational and performance data of […]

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Contact Lenses and Children

Contact lenses can be successfully fitted to children and young people from an early age.  For medical reasons, this could be as early as 2 or 3 years old.  There is no need to wait until the eyes stop changing and there is good sense in letting children get used to contact lenses soon after […]

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Houston Researchers Create Custom Contact Lenses

University of Houston’s College of Optometry Researchers say they have created custom-made contact lenses for people with higher-order aberrated vision. Higher-order aberration vision is a distortion acquired by a wavefront of light when it passes through an eye with irregularities of its refractive components (aqueous humor, crystalline lens, tear film, cornea, and vitreous humor). While […]

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Caring For Your Halloween Costume Contact Lenses

Similar to regular contact lenses, Halloween contact lenses are prescribed. The difference between the two is style. As many know, regular contact lenses are used to assist those with a vision problem; where as, Halloween contact lenses are prescribed but are primarily used for fun. Halloween contact lenses can be multicolored, a unique solid color […]

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