Category: contact lens miami
Contact Lenses Flushed in Toilets Causing Massive Pollution Crisis
A very recent online article by the Daily Mail has reported that more than 780 million used plastic contact lenses in the United Kingdom are being disposed of every single year. 97% of those 780 million are either thrown in the trash or flushed away instead of being recycled. Why should we care? This… Read More
How Contact Lenses May End Up In Our Food: STOP FLUSHING Your Contact Lenses!
As Contact Lens Health week continues here at the Center for Excellence in Eye Care, we wanted to share some very interesting contact lens 411 with our patients! Question 1: Q: How many people in America do you think wake up every day and put contact lenses in their eyes? A: 45 Million people Take… Read More
Lost Contact Lens Stories from OUR office!
Continuing to pay tribute to Contact Lens Health, here are some REAL stories from our office: Good at Numbers (by Frank Spektor, MD) 33 years ago, a patient with very deep-set eyes showed up to our office and complained to me about some mucus discharge coming from his eyes. This patient was a contact lens… Read More
Ever fall asleep in your contact lenses and wonder where they went in the AM?
It’s Contact Lens Health Week and we at The Center for Excellence in Eye Care promised to share this next crazy contact lens story with you last week. If you read our last contact lens blog, we went from a lens being lost for 28 years to 27 contact lenses here. We constantly get the… Read More
Mysteriously lost a contact lens? The truth behind what could have happened.
A recent article published in Australia really made us think we needed to share some information with our patients and our followers about contact lens safety. We get calls and questions about patients who believe contact lenses may be stuck in “backs of their eyes”. None of these stories are meant to frighten you, they… Read More