Yes, you read the title correctly. You too can live a life free of readers!
Multifocal contact lenses provide the ability to see clearly far away and up close. Whether you need to drive your kids to school, commute to work, or read a menu at a restaurant, multifocal contact lenses can help you to live a life without needing to carry around an extra pair of glasses.
Daily disposable contact lenses are the healthiest type of contacts for your eyes. If you've had to stop wearing contacts due to dryness and discomfort, daily disposable multifocal contact lenses may be for you. How do you know if you suffer from Dry Eye Disease and would benefit from daily disposable contact lenses?
If you experience any of the following symptoms, you may suffer from Dry Eye Disease:
- Fluctuating vision throughout the day
- Burning sensation in the eyes
- Gritty sensation in the eyes
- Irritated and red eyes
- Itchy eyes
- Watery eyes
- Difficulty opening eyes upon awakening
- Eyes feel tired or sore at the end of the day
The primary prescription eye drops available to treat Dry Eye Disease include:
- Xiidra by Shire - Launched in August 2016. Learn more about Dry Eyes at My Eye Love.
- Restasis by Allergan - Launched in 2003. Learn more at My Dry Eyes.
Other forms of Dry Eye Therapy such as warm compresses, blinking exercises, lid hygiene, nutritional supplements, etc. will help to supplement the prescription eye drops. To learn more about what can be done to treat your dry eyes, see your eye care professional or give us a call (713) 838-2020 to schedule your Dry Eye Evaluation today!
If you are ready to say goodbye to your readers or would like to be able to wear contact lenses again, give us a call today (713) 838-2020 or use the side bar to complete an online appointment request to schedule an appointment with our doctors.