Monthly Archives: July 2015

No More Air Puff!

July 31st, 2015 (No Comments)

Many patients hate the dreaded “air puff” test during their annual eye exam. A quick and painless technology is now available in our office to test for glaucoma. The Icare tonometer is based on a new technology that does not require an air puff or eyedrops. The measurement is barely noticeable and our patients much prefer it to the […]

Can I Swim with my Contact Lenses?

July 13th, 2015 (2 Comments)

We are often asked this question… Can I Swim with my Contact Lenses? You should avoid swimming in your contact lenses to prevent bacterial infections or other infections due to parasites such as acanthamoeba. Some eye infections, such as acanthamoeba keratitis can cause serious corneal ulcers and even blindness. The FDA recommends never exposing your contact lenses to […]