Are Cosmetic Contacts Safe?

Are Cosmetic Contacts Safe?

Halloween is a popular time for people to consider experimenting with special effect contact lenses. While they may add to your costume, the risks associated with over the counter contact lenses are significant. Contacts are medical devices.  All contact lenses should...
EnChroma Enhances Lives

EnChroma Enhances Lives

We are always pleased when we can help someone improve how they see the world! We had an opportunity to add a bit of color to one patient’s world. There is no cure for colorblindness, but Wyomissing Optometric Center offers EnChroma prescription spectacle lenses...
Eye Floaters

Eye Floaters

Eye floaters are often described as tiny black or gray stingy spots that seem to move quickly as you try to look at them.  Eye floaters can be a normal part of the aging process. Before we explore floaters in more detail, It is important to note if you notice a sudden...
Will The Solar Eclipse Fry Your Eyes And Your Camera?

Will The Solar Eclipse Fry Your Eyes And Your Camera?

Will the solar eclipse fry your eyes and your smart phone? YES!  This is a once in a lifetime event for most people. Everyone in the United States will experience the solar eclipse. We are encouraging you to proceed with caution and safety. Protect your eyes, your...
DIY Solar Eclipse Viewer

DIY Solar Eclipse Viewer

Are you scrambling to find solar eclipse glasses? Well, most places are sold out. So, it is tempting to think you’ll just use your sunglasses or your bare eyes to sneak a quick peek.  Don’t do it!!! Viewing the sun can cause severe damage to your eyes. If...
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