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October 15, 2021

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Vision Center is a digital guide created for those seeking information about eye health, contacts, glasses, sunglasses, LASIK eye surgery and other optometry needs.

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The Vision Center team spends several hours researching and writing every review page. We scour the internet and base all of our recommendations on:

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Every review is then edited for medical accuracy by our medical reviewer, Dr. Melody Huang, O.D..

Our content team is constantly updating and republishing our review pages as new research, products, and opinions are brought to light. We strive to have the most accurate and up-to-date reviews of optometry products.

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Our goal is to inform our audience and connect them to doctors or products. We accomplish this by providing you with unbiased, factual reviews, regardless of potential profit.

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Best Daily Contact Lenses

Daily disposable contact lenses are "single-use" disposable lenses. They are becoming very popular due to their health benefits and convenience. They reduce your chance of eye infection and are great for people who suffer from dry eye.

This list, reviewed and approved by our medical editor Dr. Melody Huang, O.D., breaks down the best daily contacts for all vision types.

Best Contacts for Dry Eyes

Over 50 percent of contact lens wearers experience dry eye. Sometimes, contacts are even the cause of dry eye symptoms.

Soft contact lenses are a better choice than hard (rigid gas permeable lenses) for those suffering from dry eye. They are made from hydrogel. This lens material contains and holds water while allowing oxygen to reach your eye. Hard contact lens wearers with dry eye may benefit from switching to soft lenses.

This is a list of the best contacts for anyone that experiences dry eyes.

Best Contacts for Astigmatism

Astigmatism is a type of refractive error that affects your vision. It is common for astigmatism to occur with nearsightedness or farsightedness (hyperopia). Glasses, contacts, and surgery are the most common ways to correct it.

If you decide to go with contacts, you'll need special lenses, called "toric" lenses. They have two "powers," one corrects your astigmatism and the other corrects near or farsightedness.

This list will tell you everything you need to know about the best contacts available for those with astigmatism.

Best Blue Light Blocking Glasses

Astigmatism is a type of refractive error that affects your vision. It is common for astigmatism to occur with nearsightedness or farsightedness (hyperopia). Blue light is a significant factor in your circadian rhythm (your body's internal clock). Exposure to blue light via sunlight throughout the day helps synchronize your body's natural processes. Research suggests that a poor circadian rhythm may play a role in disrupted sleep cycles, tumoral diseases, diabetes, obesity, and depression.

This list of blue light blocking glasses will help you find a pair that is comfortable, stylish, affordable, and most importantly, effective at protecting your eyes.

Best Ski Goggles

Skiers and snowboarders alike rely heavily on their goggles.A high-quality pair of goggles will help keep you safe and comfortable whether you're under the sun, in the woods, or cruising at night.

The top goggles on the market will have a quick lens changing system so that you can adjust the lens colors and visible light transmission, but they'll come with a high price tag.

We've included the best ski goggles for those who want top-of-the-line performance, as well as budget options for beginners and people who aren't looking to make a huge investment.

Do Night Driving Glasses Work?

Night driving glasses feature non-prescription yellow lenses. These vary in shade from light yellow to amber.

Some pairs also have an anti-reflective coating. This reduces internal reflections of light from streetlights and oncoming headlights.

But do they actually work? Find out what the research says here.

Styles of Sunglasses

Sunglasses are more than a quintessential fashion accessory. True, they can make your wardrobe more stylish and versatile, but they also provide essential protection for your eyes.

Sunglasses protect against harmful UV rays, dust, and heat. They make driving, walking, and sports safer by reducing glare.

With so many different styles available, many people struggle to find the perfect pair of sunglasses. In this guide, we’ll discuss the different types of sunglasses, which styles will match your face shape, and the different lenses you can choose from.

Gradient Sunglasses

Gradient sunglasses are two-tone sunglasses that are darker on one part and lighter on the other. This is helpful for wearing the glasses both indoors and outdoors.

There are single gradient lenses and double gradient lenses. Learn more about the benefits of gradient sunglasses here.

Polarized vs Non-Polarized Lenses

Usually, light scatters when it bounces off an object’s uneven surface. But if the surface of an object is smooth, the light will vibrate in one direction into your eyes. That strong glare can be painful and even harmful to your eyes.
Polarized sunglasses and non-polarized sunglasses both protect your eyes from harmful light, but they differ in a few key ways.

Learn everything about polarized and non-polarized sunglasses before purchasing your next pair.

Do Gaming Glasses Help?

Gamer glasses are designed for people who play games online and offline. As many gamers and e-sports competitors spend long periods in dark rooms, the blue light from a screen can affect their eyes. When people play games or look at digital screens for extended periods of time, eye protection is necessary.

Learn how to protect your eyes against digital eye strain in this guide.

Best Sunglasses for Men & Women

Finding the perfect pair of shades can seem overwhelming. With so many styles and colors to choose from it can be difficult to find the right fit.

That’s why we’ve compiled a list of our top sunglasses for men and women in 2021. Our picks are based on industry research and customer reviews.

Best Eye Drops for Contact Lenses

Wearing contact lenses for extended periods can cause dry eye. Approximately half of contact lens wearers experience contact lens-related dry eye.

Learn how to protect your eyes against dry eye in this guide.

GlassesUSA Review

GlassesUSA is one of the largest online eyewear retailers in the world. They have a huge catalog of eyeglasses, sunglasses, and contact lenses from budget to name brands.

In this guide we’ll talk about the pros & cons of GlassesUSA.com, along with any other essential information.

Michael Bayba earned his B.A. in English and Linguistics from the University at Buffalo. Upon graduating, he began researching, writing, and editing full-time. His passion for promoting health and healing in communities around the world has led him to create evidence-based and research-backed content on vision and other health topics. His mission is to help individuals find quality and affordable treatment so they can live a healthy life.
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Author: Michael Bayba  | UPDATED October 15, 2021
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