Can Contact Lenses Protect Your Eyes Against UV Radiation?

People usually wear sunglasses to protect their eyes from the harmful effect of the sun. However, most sunglasses allow peripheral ultraviolet radiation to get into the eyes from above, below and the side. What many are unaware of is that some contact lenses absorb UV from all directions.

Glaucoma Management: Improved Methods Are on the Horizon

Glaucoma is a group of diseases that result in damaged optic nerves, which may ultimately lead to blindness. According to recent reports, there are improved glaucoma management methods on the horizon. Local eye doctor Northview Eye Care shares an overview of the present and possible future of glaucoma management.

20/20 Vision: What Does It Really Mean?

People equate the phrase “20/20 vision” to perfect eyesight, unaided by eyeglasses or contact lenses. But have you ever wondered what the number 20/20 stands for? Your local eye specialists at Northview Eye Care shares the answer.

What Causes Eye Redness?

Eye redness is a result of irritations or infections that trigger the dilation of blood vessels in the sclera or the white part of the eyes. It may be a common problem, but it can also be a sign of a more serious condition. Read on as your trusted eye doctor from Northview Eye Care […]

Healthy Contact Lens Habits for Healthy Eyes

August 19th through 23rd is Contact Lens Health Week. It was organized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to promote healthy habits among people who wear contact lenses to reduce the likelihood of eye infections. It all starts with proper lens care and maintenance, and that involves cleaning, storing and replacing them […]