Category Archives: Contact Lenses

More Than an Eye Exam……150 Point Inspection

Posted ago by Dr. Robert Salchak

Our eyes are very much like a car.  We relay on both to get around.  So, why is it that we don’t think anything about getting our cars inspected yearly (maybe because there’s a law requiring it) but we don’t …

Contact Lenses and Presbyopia

Posted ago by Dr. Robert Salchak

Presbyopia, the loss of near focusing, first occurs between the ages of 35 to 45.  Early symptoms of presbyopia appear as the need to push your reading material further away from you to obtain clear vision.  Presbyopia is a natural …

Corneal Refractive Therapy (CRT)

Posted ago by Dr. Robert Salchak

Technology today has offered many different options for correcting our vision. Some are permanent, like lasik for example, and others are temporary solutions to our vision problems. For a number of years, there has been a concept known as orthokeratology. …

Keratoconus and Irregular Astigmatism

Posted ago by Dr. Robert Salchak

The cornea is the clear front surface of the eye for which we fit a contact lens.  The curve, or shape of the cornea, also has some affect on the refractive error of an eye.  When we talk about refractive …

Forget the “No-Rub”

Posted ago by Dr. Robert Salchak

In December 2010, Bausch and Lomb announced that they would be removing the term “No Rub” from their packaging for ReNu Multipurpose contact lens solution.  This decision was supported by data that shows 92% of eye care professionals prescribe rubbing …