Tag Archives: Contact Lenses

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 …

The “Stigma” about Astigmatism

Posted ago by Dr. Robert Salchak

Many patients have “stigmatism”, but don’t really know what it means. Most people have heard of nearsightedness (myopia) and farsightedness (hyperopia), and generally know what they mean. But when it comes to astigmatism, they are either clueless or misinformed. The …

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. …

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 …

Contact Lenses

Posted ago by Admin

We fit many different types and brands of lenses.  Most are disposable, although there are some specialty non throw away lenses that we fit.  Generally, disposable lenses are safer and more comfortable for patients when they follow the directions for …

Services

Posted ago by Admin

Colony Eye Care Center offers comprehensive vision care using the latest technology.  We use the optomap digital retinal imaging device and the Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) for the detection and treatment of optic nerve and retinal disease,  We are proud …