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How Long Should I Wear My Contacts?

Please note that the below information is intended to be observed as guidelines, and is not intended to be a substitute for informed medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your eye doctor with any questions you may have regarding contact lens wear or a medical condition. If you’re one of the

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An Important Message about COVID-19

We understand these are difficult times.  Information about COVID-19 is changing on a regular basis as federal and state officials make recommendations or requirements.  The majority of our patient population falls under the higher risk category, so we want to be vigilant in keeping them safe.  We have implemented many changes to decrease the risk

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Summer Eye Safety

Summer is in full swing – and that means enjoying sun-soaked days filled with swimming, the beach, sports and other outdoor activities. Summer fun and festivities can put inconvenient demands on your eyes – especially if you wear eyeglasses or contact lenses. It is important to keep eye safety in mind during the summer months.

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Is It Safe to Wear Contact Lenses Every Day?

For patients who are new to contact lens wear, it can be difficult to know how to safely wear their lenses. How long you can safely wear your contact lenses depends on the type of contact lenses you have been prescribed. Soft lenses are the most popular type of contact lenses worn in the U.S.

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What Are Some Signs That You Might Need an Eye Exam?

Many patients in Medford put off getting their eyes examined regularly and wait until they notice a problem before scheduling an appointment with one of our doctors. Below are several signs that it may be time to schedule your next eye exam at Medical Eye Center: Frequent Headaches – A routine eye exam can uncover

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Dos and Don’ts of Eye Care

Caring for your eyes doesn’t have to be complicated. Surprisingly, many patients are unsure of how to properly take care of their eyes to ensure long-term protection and good vision. Here are just some of the basic dos and don’ts to optimally care for your eyes: Dos for Your Eyes Eat a Healthy Diet –

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Can I Drive After an Eye Exam?

Many patients wonder if they can drive following their eye exam in Medford. A complete eye examination at Medical Eye Center includes dilation of the pupils. This allows your doctor to carefully examine the health of the entire eye, including the back of the eye which includes the optic nerve, macula and retina. Dilation is

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Is Dry Eye Permanent?

If you suffer from dry eye, then you are most likely familiar with the uncomfortable symptoms of burning, itching, and grittiness. It is a fact that dry eyes are no fun. If you have dry eyes, even chronic dry eye, your condition doesn’t have to be permanent. Fortunately, there are several treatment options available. Treatments

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