Why Lakes & Rivers Pose Risks To Your Eyes If You Wear Contacts

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It’s summertime in East Tennessee, which has many residents and visitors heading to lakes and rivers to cool off, and there are certainly plenty to choose from. In fact, East Tennessee has been called the Great Lakes of the South, with seven large lakes and many rivers enhancing our region. Water covers more than 220,000 […]

Why Wearing Your Contacts Too Long Is A Big Deal

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True story: A young man came to our office with a raging eye infection. After examining him, the ophthalmologist asked him how long he’d been wearing his contact lens in that eye. The patient said he hadn’t worn contacts in many months, but the doctor showed him that he did indeed have a contact lens […]