Whenever you visit the optometrist for an appointment, chances are you'll come across the word "myopia", especially if you require some form of corrective vision. It's nothing to freak out about but it is important to know what it is.
When ordering your prescription lenses, you will often be asked what thickness you would prefer them to be. It can be a little complicated, so here's a quick breakdown of what the heck things like the refractive index are.
It's easy to get complacent about contact lenses and understandably so – sometimes you may forget you even have them in! However, as comfortable as they may be, it's important to keep a few things in mind when wearing them.