Contact Lenses

Makeup Tips for Eyeglass and Contact Lens Wearers

If you’re someone who wears eyeglasses and contacts, and you love to wear makeup this post is for you! I am going to share all of my tips and tricks with you to make the most of your makeup routine and enhance your features while using contact lenses and glasses. Here we go! Hygiene Tips…

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Sustainability is So Hot Right Now: Recycling Frames and Contacts Packaging

Hating on plastic is so hot right now. But aside from sustainability being on trend, there actually is a reason why scientists and governments worldwide are finally starting to make moves in eradicating plastic from our daily lives. You’ve likely heard the seriously scary statistics about plastic – how approximately 8 million metric tonnes of…

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Hello End of Year Promotions!

With the end of the year creeping up on us it’s time to finish our to-do’s from 2018. Have you been meaning to change your glasses or pick up a pair of sunglasses for your holiday travels?  We have a pretty awesome end of the year promo that will help check off your final to-dos when it comes to eyewear! …

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Kanye & Contacts Love Lockdown

It’s finally October! Have you been waiting all year to wear that sparkly jacket then realized, I don’t have blue contacts for my Kanye costume??  Well, look no further because we are here to help you make sure you follow the correct steps to achieve that fierce look.     Step 1:  Plan ahead.  Costume and…

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Scleral Contact Lenses: The Basics

Here at Merivale Vision Care, we pride ourselves on providing our patients with the best vision possible. We offer many speciality vision solutions. Certain people will benefit from aids such as magnifiers, while others require personalized glasses solutions such as prisms. In some cases, speciality contact lenses, such as scleral contacts, will be the solution.…

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Eye Makeup and Beyond

In the world of social media, we now have access to loads of makeup tutorials. As fun as it is to experiment with makeup, have you ever thought about when should you dispose of your old makeup? Read on to find out more!    Mascara  You should dispose of your mascara at least every 2 months. After many uses the mascara will dry…

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An alternative to glasses after 40: multifocal contacts

Have you been wearing contact lenses for years? Maybe you’ve recently started having some difficulty reading with your usual contacts on? Have you stopped wearing contacts all together because of this? If you answered yes to these questions; you’re not alone. Most of you will know about progressive glasses, with lenses that have a gradient…

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