Kiddos, spring has sprung!
We’re in the final quarter of optometry school, little ones. And as Commencement approaches, it’s time to learn about contact lenses. These are my last credit hours before the wings are clipped and I fall out of the tree.
First, there is an art to the contact lens.
Yes, it may appear to be a small cast-molded or lathe-cut piece of plastic to every John and Jane on the street–but if you look more closely, between those silicone and hydrogel moieties, it really is magic.
Imagine a life where you had to wear your dorky glasses everyday.
How on earth could 75 percent of romantic comedies gain traction if the tragic ugly duckling didn’t dispose of her gawky frames and wear contacts in order to warrant the attention of the loveable, albeit shallow, leading man?
(And you thought optometry was just about helping people see.)
Anyway, that’s neither here nor there.
Let’s get into the thick of things. (Or for the more technical amongst you, the Dk/t of things.) See what I did there? Don’t lie, you laughed.
Below are some tips and tricks I’ve amassed thus far. As always, it’s advisable to take these with a large grain of salt.Read More