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The Benefits & Drawbacks to Contact Lenses Welcome back for the second half of our series on the pros and cons of eyeglasses and contact lenses. Today, we break down the good things and not-so-good things about wearing contact lenses.

The Pros of Contact Lenses You don’t have to worry about fogged lenses, which often plague glasses wearers when the climate changes. As a matter of aesthetic preference, some prefer the natural look of wearing contact lenses over eyewear. Contact lenses are less cumbersome for those that play sports. The Cons of Contact Lenses Contacts require a daily commitment of cleaning and care to avoid bacterial infections.  While daily contact lenses reduce the need for regular care, they can be a more costly option.  Contact lenses are more likely to increase your risk of dry, irritated eyes.  Unlike eyewear, contact lenses can be difficult for some wearers to insert or remove.  So, what’s your opinion? Do you think glasses or contact lenses are the better option? We’d …
The Benefits & Drawbacks to Glasses Today we’re kicking off a two-part series on the pros and cons of both glasses and contact lenses. There are pluses and minuses to both, but today we'll be focusing solely on glasses. 

The Pros of Glasses: Depending on the glasses you purchase, they can be more affordable as they may not need to be replaced as often. Glasses have made a great comeback in recent years as a fun, stylish accessory. New, trendy frame styles abound. With glasses, you avoid an increased risk of dry eye or eye infections. The Cons of Glasses:
Glasses do have the dreaded “fogging” issue—this can be worse depending on the area you live in, especially colder climates. Peripheral vision may be an issue, as glasses sit further away from your eyes. While maintenance is easier, a scratched lens or unadjusted frame can make wearing glasses uncomfortable.