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Switching from frames is simpler than you think, but take this pro advice before you pop in your first pair.
Trading in glasses for your first contact lenses can be intimidating. Which type is best for teens? Are they hard to care for? Does it hurt to touch your eye? It's completely normal to have a few concerns before making the leap. After all, getting contacts shouldn't be taken lightly and they're even considered a medical device by the FDA. First, you should consider how much of a commitment you're ready to make to wearing them and how they'll fit into your lifestyle.
To prepare yourself for the transition, New York-based eye doctor Susan Resnick, O.D, F.A.A.O., is giving you the 411 on what to expect from the experience. In no time flat, you'll consider yourself a pro!
1) Come to your eye doctor appointment prepared. "Bring your current pair of prescription glasses and it's best not to wear makeup to the visit," suggests Dr. Resnick. That meansRead More »from Ten Things to Know Before You Get Contact Lenses