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Q: Are the more expensive brands of contacts for dry eyes (e.g.,  Acuvue Oasys® vs. Sofmed®) really any better (or different) than the cheaper ones? Answer: The sale price alone does not necessarily determine...

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Question:  My son has allergies really bad during the spring and summer. His eyes are usually puffy or swollen. What would you recommend for that? Answer: Ocular allergies and their associated symptoms can be...

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Question: “Dr. Kim – I don’t drive that much – only when I have to and recently I noticed I cannot drive at night with my contacts on, because there is a glare. I...

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Question:  Why shouldn’t I wear someone else’s glasses if I can see clearly out of them? Answer: Eyeglasses prescription is highly individualized and unique, although in some rare instances, one’s prescription can identically match...

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Who owns my prescription – me or my doctor? Answer: The doctor. Prescription of eyeglasses or contact lenses is considered a part of patient’s medical record. The ownership of medical records is addressed in...