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Fresh Lenses, Clear Eyes

Have you ever left your soft contact lenses in for longer than you're supposed to? It's a basic fact that lots of things are a whole lot better when they are fresh. It's no surprise that the same also applies to your contacts. It's a bad idea to leave your lenses in your eyes for longer than you're supposed to. Despite that fact that it might seem okay, if you want your eyes to see their very best, don't ignore the lens timetable given to you by your optometrist. So, if your optician tells you to change them monthly, then change them every month, because they can't withstand extended wear.

You might ask, would it be so bad if I got a few additional days out of them? To better comprehend this, let's talk about protein - and not the kind inside your burger, but the natural protein that is a main component of the tears and eye fluids that gathers over time on the surface of your lenses and creates a mild haze. Foggy vision is only the first symptom.

Eventually these proteins transform and trick your immune system into thinking the formation is something foreign, and this can lead to inflammation in the eye. Which means you won't be seeing your best. External elements like pollen or dust can also build up on the lens, which also makes vision blurry. But even when people take great care of their contacts, as time passes, they'll become less smooth and clear, due to normal wear and tear.

So basically, it's best to stick to the routine your optometrist advises for you. Nobody has the same eyes, so only your optometrist should decide on the correct contact lens replacement routine for you. When you replace your contact lenses when you're told to, you will never even see the difference that is so obvious when you overwear them.


Our office will be opening on Monday, May 18th. We will be following all CDC guidelines as well as those recommended by our National and State Organizations including the KOA and AOA as well as the Governor of Kentucky. We will be adding to our protocol to ensure the safety of our patients and staff. Due to the recommendations, we are following, all patients will need to call from the parking lot when they arrive. We will ask you if you are running a fever, or have symptoms of COVID-19. We may even take your temperature to keep for our records. We will ask that you remain in your car until we notify you to come to our office.

All patients entering the building must wear a mask or face covering.

We ask for your patience over the next few months as we work to get our patients rescheduled that had to be canceled during the closure. We will not be working at full capacity for some time and realize this will most likely cause delays in getting people rescheduled. We will also not be taking walk-in patients and ask that you please call if you need to be seen to set up an appointment. Please know that we are doing everything we can to take care of our patients during these difficult times.

You now can order contacts from the convenience of your home on our website by clicking here.
If you do not know your current prescription, please email us at or call us at 859-271-6194.
If you have insurance you would like to use, you will need to call us and we will be happy to place the order for you and submit it to your insurance.

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you all soon,

Dr. Jason Glenn and Staff