Dr. Cowart Explains the Dangers of Cosmetic Contacts on News4Jax


Dr. Ashley Cowart, board-certified optometrist, sat down with local TV news station News4Jax to discuss the dangers of costume contact lenses and provide safer alternatives. 

Cosmetic contact lenses can change your eye color and they may take your Halloween costume to the next level. But many are unaware of the eye health risks they pose. In fact, costume contacts are illegal if purchased without a prescription. 

Watch the full TV news clip or click the link below to hear from Dr. Cowart and learn about the importance of protecting your eyes from non-prescription contact lenses. 

Read the full story on News4Jax.com.


Changes Coming to Our Nocatee Location – Optical Shop Closure

Dear Patients,

Starting October 1st, 2023, we are discontinuing the sale of eyeglass frames at our Nocatee location. Please note that all other services will continue to be available at this location. Our dedicated team of eye care providers and staff are committed to providing you with the highest level of care for your eye health and ensuring you receive the necessary treatments and examinations.

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