Calgary is dry.
In the first months of moving to Alberta, with blurry eyes from dried out contact lenses, I thought, “How am I going survive living out here?”
True, you eventually acclimatize, but having the right tools can help.
Bausch + Lomb’s Biotrue multi-purpose solution claims to keep lenses moist throughout the day with a formula that matches real tears.
Not familiar with the mechanics or chemistry behind contact lens solutions, I thought that all brands do that, but clearly I was wrong.
I put Biotrue to the test on a four-hour flight from Toronto to Calgary (since a plane is one of the driest environments there is) and continued to use the solution in Calgary until I finished the travel-size bottle.
I was pleasantly surprised with the results. For starters, my eyes didn’t sting or feel irritated when I put my lenses in each morning. What’s more impressive is that my eyes were not dry at the end of the day and I didn’t feel like my lenses were stuck to my eyeballs. Normally by 5 p.m. I need to blink hard or yawn to moisten them, or rub my eyelids (and inadvertently smudge my eyeliner). But Biotrue kept my lenses moist and clean—and my eyeliner smudge-free.
WestJetters and Santa make Christmas wishes come true
If you've been good, Santa will find you even if you don't have milk and cookies ready or a chimney for him to climb down.
This year, he got to work early at Toronto Pearson International Airport and John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport, where he paid a virtual visit to passengers waiting to board flights to Calgary, AB.