Choosing the Right Contact Lenses for Your Eye Care Needs

Technological advancements have opened up a new world of vision correction for many people who were told they couldn't wear contact lenses. Nowadays, lens manufacturers use a variety of materials to accommodate all kinds of vision correction and eyes.

Bifocals

Yes, there are contact lenses that correct presbyobia, difficulty seeing both up-close and far away. A variety of techniques allows the lens to correct both near and far vision. You may need to experiment with the different kinds before finding a bifocal contact lens that will work for you.

Astigmatism

If you think you couldn't wear contact lenses because of your astigmatism, you may be surprised at the contact lens options available to those with astigmatism. In the past, toric lenses were available only as Rigid Gas Permeable (RGP) lenses. Now, toric lenses are also available as soft contact lenses and can even come in disposable, frequent replacement and colored varieties.

Extended Wear

New technology allows people to wear contact lenses longer than ever. Some contact lens products can be safely used for 30 days straight, including sleep time! These are ideal for those who like the freedom of contact lenses without the hassle of the care.

Eye care professionals stay abreast of changes and updates in contact lenses and will work with you to determine the best option for your vision correction and lifestyle needs.

Source: All About Vision

 

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