Contact lenses are modern alternatives to provide optimum vision clarity. They are thin, transparent curved plastic discs designed by eye experts to be placed on the tear film that covers the surface of the eye. The contact lens is naturally clear and touted as a safe and comfortable option to correct visual defects. Yes, this innovative medical device stays in place by sticking to the layer of tear fluid that coats the surface of the eye and by eyelid pressure.
You eye doctor will ask general questions about your lifestyle and preferences regarding contact lenses.An eye and contact lens examination is done to determine if your eyes are healthy and if you are suitable for lens wear. Your doctor will also take measurements of your eyes to choose contact lenses that are of a proper size to fit well and look best on your eyes. A free trail pair of lenses are provided to see how you do wearing them. Usually, it takes two or three follow-up visits to complete a perfect contact lens fitting.
You may need contact lenses if you suffer from
- Farsightedness or
You are eligible to wear contact lenses if
- You are free from infections of the eyelids or conjunctiva
- You are free from active systemic infections or colds
- Have the ability to handle and care for the lenses properly
- You have the commitment to stay motivated with realistic expectations of what can be achieved with contact lenses
The Risks Involved
Wearing contact lenses can put you at risk of eyeirritation, infection, corneal ulcers or pink eye.
Contact lenses are convenient options for people with an active lifestyle. They are specially designed to guarantee stability, visual acuity and a precise fit. Yes, contact lenses are indeed a healthy, comfortable, convenient and predictable vision correction option.
Contact lenses provide a clearer vision, whilst enhancing your appearance.You can also pursue an active lifestyle without the inconvenience of prescriptionglasses. Yes, it’s time you discover the freedom that contact lenses could give you!