There are many different types of contact lenses out there, and your specific eyes and eye conditions will likely determine the contact lenses you wear. There are soft contact lenses and hard contact lenses, but there are also some important differences between daily wear contact lenses and daily disposable contact lenses. Some people… Continue reading Are Daily Disposable Contact Lenses Same With Daily Contact Lenses?
Contact lenses are generally considered safe to wear provided you practise hygiene & handle them with meticulous care. They are a preferred mode of vision correction for millions of people around the globe. However, one wrong move with contact lenses mean severe infections, blurred vision, intolerable pain corneal scarring & even things as scary as… Continue reading 3 Horrible Practices you must AVOID with Contact Lenses
It can’t be stressed over enough how injurious it is to sleep in your contact lenses. However, with the advanced technology there are a few brands that allow you to sleep in your contact lenses. Fortunately, to your surprise they are FDA approved. Air Optix Day & Night are monthly disposable lenses that are meant… Continue reading Can I Sleep in Extended Wear Contact Lenses?
Disposable soft contact lenses are available in 2 types that are extended wear and daily wear. Both of the types aim at improving visual acuity where the former can be left in eyes while you sleep and the latter have to be removed every night. However; patients with sensitive eyes, prone to catching eye allergies… Continue reading What are Extended Wear & Daily Wear Contact Lenses?
Contact lenses are available in soft and GP material where the former is more comfortable than the latter. Conversely; GP contacts are more reliable, durable & are known to reduce the risk of infections. Soft contact lenses took over RGP lenses due to the convenience & comfort they have to offer. Since GP lenses need… Continue reading How Soft Contact Lenses are Better than GP Contacts?
Circle lenses come in different replacement schedules that are meant to meet varying needs of users depending on their life style, type of physical activities & special requirements. However, all types of circle lenses unless mention “extended wear” need to be removed at night or prior to falling asleep. Extended wear circle lenses are the… Continue reading What are Extended Wear Circle Lenses?
Contacts that are made up of silicone hydrogel material are usually safe to be called extended wear contact lenses. Silicone hydrogel contact lenses are used in Orthokeratology treatment, where these lenses are left in eyes while you sleep to reshape the cornea. This helps you achieving crisp & sharply improved vision the morning after. Not… Continue reading What are Extended Wear Contact Lenses?