What are Contact Lenses?
Contact lenses are small lenses worn directly on the eye to provide effective vision correction. For those that currently need and wear eyeglasses full-time to see clearly, contact lenses may be an exciting alternative. Although eyeglasses are practical and comfortable (for the most part), they can get in the way and always carry the risk of getting damaged. Contact lenses provide the same clarity with added freedom and flexibility for the wearer.
There are many different types of contact lenses, including:
You will be prescribed a particular type of contact lens during your exam based on your health and lifestyle. The type of lens may also fall into a daily or extended wear category, which dictates how long you should wear your contacts.