See Clearly Without Resorting to Glasses Through Your Contact Lenses

Contact lenses can give you clear and bright vision without glasses or surgery. Many people are hesitant to wear contact lenses because they think that they are difficult to put in, take out and to take care of, but with new innovations, contacts are now easier and more comfortable to wear than ever.

Contact lenses are available in many different types of prescriptions and eye needs. You can even use contact lenses to change the color and appearance of your eyes. If you are interested in trying out contact lenses, you should make an appointment with your optometrist to have your eyes tested. Your optometrist will ensure that your eyes are suitable for wearing contacts and will give you a prescription. Keep reading to learn more about contact lenses.

Contact Lenses

Contact lenses are a thin lens that you place directly on your eye. The contact lens stays put on the surface of the eye allowing for vision correction or a change in appearance. There are many different types of contact lenses available to meet a variety of eye care prescriptions and needs. Contact lenses come in many different variations including multifocal and monovision. Contact lenses can be worn to correct astigmatism, myopia, and hyperopia. If you are a candidate for contact lenses, you have a lot of choices available to you. Contact lenses are available in daily wears, soft lenses, extended wear and more. Contact lenses should be handled carefully. Make sure to always wash your hands before and after inserting or taking out your contact lenses. You should also use contact solution to clean your contacts and extend how long that they will last. Contacts are available at many optometrist clinics, department stores and online. A few of the most popular contact lens retailers include Costco, Walgreens, Walmart, Vision Direct, and 1-800-Contacts.

Colored Contacts

Colored contact lenses allow you to easily and instantly change the color of your eyes. It doesn’t matter what color your eyes naturally are, you can easily change them with color contacts. There are many different types of color contacts available including ones that will subtly enhance your eye’s natural color and ones that will change their color completely. Colored contacts can be worn without prescription lenses or in prescription lenses as well. There are many colored contacts available that also feature special effects such as rings around the iris, opaque tints, enhancement tints and much more. Colored contacts need to be handled safely with clean hands. It is also important to store them appropriately to prevent damage and bacteria. You should also make sure that you clean and disinfect your contacts regularly to avoid infections and contamination. Colored contact lenses allow you to easily change your eye color temporarily.

Artificial Tears

Many people may find contacts to irritate their eyes and cause their eyes to feel dry and scratchy. Luckily there are many products on the market that can help to relieve the dryness and discomfort. Artificial tears are a popular way to relieve occasional dryness that eyes can feel. It is important to not use just an over-the-counter eye drops, especially if you wear contact lenses because they may be incompatible and cause issues. Not all artificial tears and eye drops are created equal and some focus more on treating the appearance of the eyes such as redness, rather than the discomfort and dryness. It is also important to keep in mind that not all artificial tears are compatible with contact lenses. If you use the wrong type of artificial tears your contacts may become ruined. It is important to speak with your optometrist to find the right type of artificial tears to treat your eye dryness and discomfort.

Contact lenses are a great and easy way to improve your vision or change your look. If you are interested in getting contacts make an appointment with your optometrist to get your eyes tested and determine if you are a candidate for contact lenses.

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