Contact lenses are not the same glass shards you dread to put on your eyes anymore. They have become more versatile and softer, and even have become a fashion choice. However, it is better to see them as a solution to vision problems, rather than a fashion statement.
This article briefly discusses all the important facts that you should know about wearing contact lenses to correct your vision.
Contact lenses are divided into three categories. Each category serves a different need and contains different subtypes of lenses.
An eye doctor in Tampa would most likely prescribe you a soft contact lens. They are soft on the eyes and cause minimal irritation. They’re recommended for vision issues, including blurred vision, farsightedness, short-sightedness, and nearsightedness, and come in two types:
Rigid gas permeable lenses are great if you’re looking for a softer option than the soft lens. They are more durable than a soft contact lens, and instead of sticking on the cornea, they float over it – giving your eyes more breathing room. You can wear them regularly and put them off at night. Or, you can choose the 30-day lens and put them on for a month straight.
That said, your eyes might take some time to adjust to this lens.
These are contact lenses that are custom-designed based on your eye issues:
However, before we choose a contact lens for you, we first have to surmise whether your eyes are fit to handle contact lenses.
The goal of this examination is to learn whether contact lenses are suitable for your eyes. There should be a smooth surface for the lenses to rest on – that is why an eye examination is crucial.
Once the examination is complete, we will determine how much correction you need. We will then move on to taking your eye measurements before getting you fitted with the contact lens that you need.
Here are the five tips we give anyone putting in a contact lens for the first time.
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