Contact lens types
Finding the right contact lenses for your lifestyle
Daily disposable soft lenses
There are a wide variety of disposable lens options available, all of which you wear once and then throw them away. They are suitable for the majority of prescriptions, including those with astigmatism. The great advantage with daily disposable lenses is that you will not require cleaning and disinfecting solutions.
Monthly disposable soft lenses
This is a popular and economical option. You wear your lenses during the day, taking them out at night to clean and disinfect. The latest silicone hydrogel materials allow longer wearing times.
Lenses for astigmatism
A wide variety of contact lenses are now available to correct your vision if you have astigmatism, including daily and monthly disposable options.
These are manufactured from a rigid plastic material that allows oxygen to pass through them to keep your eyes healthy. They are suitable for all prescriptions and are cheaper. They have the added advantage in that they only need changing once a year.
Continuous wear lenses
With the latest developments in contact lens materials, it is now possible to wear contact lenses 24/7, changing the lens every 30 days.
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