Optometry And Contact Lens

Introduction

Contact lenses enhances the vision of the the wearer by reducing spectacle aberrations and increasing the visual field, thus giving a natural vision

Soft contact lenses

Standard Contact Lenses : These lenses are available as spherical lenses and toric lenses which can be used everyday for about 8 hours and should be replaced every year.

Disposable Contact Lenses : These latest generation lenses are available as spherical and toric contact lenses which can be disposed as either quarterly, monthly, fortnightly, weekly or on a daily basis.

Cosmetic Contact lenses : As the name suggests, these lenses are worn to enhance cosmetic appearance by changing the eye color.

Bifocal Contact lenses : These lenses correct presbyopia by correcting both distance vision and near vision by a single pair of contact lenses.

Semi Soft Contact lenses : When a person is intolerent to soft contact lenses due to allergy or under correction of high astigmatism, he will be adviced to wear semi soft contact lenses.