Many people in the United States and around the world rely on eyeglasses to help them see better. Many people do not like the idea of wearing glasses all day every day and instead opt for contact lenses to correct their vision. But, what about those people in the middle of two extremes? What is the best option for people who like wearing their glasses daily, but want the option of wearing contacts occasionally? The answer to that question is easy: soft contact lenses. Keep reading to learn more about this fantastic option that allows you to wear your glasses most of the time, but still allows you to change-it-up when wearing them is too much hassle or you just want a change.
Soft contact lenses are made from flexible plastic that combines with water so oxygen can flow through it and get to the cornea. This type of contact lense is more comfortable than it’s hard counterpart, and also helps to maintain eye health.
Soft lenses are ideal for correcting a wide variety of eye issues, including:
There are many reasons why someone may want to split their time between traditional eyeglasses and contact lenses. Sometimes the reasoning is as simple as wanting to change-up a look every so often. Some other reasons someone might opt for wearing glasses occasionally include attending social events and participating in athletic events.
Soft contact lenses come in several different types to fit the needs of a variety of people. The types of soft lenses from which you can choose include:
Daily disposable benefits have many advantages. Two of the most important are that they are both healthy and convenient. Since daily disposable lenses may only be worn for one day before being thrown out, they are much healthier for your eyes than other types of lenses because there is less opportunity for dirt and bacterial to get built up on them. Further the proteins and lipids that are naturally produced in your tears can build up on contact lenses over time. When you wear daily disposables, there is less time available for that to happen, which makes your lenses more comfortable in your eyes. Additional benefits include:
Daily disposables are perfect for people who travel or are on the road at lot.. Using daily disposable eliminates the need for carrying cumbersome bottles of solution and the other necessary accoutrements for other contact lenses every time you leave the house for an extended period of time.
Just about anyone who needs corrective lenses can wear daily disposables. To know if this choice is the right one for you, consider these guidelines:
It is true that daily disposables cost more than other types of contact lenses. But, the costs of individual brand vary, and it should not be difficult to find something that fits within your price range. In general, a year’s supply of daily disposable lenses will cost about as much as a good pair of eyeglasses. Plus, you will also save money on cleaning solution since it will no longer be necessary. So, that offsets the initial cost.
If you have questions regarding daily disposable contact lenses or to make an appointment to discuss if they are the right choice for you, contact Weston Eyecare today.