Contact lenses are a safe and popular choice for vision correction. Whether you just found out that you need vision correction or you’ve been wearing glasses for several years, switching to contacts can be an easy, painless choice.
Understanding the basics about contact lenses allows you to consult with your eye care provider and make the choice that is best for your lifestyle.
There are a lot of variables to consider when choosing contact lenses. Think about your typical routine and consult with your eye care provider to find the perfect contact lenses for your lifestyle.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I wear contact lenses?
Most people are able to wear contact lenses safely and comfortably. There are contact lenses that correct for nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, and other vision problems. An optometry exam can determine what lenses are appropriate for you.
Are contact lenses safe for my eyes?
What is the difference between hard and soft contact lenses?
How often should I change my contact lenses?
Is it possible to lose a contact behind my eye?
No. If you rub your eyes or swim underwater with contacts, it is possible to dislodge your contacts. Usually, they can be found under your upper eyelid and removed without difficulty.
How long does it take to adjust to wearing contacts?
If you’re not used to wearing contacts, you may notice them or feel slight discomfort for a day or two. As you become accustomed to the contact lenses, you will no longer even notice that they’re there.
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