What are Contact Lenses?
Contact lenses are transparent, light weight medical implant which sits directly on central black part of your eye and corrects the refractive error just like your spectacles.
What are the Types of Contact Lenses?
Gas permeable lenses (RGP)
astigmatism as they offer a more rigid fitted lens irregularity in the shape of cornea
Soft lens wearers who don’t find their vision is sharp enough
Soft contact lenses
Use to correct refractive error- myopic, astigmatism
Extended wear CL
Daily disposable lenses
Toric contact lenses
Multifocal contact lenses
Cosmetic contact lenses
Scleral/ mini scleral contact lenses
used to correct vision in a number of conditions such as keratoconus, post-refractive surgery corneal issues, ocular surface disease, dry eye, and even normal refractive errors.
Therapeutic contact lenses
help treat or manage diseases of the cornea or patch one eye (treat double vision).
Contact Lens Users Beware!
Patience and motivation during the initial adjustment period to contact lens wear.
Adhering to contact lens guidelines for wear, disinfecting and cleaning
Do not use the CLs for more than the specified disposal schedule
Special care while working in dusty environment.
Seek medical help in case of recurrent dryness, itching or redness