Are you contact lens ready?

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Saturday, June 15th, 2013

Contact lenses have proven over the years how useful they are in managing vision problems for countless patients around the world. As a matter of fact, more patients who have gone to the Cornea Consultants of Arizona have switched to wearing contact lenses from the conventional eyeglasses because they are the better looking, more versatile alternative for vision correction. But before you head on out and get yourself a pair, here are some facts about them that may be helpful when choosing the right one for you.

Soft contact lenses are available in three main types namely daily wear, extended wear, and disposable lenses.

Hard contact lenses are the more permanent alternative to soft contact lenses. They are more rigid, but provide a higher degree of correction for most vision difficulties and also reduce the risk of eye infections because they are more “breathable”. The adjustment period for hard contact lenses may take about a week, during which time the patient may feel some level of discomfort as they get accustomed to the appliance. This type of contact lenses require nightly cleaning and disinfecting, but can last for up to three years with proper care.

Nowadays specialized contact lenses are available in the market, including:

To get more information about how to correct your vision using contact lenses, call the Cornea Consultants in Arizona today at 602-258-4321 to schedule your personal appointment.


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