Over 30 million Americans wear contact lenses, according to the American Optometric Association. Unlike glasses, contact lenses move with your eyes so you can enjoy a larger field of vision with fewer distortions. You also don’t have to deal with frames hovering in your peripheral vision or external lenses that fog up on cold days or get wet in the rain.
There are many different kinds of contacts, including rigid and flexible, extended wear, disposable, and planned replacement lenses. Some can be made as bifocals or in different colors. After a thorough eye exam and consultation with the doctor, patients who qualify for contact lenses can discuss which type is right for them. All contact lenses require special care and cleaning. You’ll need to make regular follow-up visits to ensure your eyes remain healthy.
- Soft Contact Lens: Provides increase comfort and the convenience of being a disposable lens
- Rigid Gas Permeable (Hard) Contact Lens: Provides optimal vision, but may not be as comfortable as soft
- Hybrid Contact Lens: Incorporates both a soft and hard contact lens. Optimal vision is achieved with a center hard lens and increased comfort with a soft skirt/periphery. Keratoconic patients particularly benefit from this lens
- Scleral Contact Lens: larger rigid gas permeable lenses for more complex corneal conditions such as keratoconus, corneal ectasia, post surgical complications, and dry eyes
- Orthokeratology: use of rigid gas permeable lenses to reshape the cornea to reduce reliance on glasses and contact lenses. This is a non surgical alternative to refractive surgery in select patients.
- Bifocal Contact Lenses
We offer the following contact lens