Eye glasses are now substituted with contact lenses. The various features of the lenses attract most teens and adults towards it. Lenses perform the same task as the eye glasses. People suffering form any kind of eye problem such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism and bifocal, receive the solution from these lenses. They are available in different types to solve the issues.
Contact lenses have quite a few characteristics that define them in particular groups such as
• The material of the contact lens – gas permeable, also known as GP or RGP and soft lenses.
• Wearing schedule of the lenses. FDA or Food and Drugs Administration have approved few lenses for daily wear and others for extended wear.
• Replacement schedule of the contacts. The disposable contacts are very popular and are disposed after a day’s wear or after a week or two or after a month or after 6 months. These lenses are very safe for having a healthy eye.
The contact lenses are even available in different colors like green, blue and grey or brown. A special effect contact lens is also available for theatrical use. They are of great fun only if prescribed by an eye care professional. Never buy the lenses from a beauty parlor, never exchange or share it with your friends. Always get a prescription from the doctor before opting them. By law, you require a prescription to buy any kind of contact lens. This rule prevails to ensure the security of your eye. The doctor understands the requirement of your eye and thus can suggest you with the right kind of lens. They will help you choose the right lens for you.
Wearing or removing a contact lens is not a very difficult task. You may be afraid initially but once you are acquainted with it, it will take no time and difficulty in either wearing or removing them. You don’t even need to fear of lenses getting stuck behind your eye. The presence of a natural membrane blocks the lens from getting stuck. The membrane is present at the back and front of the eye; therefore, lens getting stuck behind your eye can never happen.
You have to take special care of the lenses. Regular cleansing and following the fitting instructions of eye care practitioner must be followed. If your lens gets torn or gets damaged or is lost then discuss it with your doctor. With daily disposable lenses, you don’t have to worry about the expense of buying a new one. You do this on the daily basis.