Contact Lens Basics

Contact Lenses - Advances and Options

In the earlier times, people with poor vision were in deep trouble. These people did not have enough choice as far as vision correction was concerned. These people had to compromise by using  heavy glasses. Generally, these glasses were not very attractive. Even the contact lenses were not very comfortable. There were limited and very unattractive choices available as far as vision correction was concerned.

There is a well known proverb. The proverb describes vision as a second life. The people from the ancient times have strived hard for correct vision. The past two decades have brought marvels in the lives of people. Their long lasted quest for vision correction has borne fruit  with advancement in contact lens technology. Contact lenses are one of the biggest t achievements in the area of vision correction.

The latest contact lenses in the market are meant to correct astigmatism. Until recently, the patients of astigmatism were not able to get a lot of benefits from contact lenses. With the advancement in lens technology all that has changed. Patients of astigmatism can have their vision corrected by using contact lenses. Thus, contact lenses have revolutionized the way we see things.

The contact lens industry is proud to announce another major advancement in contact lens technology. It is called the bifocal contact lens. It is very important to know that the people who use bifocals and trifocals do not have to give up contact lenses for them. The contact lenses are safe and convenient to handle. With the passage of time, these contacts have become even safer to handle.

In the earlier years, it was difficult to use  contact lenses. Some people got nightmares in the earlier years when they would think about contact lenses. Lenses at that time were made from   rigid and hard material. Today all that has changed as  contact lenses are made of soft and flexible materials. These materials are very comfortable with and do not irritate of infect the eyes. 

The soft contact lenses can tolerate any impact. These lenses do not affect the cornea adversely.  You can also get disposable contacts from the market today. You need to handle the contact lens in a proper way. Otherwise, it can lead to complications in the eyes.