Contact Lens Basics

Reading Glasses, Contact Lenses and Eye Glasses

Basically, there are two styles of reading glasses, namely, full frames and half-eyes. The smaller Franklin glasses that sit down lower on the nose. Despite, the availability of all kinds of stylish glasses, many people think that they look better in contact lenses.

For people who spend good time concentrating on material close-up, reading glasses will be the most appropriate option. If used with care and supervision, using contact lenses is the best alternative to eyeglasses.

As people get old, the necessity of reading glass starts to show. Especially, when you reach the middle age, you find yourself uncomfortable seeing the fine print at an arm’s length? Like eyeglasses, using contact lens is not an easy task, because it requires a longer initial examination, more and more follow-up visits to maintain eye health. It also needs some extra time for lens care.

Through an optical dispenser, reading glasses can be made of different types, for different individuals. Or, they may be purchased “ready-made” from any pharmacies or departmental stores. Unlike the regular glasses, contact lenses move with the eye, allowing the eyes a natural view. As they contain no frames, there is no obstruction to the vision.
Comparatively, contact lenses offer better sight than the eyeglasses. But, reading glasses are safe because they can’t damage the eyes physically, whether used correctly or incorrectly. Reading glasses are available for non-prescription, and they contain low power plus sphere lenses. For the security of eye, almost all eye-care professionals recommend replacement of contact lenses in every three months.