Soft Contact Lens

Soft Contact Lenses Are Not Just Good

Soft contact lens take good care of one of the most beautiful things you have, and of course the most complex. That is why your contact lenses must precisely and individually match your particular requirements. It is always important to choose the right contact lenses for yourself. Whatever be your criteria, choosing the right lenses will give you a comfortable, hassle free alternative to glasses. Soft contact lenses are made from an oxygen permeable material, making them very comfortable to wear. They are larger in size than their rigid contact lens counterparts and cover the whole of the iris. Their floppy structure allows them to fit the shape of the eye like a glove and this makes them easy to get used to in the eye.

There are certain types of soflens which are grouped on the basis of their time of use. They are-

1) Daily disposable soft contact lenses- The soft daily contact lenses are designed to be worn once and then thrown away. The prime advantage of this type of 'hassle free' lenses is that they do not require disinfecting and contact lens cleaning solutions since they are never re-used. You can save on your contact lens case and contact lens cleaner. These lenses are a great alternative for spectacle wearers who want to wear them occasionally- they're ideal for sports or special occasions.

2) Monthly disposable soft contact lenses- These monthly lenses are designed to be worn during the day and then to be removed and disinfected each evening. After one month they are thrown away and replaced with a fresh new pair.

3) Annual soft contact lenses- These soft lenses last for up to a year. Once removed, they need careful cleaning, disinfecting and storage. They are available with a range of different materials, which aid oxygen transmission and help to prevent contact lenses dry eyes.

Apart from the above categories, there are also colored soft contact lenses. These lenses are hip, fun, also quite practical. The colored contact lenses come in four types- Visibility tint, Enhancement tint, Color tint and Light-filtering tint. These colored contact lenses are designed for athletes and sports fans.

Contact lenses have come a long way lately, and offer some exciting options for the consumer. For people with vision problems, contact lenses remain an effective, almost invisible tool. The thin plastic lenses are fitted over the cornea of the eye to correct vision problems such as nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism. These days, you can wear contact lenses even if you have presbyopia and need bifocals.

While most people choose soft contact lenses because of their benefits, there are also some contact lens problems. Soft contact lenses easily absorb pollutants like lotion or soap from your hands, which can irritate your eyes. Soft contact lenses are also more fragile than hard contact lenses and can rip or tear easily.