Choosing contact lenses over glasses
A contact lens (also known simply as a contact) is a corrective, cosmetic, or therapeutic lens usually placed on the cornea of the eye.
Contact lenses nowadays come in all sorts of flexible varieties and in a
spectrum of colours and styles. A pair of contact lenses that match your
complexion can do wonders to your self-confidence and overall aura.
Among the more popular trends among contact wearers include customizable
contact lenses that change the color and shape of the wearer’s eyes. The hottest
trends in contact lenses are color contact lenses, which allow you to change
your eye color on any day of the week.
Contacts offer many advantages over glasses.
To begin with, contacts allow more natural
do not obscure your natural look Contact users often find their entire field of
vision remains intact, where as glasses may obscure your peripheral vision. This
is particularly important for consumers involved in sports or those interested
in driving and want to retain as much of their peripheral vision as possible.
There is no glare or reflection to worry about when wearing contact lenses.
While that's not the case with glasses, number of times vision is obstructed in
the sun and
Lenses help women involved in physically intense activities (like dance and
sports) more confidence and freedom of movement, which in case of
might prove hindrance.
If there is a huge gap between the visual capabilities of the two eyes (greater
than 2.5 diopters to be exact) then glasses cannot really provide much help and
contacts are the only viable solution.
Ophthalmological conditions such as
keratoconus and aniseikonia may not be accurately corrected with glasses.
The treatment approach to keratoconus follows an orderly progression from
glasses to contact lenses to corneal transplantation.
Glasses can become a real hassle for people who suffer from severe
because then the glasses need to be way too thick and heavy. On the other hand,
some contacts are actually designed to cure short sightedness without making the
wearer's eyes look small (as is the case with thick glasses).
On a cosmetology ground, contact lenses do not require a frame. thus they do
not alter your natural
Downside of using contact lenses:
Taking Care of Your
Unless you are using daily disposables, your lenses
must be cleaned frequently to remove lipid and protein
deposits which accumulate naturally from your tears.
When cleaning your lenses, only use an appropriate
contact lens solution, never tap water, and use fresh
solution each day.
Wash your hands before inserting your lenses, and
keep your fingernails short and smooth so that you do
not damage your lenses or eyes during insertion.
If you will be using aerosol products, such as
hairspray, during your morning routine, do so before
inserting your lenses whenever possible.
Do not wear your contacts for longer than
recommended (for example, do not wear the lenses
overnight unless they are specifically designed for it),
and replace the lenses as often as directed.