While many people still prefer to wear prescription glasses, contact lenses are always a popular choice. If you are thinking about seeing an optometrist to try contact lenses, it's important to know how to care for them and the safety of wearing contact lenses as well. Our offices are located in Middletown and New Castle, DE, and we also service all surrounding areas. Providing contact lenses and other forms of optometry care. Our knowledge in contact lenses can help you see clearly and more comfortably. Here's what you need to know.
Why Should You Wear Contact Lenses?
Contact lenses are a great choice for those who want to feel freer with their vision options, especially for those who are physically
active, contact lenses may be the best choice.
Types of Contacts
Based on your needs, there are a variety of contact lenses to choose from. An optometrist will help you choose lenses based on your unique vision and eye care needs.
Contact lens options include:
- Daily Disposable – Lenses to wear and dispose of daily.
- Extended Wear – Lenses are worn daily and disposed of monthly.
- Toric – Lenses that treat astigmatism.
- Hard to Fit Contacts – Lenses for more challenging conditions, including astigmatism, dry eyes, and presbyopia.
- Bifocal Contacts –- Lenses that allow the user to see two different types of distances.
Every pair of eyes has different needs, which means your contact lens needs might change over time. No matter what kind of contact lens you need, your eye doctor can help you determine the best option to address your vision concerns.
Contact Lens Exam
A contact lens exam begins with an examination of the structure of your eye. The eye doctor will ensure your eyes will safely fit contact lenses. Then, the eye doctor will determine the necessary level of vision correction. Even if you already wear glasses, you will need a prescription specifically for contacts. You will also be fitted for lenses to ensure that they fit comfortably on the surface of your eye.
Schedule a Contact Lens Exam with Our Optometrist in Middletown, DE, and New Castle, DE
If you want to try contact lenses for the first time or renew your prescription, we can help. Simply call or email your office of choice and we will be more than happy to setup an appointment for you.