Almost everyone who wears glasses can enjoy the freedom and convenience of contact lenses. The latest advances in materials and design mean greater health and comfort for your eyes than ever before. So if it's been a while since you've worn contact lenses or you're considering them for the first time, you're likely to be delighted with the result.
Small in size, a contact lens is a plastic prescription lens which floats on the tear film layer on the surface of the eye. Working in conjunction with the optics of the eye, a contact lens acts like an extension of the eye, correcting aberrations responsible for a variety of vision problems including longsightedness (hyperopia), shortsightedness (myopia), aging of the eye (presbyopia) and irregular shape of the eye (astigmatism).
Contact lenses provide clear, unobstructed vision without the need for glasses, providing vision correction whilst giving you the freedom and convenience to live life your way.
There are many benefits to wearing contact lenses including:
Whether you would like to wear contact lenses every day or just occasionally, correct design and fitting is essential for comfort, safety and accurate vision. A ProVision optometrist can assess your suitability for contact lens wear and identify the lens which best fits your eyes, gives you optimum vision correction and suits your lifestyle.
Contact you local ProVision optometrist to find out if contact lenses are right for you.
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