Most people can successfully wear contact lenses, and with the range of frequent replacement lenses now available they can be considered an affordable accessory for times when your glasses might not be practical. Contact lenses can be successfully alternated with glasses, and most wearers will work out a balance that suits their lifestyle without compromising day to day vision comfort.
If you decide you want to try contact lenses your optometrist will be able to advise you on the best type for your individual needs. Contact lenses vary in a number of ways:
As contact lenses sit directly on the eye tissue it is vital that they are fitted and assessed by your optometrist, ensuring minimal risks of discomfort and possible infection.