Many people choose to wear contact lenses as an alternative to their glasses. They’re great for active people who enjoy sports, swimming or an outdoor lifestyle as you do not have to worry about your glasses falling off, obscuring your vision or getting smudged or streaked by the weather.
Some people choose to give contact lenses a try if they wear eye makeup or would like to change their appearance.
Modern contact lens technology has improved materials and enhanced comfort, meaning you can enjoy a clear field of vision whenever suits. Contact lenses are very safe to wear with any potential issues easily avoidable with proper care and close attention to hygiene.
Choosing The Right Contact Lens
There are many different types of contact lenses on the market and deciding which one is best for you may seem daunting, however, at Newbold Optician our team of trained specialists are here to help.
We’ll find out about your lifestyle, how you intend to use your contact lenses and how often you want to wear them, plus we’ll factor in your visual requirements and your budget to offer you a choice of contact lenses that will suit your needs.
We work with the industry’s leading brands, known for their innovative materials and value for money, so you can be confident of a quality selection.
Newbold Optician offer contact lens trials, fitting and after care advice to ensure you get the best from your lenses.
Soft Daily Disposable Lenses
Soft contact lenses, also referred as disposable contact lenses, are an economical solution for part-time wearers as well as those who want a convenient, no-fuss daily contacts as there are no solutions or cleaning required.
Soft Monthly/Fortnightly Lenses
Certain soft contact lens models can be worn overnight but the vast majority do require cleaning and storing on a nightly basis. Ideal for those who want a better value option to daily disposables.
Gas Permeable Lenses
A type of hard contact lens used to shape the eyeball to correct astigmatisms or very high prescriptions, gas permeable lenses offer certain users more comfort than soft alternatives.
Also used to correct astigmatisms, toric contact lenses are specially designed to fit the shape of the eye. Disposable or monthly/fortnightly lens options are available which will determine the need for solutions and care.
These contacts are used to correct distance and near vision simultaneously. Disposable or monthly/fortnightly lenses are available which will determine the need for solutions and care.