Contact Lenses

Different Types of Soft Contact Lenses Available

There are so many different types of contact lenses.  Your optometrist will help you decide which ones suit your visual requirements and lifestyle.  We can supply and fit many different brands of contact lenses.

Daily Disposable Contact Lenses

Daily disposable contact lenses are worn for the time required, then thrown away at the end of the day, and each day you wear a fresh new pair.

Benefits of daily contact lenses:

  1. Simple, easy and convenient
  2. You never have to take time out to clean them
  3. Easy to take travelling, as no solution is required
  4. Hygienic – the healthiest for your eyes
  5. Less chance of any eye infections
  6. No need to remind yourself about changing your contact lenses
  7. Good choice for those who suffer from allergies
  8. They can also have UV protection

Daily disposable contact lenses are ideal for when you want the freedom from your glasses occasionally; like going out with friends, or playing sports.

Twice-monthly Disposable Contact Lenses

The twice-monthly contact lenses are worn everyday for two weeks and then replaced with another fresh pair.  They must be taken out at night, then cleaned and stored in a disinfecting solution overnight.  Your optometrist will advise you which cleaning solution is best for your eyes.   

Twice monthly disposable contact lenses are also available for multifocal lenses and for those who have astigmatism.

Benefits include:

  1. A fresh pair every two weeks
  2. Only 24 pairs needed for the whole year
  3. Easy to use
  4. Normally they are made of silicone hydrogel.  This material allows five times more oxygen to reach the eye, than a normal hydrogel lens
  5. Good for your eye health and feel comfortable
  6. More cost effective than daily disposable lenses
  7. Offer UV protection

Monthly Disposable Contact Lenses

As the name suggests, monthly disposable contact lenses can be worn every day for a month.  You must remove them before going to sleep, then clean and store them in a disinfecting solution.  These lenses can be spherical, toric to correct astigmatism, or multifocal.

We stock and fit all the contact lens brands available.  Your optometrist will advise you on the contact lens to best suit your lifestyle and visual needs.

Benefits of monthly soft contact lenses:

  1. Fresh pair every month
  2. Only need 12 pairs for the whole year
  3. Easy to use
  4. Normally are made of silicone hydrogel.  This material allows five times more oxygen to reach the eye, than a normal hydrogel lens
  5. Good for your eye health and feel comfortable
  6. More cost effective than daily disposable lenses
  7. Offer UV protection

Multifocal Soft Contact Lenses

As we all get older, the crystalline lens inside your eyes becomes less flexible, which means it becomes difficult to focus on objects close to you.  This condition is called presbyopia.  Now, our technologically advanced multifocal contact lenses allow you to see in the distance as well as close-up.

Multifocal contact lenses are designed with a gradual change in prescription between close and distance viewing.   The most common design is a set of concentric circles of lens powers for the different viewing distances.  These powers are normally blended.   Your natural viewing experience means the pupil size varies depending on which distance you are looking hence covering different concentric ring powers.

Multifocal contact lenses are available as soft daily disposable contact lenses, which can be worn occasionally.  They are also available as a two weekly and monthly contact lens for those who like to wear them more frequently.