As contact lens specialists, it’s our job to find the best lenses to suit your lifestyle but here’s a simply summary of lens types currently on the market.
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 Weekly/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. There is a much improved oxygen flow so dry eyes are less of an issue. They do require cleaning and storing.
Also used to correct astigmatisms, toric contact lenses are specially designed to fit the shape of the eye. Disposable or weekly/fortnightly lens options are available which will determine the need for solutions and care.
These contacts are used just like varifocal or bifocal glasses. Disposable or weekly/fortnightly lenses are available which will determine the need for solutions and care.
Other Speciality Lenses
And our extensive contact with labs and suppliers both in the UK and overseas means we are often able to offer early access to newly launched lenses on the market.
Some of the common services we offer:
– Sight tests
– Direct Cataract Referral
– Childrens Vision
We are proud to offer the following services:
– Comprehensive NHS and private eye examinations
– Reflectometry, high definition digital retinal and anterior eye photography to detect eye disease Speciality contact lenses fitting
– Macular Screening
– Glaucoma monitoring
– Visual stress clinics