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Uses of Contact lenses

Contact lenses are thin, curved plastic disks that cover the cornea and designed especially for vision correction. Just as drops of water cling to the surface of the glass due to the surface tension, contact lenses too, adhere to the film of tears over the cornea.

Contact lenses are a safe and effective way to correct vision. They are also used for several other purposes today, such as theatrical effects and cosmetic enhancement for the eyes. Whatever the use, they should be worn under proper supervision and with care. They are also a good alternative to eyeglasses, depending on the damage to your eyes, your prescription and your lifestyle.

There are various contact lens designs to correct different types of vision problems. Contact lenses are used to correct the same symptoms, conditions and vision problems that eyeglasses correct:

Special colored contacts can be used to change the color of the eyes to various degrees. Contact lenses are often used therapeutically in eye diseases where an uneven cornea blurs vision, such as keratoconus or scarring.

Ortho-k is a procedure that reshapes the cornea and corrects your vision while you are sleeping

It is important to consult an eye doctor or a good eye care professional to help you decide whether contact lenses are suited to you and which ones to use if they are. After all, the health of your eyes is not only essential but also your main concern. Always select an eye care professional who is knowledgeable and experienced with contact lenses. Read more about contact lenses on top ten reasons to get contact lenses.


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