Friday, 7 November 2014


A contact lens is a thin lens placed directly on the surface of the eye.A contact lens is a portable lens that can be destroyed after use.A contact lens may rectify the problems like myopia, hyper myopia and astigmatism.Some people wear contact lens for there eye vision while others wear for fashion.In this generation,all the people like to avoid wearing glasses or would like to change the appearance of their eyes using this contact lenses.Comparing with spectacles, contact lenses may typically provide better vision, and do not collect moisture from rain and other climatic conditions.

Different kinds of contact lenses are now available in our country.They are Soft contact lenses,Rigid Gas Permeable contact lenses, Bifocal contact lenses and Toric contact lenses.

Soft contact lenses are disposable and made up of a soft polymer plastic material which are combined with some percentage of water.Soft contact lenses will be able to provide less infection,less cleaning and also more comfortable to people. RGP also named as the Rigid Gas Permeable contact lenses which may provide more rigidity and durability than the soft contact lenses.When comparing with the soft contact lenses, the RGP contact lenses are made up of silicone polymers,and will  also allows oxygen to circulate to the cornea of the eye and also maintain their shape and offer clearer vision for some types of corrections.

Bifocal contact lenses are mainly used by the people having the Presbyopia. Presbyopia is usually the age-related change that affects the natural lens in the eye.Bifocal by the word itself may provide both distance prescription and near prescription in one lens.Toric lenses are mainly designed for the people having astigmatism.Toric lenses may also have the speciality of two powers, one for the astigmatism and another for nearsightedness or farsightedness.

How To Wear Contact Lenses???

Before Applying Contact Lenses wash your hands thoroughly,but avoid scented or oily soaps that might adhere to the lens surface.After that,gently shake the lens case containing the storage solution,in order to loosen the contact lens should it be stuck.Then take the lens out of the lens case and put into the palm of the hand. Rinse the lens with the appropriate contact lens solution.Place the contact lens on the tip of the index or middle finger, which should be dry or mostly dry.Position the lens on the eye while looking up or down, whichever make you easier.It may be easier to apply the contact lens by on the white portion of the eye closest to your ear.After placing the lens safely to the eyes, gently close the eye,and  roll your eyes in a complete circle to help the lens settle, and then blink.Look in to the mirror to make sure that the lens is centered on your eye. If it is placed correctly, the lens should be comfortable and your vision should be clear.

How To Remove Contact Lenses???

Always wash your hands before removing contact lenses.To remove soft contact lenses, look up or sideways while pulling down the lower eyelid. With a finger, gently move the lens onto the white of your eye. From there you can very gently take the lens together with your index finger and thumb and lift it off the eye.

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