About Contact Lenses
So many advances are being made in contact lenses every day – improved comfort, correction for more vision types and healthier to wear, too. If you’ve ever been told that you can’t wear contacts, check with our doctor or any of our staff to see if there are new options available for you.
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Most modern contacts are either “soft” lenses or gas permeable “rigid” lenses. Newer soft lens materials include silicone-hydrogels that contain a high percentage of water and provide more oxygen passing through to your eyes while they are being worn. These lenses are replaced on a routine schedule (daily, bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly or annually) to prevent build-up of irritants to the eye. Gas Permeable lenses are more resistant to build-ups and can last up to a year or more before needing to be replaced.
There are other specialty lenses are available to correct multifocal vision and astigmatism. Look below for more specific information.
Doyle Opticians carries these types of contact lenses.