Contact Lens Services

Contact Lenses

Contact lenses are thin lenses placed directly on surface of eyes . They can be worn to correct vision or for cosmetic or therapeutic reasons.

types of contact lenses

Types of Contact Lenses

Soft Contact Lenses : Made up of HEMA (Hydroxymethacrylate). These Contact Lenses are comfortable  and well tolerated . They can be either disposable or  non – disposable contact lenses ; clear or coloured ; spherical contact lenses or toric contact lenses ; multifocal contact lenses.

Soft Contact Lenses

Silicon hydrogel lenses : these are newer type of soft lenses that provide more oxygen to your eye while you wear lenses.

Silicon hydrogel lenses

Rigid Gas Permeable Lenses (RGP): RGP Lenses provide better vision , durability  and are deposit resistant than soft contact  lenses . As they last longer than soft lenses , they can be less expensive in long term . These  lenses work well with astigmatism and other irregular shaped eye .

Rigid Gas Permeable Lenses (RGP)

Scleral contact lenses: these are large contact lens that rest on the sclera and creates a tear filled vault over the cornea . Scleral lenses are designed to treat variety of eye conditions , many of which do not respond to other forms of treatment like severe dry eye syndrome ,keratoconus ,corneal ectasia ,Stevens-Johnson Syndrome ,sjogren’s syndrome ,neurotrophic  keratitis , complication post Lasik , higher order aberrations of eye , post corneal transplant ,pellucid degeneration. 

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  • Always wash and rinse your hands thoroughly before handling contact lens.
  • Clean your lenses after removal as indicated by your eye care practitioner.
  • Clean the lens storage case in warm soapy water at least ones a week . rinse thoroughly and dry the case before storing lenses .
  • Clean your lenses with recommended lens solution only .
  • If you drop a lens , clean and rinse before reapplying .
  • Consult your doctor if you experience discomfort , redness , watering , foreign body sensation , blurry vision , photophobia with contact lenses on .
  • Carry storage case and solution with you at all time if possible .
  • Wear protective glasses or goggles if you are in a situation where dust , sand , grit or and foreign material can enter your eyes like while like riding or working in a dusty environment .
  • Always keep your spectacles upto date so that you can use them if you lose or break a lens .
  • Do not use your lenses if your eyes are red . Always take an advise from your eye doctor first .
  • Do not rub your eyes with contact lenses on .
  • Do not sprinkle water into your eye if you are wearing contact lenses .
  • Do not swim while wearing contact lenses .
  • Do not sleep with contact lenses .
  • Do not wear lenses for more than prescribed time limit .
  • Do not clean your lenses with water .
  • Do not allow eye makeup to come in contact with lens .
  • Do not share your lenses with any one it can spread infection.
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