- Contact Lenses -
There’s many reasons why so many people wear prescription contact lenses.
They offer a simple, convenient, and cost effective way to improve your eyesight.
When used properly, contact lenses are very convenient, with the latest advancements in technology, they are extremely comfortable.
Most people hardly know you have them on, though you will certainly notice how clear and accurate your vision is.
This will overall improve your visual needs while protecting your overall eye health.
Contacts are made of oxygen-permeable plastic polymers worn on the surface of the eye called the cornea, to correct ones vision.
At times, lenses are often worn for cosmetic fashion purposes, let's say movie roles, special effects, or for a Halloween costume.
We'll go over your best options and budget. Many patients come to Thosoo Eyewear to choose contact lenses for their primary vision correction and back-up glasses.
Many patients who wear glasses participate in activities where they would rather not wear glasses and wear something more comfortable and less restrictive.
- Types Of Contact Lenses -
Many of our clients in the past was told they couldn't wear contacts, or unsuccessfully tried contact lenses now they can.
You owe it to yourself to see what's new. Thosoo carries a wide variety, with our help, you'll find contact lenses that you'll love to wear. Below are some of the options available to you.
Replacement Soft Lenses
These are similar to conventional lenses except they are replaced more frequently. Often, they are worn one month at a time then replaced.
Other frequent replacement soft lens types are worn two to three months before they are replaced. Like conventional soft lenses, they have to be cleaned and stored at night and cleaned once a week with an enzymatic cleaner to remove protein deposits.
Disposable Soft Lenses
Disposable soft lenses are more popular than replacement soft lenses. These are worn for a period then thrown away. Most well-known lenses last for 2 weeks, there are also 1 week and 1 day disposables.
These are perfect for many clients who were told they couldn't wear contact lenses because of allergies or mild dry eye conditions.
They are low cost per lens and also popular for athletes and hobbyists who don't necessarily want to wear contact lenses every day.
Tinted Soft Lenses
Available in conventional, disposable, or frequent replacement types.
Tinted soft lenses can enhance your eye color, even if you don't need corrective lenses, you can use plano ( Non-Prescription ) tinted lenses to change your eye color.
Bifocal Soft Lenses
Recent technology has greatly improved bifocal soft contact lenses.
Many clients past their 40's who need bifocals can now enjoy the comfort and benefits of using soft contact lenses.
Toric Soft Lenses
Toric lenses are used to correct astigmatism. Astigmatism is a vision condition where an irregularly shaped cornea affects vision.
In the past, if you had astigmatism, your only options were either glasses or to get hard gas permeable contact lenses, but toric lenses now offer an alternative. Thosoo Eyewear has a variety of toric lenses to choose from.
Extended Wear Soft Lenses
Extended wear lenses are the result of new technology in lens materials that transmit more oxygen to the cornea.
Some of lens materials can be worn up to 30 days* without removal. Extended wear lenses can last one week, two weeks, or one month, depending upon the lens material and your doctor's recommendations.
Rigid Gas Permeable (RGP) Lenses
As the name implies, these contact lenses are hard and gas permeable.
If you've been told you can't wear soft lenses, then RGP lenses are often a great alternative.
RGP lenses are available in specialized designs to correct any vision disorder.
Contact Lens Solution
There are solutions from many manufacturers. Try to remember every solution is not for every lens, some use multipurpose solutions, others use the 4 steps solutions for in contact care: disinfecting, cleaning, rinsing, and enzyming.
Deposits and infectious organisms such as bacteria & viruses build on the surface of all contact lenses, for this reason, it's important to keep them clean and disinfected. Follow the care prescribed for your lenses: