Almost anyone who wears spectacles can wear contact lenses, including people who require multifocal lenses. New technology means contact lenses are clearer, more comfortable and more convenient than ever; they provide a full field of unobstructed vision, freedom of movement unmatched by spectacles, additional flexibility to take on new activities with crisper vision and are also a great way to update your image.
Whether you are already a contact lens wearer, or are considering contact lenses for the first time, seek professional advice from your optometrist to ensure the correct type, fit, prescription, use and care of your lenses for your eyes and lifestyle.
Conditions correctable with lenses
A corrective contact lens is designed to improve vision. Conditions correctable with contact lenses include:
• Shortsightedness (blurred distance vision)
• Longsightedness (blurry or strained vision)
• Astigmatism (visual distortion)
• Presbyopia (blurred near vision that occurs as we age)