The most common contact lens option, made of soft thin plastic. The newest material available is called silicone hydrogel and allows superior oxygen flow into the eye for maximal corneal health.
Daily disposable lenses are thrown out at the end of the day. It is the most hygienic option because they are replaced regularly.
Fortnightly disposable lenses are thrown out after 14 wears. They need to be taken out and cleaned every night.
Monthly disposable lenses are thrown out after 30 wears. These lenses are made of Silicone hydrogel, a material which allows better oxygen permeability for overnight wear in consultation with your optometrist.
RGP lenses are made of rigid plastic. They are smaller than soft contact lenses. People with high prescriptions, keratoconus and corneal grafts are good candidates for RGP use.
Toric (Astigmatic) Contact Lenses
These lenses are specifically designed for people with astigmatism. Toric lenses come in daily, fortnightly and monthly options.
Multifocal Contact Lenses
These lenses specifically designed for people ages 40+. As we get older, it becomes more difficult to focus at near. This is a normal age related process called Presbyopia. Multifocal contact lenses provide clear vision at distance and near. Multifocal lenses are available in daily and monthly options.
Cosmetic Coloured Contact Lenses
Coloured contact lenses can be a great way to change, enhance or illuminate your natural eye colour. Coloured contact lenses can even change dark eyes to a new colour. These lenses come with or without prescription. Coloured contact lenses are avaible in daily and fortnightly options.