Contact Lenses At Adlam & Coomber
At Adlam & Coomber Optometrists, we remain a strongly independent business and have built a reputation for quality and attention to detail. Our access to an extensive range of different contact lens products and brands on the market means that we can provide contact lens care that is both encompassing and specialised, depending on your own unique requirements.
Types Of Contact Lenses
Soft Daily Disposable Lenses
Soft contact lenses, also referred as disposable contact lenses, are an economical solution for part-time wearers as well as those who want a convenient, no-fuss daily contacts as there are no solutions or cleaning required.
Soft Monthly/Fortnightly Lenses
Certain soft contact lens models can be worn overnight but the vast majority do require cleaning and storing on a nightly basis. Ideal for those who want a better value option to daily disposables.
Gas Permeable Lenses
A type of hard contact lens used to shape the eyeball to correct astigmatisms or very high prescriptions, gas permeable lenses offer certain users more comfort than soft alternatives.
Also used to correct astigmatisms, toric contact lenses are specially designed to fit the shape of the eye. Disposable or monthly/fortnightly lens options are available which will determine the need for solutions and care.
These contacts are used to correct distance and near vision simultaneously. Disposable or monthly/fortnightly lenses are available which will determine the need for solutions and care.
Ortho K Lenses
Ortho-K lenses can be used to great success for a number of patients. These lenses are worn at night allowing freedom from visual correction during the day. You may be suitable for Ortho-K lenses if any of the below conditions apply:
Low to Medium short-sighted prescriptions (ask us if your prescription is within the treatable range).
Contact lens wearers who find they can’t get the comfort their lifestyle demands.
Those whose activities aren’t ideal for glasses or contact lens wear.
People who’ve considered laser treatment but are concerned about the risks or can’t be treated.
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Contact Lens Care
Never use tap water in your case or on your contact lenses. Please refer to your contact lens solution instruction guide for further information about how long to soak your lenses or how often you should change the solution if you don’t wear them daily.
If you have any redness or discomfort in your contact lenses, we advise that you do not continue to wear them. Contact us so we can best advise you the best course of action.
If a comfort drop is required for your contact lenses, we can advise you which would be most suitable for your needs. Please be aware that some eye drops are not compatible with your contact lenses. Please check with your optician before commencing use.
If you notice any discharge from your eye, please remove your lenses immediately and dispose of them. DO NOT reuse these as you may have an eye infection. If you are concerned please contact us!