Contact Lenses at Adlam & Coomber
When it comes to contact lenses, some people are still under the impression that they are uncomfortable to wear and only suitable for young people. However, recent advances in contact lens technology mean that this is no longer the case.
Contact lenses today are made from materials which self lubricate and deliver high quantities of oxygen to the eye – so that they can be comfortably and safely worn for longer periods of time.
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
Worn at night, these contact lenses help reshape the cornea to help to correct the vision of short-sighted patients while they sleep. These lenses are a safe non-invasive alternative to laser eye surgery.