Types of Contact Lenses

Types of Contact Lenses


The type of contact lens that’ll work best for you will depend on your lifestyle and prescription. You may want to wear contact lenses every day, or you may only want to wear them in certain situations, such as exercising or on special occasions; however you see contact lenses fitting into your life we have the solution for you. 

To gain a better understanding of the different contact lens types and what type might work best for you, continue reading below.


Types of contact lenses

Contact lens types may differ based on their material, how long they are worn each day, and how often they should be replaced. The most common contact lens types include the following:

Daily disposable: Great for occasional or everyday use, daily disposables are a no-fuss option if you prefer to keep your routines minimal. You won’t need to clean them with solution, you simply open a fresh pair and dispose of them at the end of the day. If you suffer from allergies such as hay fever, you may find daily disposables more comfortable. They’re perfect for travel too, as you’ll need to carry less liquids when flying.

Monthly: These contact lenses need a little more TLC, but as you’re buying fewer contact lenses, you may find these a bit more affordable - you’ll need just 12 pairs of contact lenses each year. Each night you’ll need to remove your contact lenses and place them into a solution to kill any bacteria and make sure they’re safe to use.


How to choose the right type of contact lens 

Your Optician will talk you through the available options to help you find the best possible lens for vision and comfort. With a free contact lens trial, you will be able to try contact lenses, learn how to wear them, care for them and share any concerns with your Optician. Together we’ll find a contact lens that’s right for you.



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