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18 August 2018
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Contact Lenses versus Glasses

by Advertiser, in Profiles · 10-05-2018 15:47:00 · 0 Comments

It’s the age-old debate and one we at Vision&Co Visão Plus get asked a lot, contacts versus glasses—which is better? While we obviously have our bias, whether you choose contacts or glasses for vision correction largely depends on your personal preferences, including comfort, convenience, lifestyle, budget and aesthetics should all factor into your decision-making process.

Contact Lenses versus Glasses

Contact Lens Advantages: When contact lenses are put onto your eye, they give you the most natural vision possible. Contact lenses will not have distortion to figure around the edges nor will they be susceptible to possible glare.
Contact Lens Disadvantages: Contact lenses have to be taken care of with the utmost care, unlike eyeglasses. You will need to use contact lens solution to keep the contact lenses clean.
But be aware that contact lenses, are a medical device which require a prescription and are designed for specific wearing times. Depending on what’s best for your eyes, your eye care professional may recommend a lens designed for daily replacement, or a lens designed for frequent/planned replacement.
Daily disposable wear - the contact lens is discarded after each removal.
Frequent/Planned Replacement - the contact lens is cleaned, rinsed and disinfected each time it is removed from the eye and discarded after the recommended wearing period prescribed by the eye care professional.
Also keep in mind, though, that if you wear contact lenses full-time, you also should have an up-to-date pair of glasses — in case you need to stop wearing contacts due to an eye infection or irritation, or you simply want to give your eyes a break.
Regular check-up examinations by your eye care professional are an important part of wearing contact lenses. We recommend that you follow your eye care professional’s directions for follow-up examinations. Be sure to keep all appointments for your check-up visits.
We at Vision&Co Visão Plus help you with the basics of contact lens wear and care to help keep your eyes healthy and comfortable.

For more information
Tel: 289 301 786 or email: visaoplus@mail.telepac.pt

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Edition 1488
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