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If you're new to contact lenses, the latest technology provides consumers with more options than in years past. Understanding how to find the right pair of optical contacts for your needs is extremely important to ensure that you're getting the best wear possible. CVS offers a wide variety of brands including ACUVUE, Air Optix, Biofinity, and many others. Before you choose the right pair of lenses for you, read on to learn more about contact lenses.

Contact Lenses for Every Condition

Not everyone has the same problem with their eyes, so it's important to choose the correct type for your needs. Today's soft contact lenses are available for a wide variety of conditions, including astigmatism which results in blurred vision. There are also lenses available for people with myopia (nearsightedness), presbyopia (age-related loss of vision), and hyperopia (farsightedness). Make sure you consult your eye doctor for a thorough eye exam so you get the right prescription for your vision needs.

Types of Contact Lenses

Contact lenses come in a variety of styles designed to suit a variety of different lifestyles. If you're new to wearing optical lenses, daily wear may be your best choice to start with. These lenses don't require any cleaning since they can be thrown away at the end of each day. You may also opt for two-week disposable lenses that last for two weeks before they need to be discarded. Monthly lenses last for one month, but the two-week and monthly wear styles will require regular cleaning. Extended wear lenses allow you to wear your contacts while you sleep and can typically be worn consecutively for up to 30 days. Talk to your eye doctor about the best choices for you.

Contact Lens Tips

Before you decide on a pair of contact lenses, follow these helpful tips to ensure the best experience:
  • Get a thorough eye exam and fitting for your lenses from your eye doctor. They will be able to determine the exact prescription and fit for you.
  • Always wash your hands thoroughly before you handle your optical lenses to avoid irritation.
  • Take your lenses out before swimming and never put your contacts in your mouth to get them wet.
  • Only use the designated cleanser for your lenses, and always discard the used cleaning solution before cleaning a new pair.
  • Make sure your contact lenses are prescription only and avoid using decorative lenses unless your eye doctor approves.

With proper maintenance and a good prescription, you can ditch the glasses and enjoy the freedom that comes with wearing optical contacts.

Reference:

"Contact lenses: what to know before you buy," Mayo Clinic.
https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/adult-health/in-depth/contact-lenses/art-20046293

"How to choose the right contact lenses," Everyday Health.
https://www.everydayhealth.com/vision-center/lenses-and-beyond/contact-lens-options.aspx

The material provided on this site is for informational purposes only and does not constitute medical or optometric advice. The information provided is not intended for the diagnosis of medical condition and should not substitute for the advice of a qualified health provider.

Please make sure you get your eyes examined regularly and always follow your eye care professional's instructions for the proper use and care of your contact lenses. It's important to note that if you experience any pain or discomfort from your contact lens, discontinue use immediately and consult your eye care professional. WARNING: IF YOU ARE HAVING ANY UNEXPLAINED EYE DISCOMFORT, WATERING, VISION CHANGE, REDNESS, OR LIGHT SENSITIVITY, REMOVE YOUR LENSES IMMEDIATELY AND CONSULT YOUR EYE CARE PRACTITIONER BEFORE WEARING YOUR LENSES AGAIN.

*Online Only: New Customer 20% Off plus Free Shipping: Offer available only at CVS.com/Optical. Valid prescription required. Savings cannot be combined with any other offers and does not apply to individuals using insurance, including Medicaid or Medicare. State restrictions may apply. Expires 08/01/2020. Terms of promotion subject to change. Free standard shipping on contact Lenses is 5-7 business days, depending on the prescription verification process.

*Select Brands 20% Off plus Free Shipping: Offer available only at CVS.com/Optical. Valid prescription required. Savings cannot be combined with any other offers and does not apply to individuals using insurance, including Medicaid or Medicare. State restrictions may apply. Expires 08/01/2020. Terms of promotion subject to change. Free standard shipping on contact Lenses is 5-7 business days, depending on the prescription verification process Back