Contact lenses are a useful alternative to wearing glasses and having refractiive surgery. We discuss them in three broad categories, listed below.
- Disposable contact lenses
- Leave-in (extended wear) contact lenses
- Rigid gas permeable contact lenses
Contact lenses are worn on the eye surface and need to be cared for correctly to reduce the risk of eye infection. We have a series of “need to know” articles below covering safe contact lens wear.