Choosing contact lenses
Here’s a brief description of the different types of contacts available. Our dispensing opticians will help you choose the best ones to suit your needs and lifestyle.
Daily disposable soft lenses
Daily disposables are the ideal solution for occasional wearers as they require no maintenance – you just throw them away at the end of each use. This means there’s no need for lens cases and solutions or worrying about losing them.
Frequent replacement lenses
Designed for people who want to wear contact lenses healthily and for most of the time, frequent replacement lenses do require you to look after them by removing and cleaning them every day for a couple of weeks or a month between replacements.
Gas permeable lenses
Sometimes referred to as ‘hard’ lenses, rigid gas permeable (RGP) lenses offer high levels of comfort after the initial adaptation period and are more durable and are well suited to wearers with eye conditions that require a more rigid lens.