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Disposable monthly contact lenses

Disposable monthly contact lenses

11 Sep 2020

Monthly disposable lenses (or 30 Day Contact Lenses) are one type of lens that you may want to try. These are designed to be worn during the day and removed at night for cleaning and storage.

After 30 days, they should be thrown away and a new pair used. This ensures that the lenses never get a build-up of dirt, debris and minerals, helping to keep your eyes healthy. Read more about the pros and cons of monthly replacement contact lenses.

How to remove contact lenses

How to remove contact lenses

11 Sep 2020

How do you get soft contact lenses out of your eyes?

Don’t worry; we’ve got all the tips and tricks you need to know about removing contacts in this handy guide. As long as you learn the proper technique from the get-go, you shouldn’t have too many issues removing your contacts every night. In fact, many contacts-wearers say removing lenses comes more naturally than placing lenses in their eyes.

How do I put my Contact lenses in?

How do I put my Contact lenses in?

11 Sep 2020

Although it might seem daunting at first, we believe anyone can master placing contacts in their eyes with plenty of perseverance and patience.

Anyone interested in figuring out how to properly put contacts in their eyes should keep reading. You’ll find an easy-to-follow guide on how to safely put contacts in your eyes. As you read further, you’ll discover unique tips to get you prepped as you wait for your lenses.

Are my contact lenses inside out?

Are my contact lenses inside out?

11 Sep 2020

Soft lenses that are properly fitted to your eyes are designed to feel comfortable. So, if you feel your contacts are “off” even slightly, you should remove them and check to make sure they are facing the correct way. We describe a couple of ways to do this safely and easily.

Types of Contact lenses

Types of Contact lenses

11 Sep 2020

Increased choice in the contact lens market often translates to increased confusion amongst new contact lens wearers. Are dailies really the best? Maybe you should try continuous wear? And what the heck are torics used for?

If some of these questions are buzzing around your brain, no worries. In this post, we’ll explore the major types of contact lenses available on our website. After you’ve finished reading this piece, you should have a good sense of what lenses would work best for your lifestyle.

Contact lens fitting: getting the right lenses

Contact lens fitting: getting the right lenses

11 Sep 2020

Ever wondered why you can't buy contact lenses with your regular eye test?

There are many different test and measurements needed before you can be fitted and successfully wear contact lenses.

Read more to find exactly how your Optometrist checks to see if you are suitable for contact lenses and what happens in a 'Contact Lens Trial'.

Are Daily Contact Lenses more expensive than Monthly Lenses?

Are Daily Contact Lenses more expensive than Monthly Lenses?

11 Sep 2020

There’s no doubt that daily disposable lenses are safer and more convenient than long-term lenses…but what about the price? Are dailies really as affordable as weekly or monthly contacts? And, if daily lenses are more expensive, are they worth your hard-earned cash?

For those on the fence about picking up dailies, these questions might be running through your mind.

Amazingly, Daily contact lenses can now be cheaper than monthly contact lenses. Find out more in our blog

Can a Contact Lens get lost or stuck in my Eye?

Can a Contact Lens get lost or stuck in my Eye?

11 Sep 2020

Sometimes people worry that their contact lenses could permanently get lost in their eyeballs. Although a contact lens could get stuck behind the upper eyelid, it's physically impossible for a contact lens to get "lost" in a person's eye.

The reason this is impossible has to do with a thin lining known as conjunctiva. Read more about how to retrieve a contact lens under your eyelid and an answer to the question 'Can I go to Bed with a contact lens stuck under my eyelid?'