Contact lenses are becoming less expensive to buy thanks to technological breakthroughs in the field and the cheaper option of buying them online, it has been claimed.
According to the Creative Identity Group, the convenience of contact lenses used to be deemed as a trade-off for the high cost of the products, but this is no longer the case, as they are now very affordable.
The organisation explained that contact lenses can even prove more cost-effective than glasses and are far easier to wear as they do not need to be removed when taking part in certain activities.
"Contact lenses offer ease over glasses which must be taken off during the night and during sports activities. Contact lenses can be worn while participating in sports, in the pool and some types can even be worn overnight," it explained.
Recently, TMCNet pointed to studies which show that the rate of nearsightedness diagnoses has soared to 41.6 per cent in the US, leading to a significant rise in the number of people wearing contact lenses.
by Alexa Kaczka