Daily Contacts, Disposable Contacts & More
Soft contact lenses prescribed by licensed Eye Care Professionals are worn safely and comfortably by millions of people. While contact lenses provide many vision benefits, they are not risk-free if you don’t follow instructions about safe wear and care.
A contact lens is a medical device that requires a prescription:
Contact lenses require precise fitting, training and careful follow-up care.
An eye examination is needed to determine an individual’s suitability for contact lenses, this includes cosmetic lenses.
Prescriptions for contact lenses and glasses may be similar, but are not interchangeable.
Contact lens prescriptions generally expire on a yearly basis.
Types of Contact Lenses
There are many contact lens choices available to correct vision conditions such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, and presbyopia.
Daily Disposable Contact Lenses
Worn for one day and removed prior to sleeping without a need to clean or store the lenses.
Frequent Replacement Contact Lenses
Replaced as instructed on a two-week or monthly basis, to be cleaned and stored nightly.
Cosmetic Contact Lenses (AKA Decorative Contact Lenses)
Change the appearance and/or colour of the eye, can be prescription or non-prescription.
Seek immediate professional care if your eyes become red, irritated or if vision changes.