For contact lens wearer, an examination is necessary to ensure that lenses are well fitted on both eyes. Our Optometrists will discuss with you on the variety of contact lens that best suits you.
New Contact Lens Wearers
For beginner contact lens wearers, apart from measuring the cornea curvature and irises diameter to obtain the best fit, screening for any underlying eye issue that may contradict lens wear are equally important. Understanding the wearers’ age and their lifestyle will allow us to recommend the right lenses to suit their needs.
It may be due to eye fatigue or eye strain. It may cause discomfort and tiredness to the eyes when you are doing long hours of computer work, reading, writing or driving.
As Myopia is usually inherited, it may not be preventable. However, we can slow down the progression of myopia with special myopia control glasses or contact lenses.
Progressive spectacle is a popular alternative of bifocal spectacle as there are no distinct lines seen on the lenses. These lenses work by gradually changing the prescription so as to allow wearers to see from distance to intermediate and then to near vision clearly.
An occupational spectacle has similar function as a progressive spectacle, providing mainly clear intermediate and near vision for the wearer. These lenses are ideal for prolong usage of desktop/computer work as the viewing area for intermediate vision is much wider.
Switch to multifocal contact lenses. These lenses provide you with good, functional vision for distance and near vision without having to wear spectacles.