Can you get coloured toric lenses?
If you’ve ever wondered “Can You Get Coloured Contact Lenses for Astigmatism?” you’ll be pleased to know that the answer is: Yes. On the Coloured Contacts website we have a wide variety of toric prescription coloured contacts that can be worn for vast variety of occasions and styles.
Is Air Optix color for astigmatism?
Currently, there are soft toric colored contacts available in daily disposable, weekly, and monthly varieties. Brand names of colored contacts for astigmatism include: Air Optix Colors.
Do biofinity contacts come in colors?
For example, CooperVision Expressions color contacts are available in eight colors: jade, blue, aqua, green, hazel, gray, blue topaz, and brown. And CooperVision uses a technologically advanced tinting process that gives your eyes a more natural and realistic color change—if that sort of thing is important to you.
Why are toric lenses so expensive?
It generally takes more expertise for an eye doctor to fit a patient for toric contacts than it does for regular lenses. For this reason, a toric lens fitting may cost more than a regular contact lens fitting. Since torics are more complex in design, the cost of replacing them will be higher than most regular contacts.
Is toric the same as astigmatism?
Toric contact lenses correct for astigmatism issues that arise from a different curvature of the cornea or lens in your eye (referred to as regular astigmatism, corneal astigmatism or lenticular astigmatism).
Can I wear normal lenses with astigmatism?
Answer: Yes, they can. In astigmatism, the eye is not perfectly round, so normal soft lenses don’t work as they curve to fit the shape of the eye. If the astigmatism is light, then a rigid gas permeable lens can sit on the front of the eye as the round shape of the lens corrects the vision.
Is Air Optix better than FreshLook?
FreshLook vs Air Optix
The significant difference between the two coloured contacts is that Air Optix Color is made from silicone hydrogel material. This allows a higher supply of oxygen to reach the eye, to keep your eyes hydrated and even more comfortable.
Is Air Optix for Astigmatism being discontinued?
The former AIR OPTIX® packaging will be phased out and be progressively replaced by the new contemporary packaging throughout 2017. Alcon will inform Eye Care Professionals of the change and provide them with up to date promotional materials featuring the new packaging.
How often do I change biofinity contacts?
Biofinity® contacts are monthly lenses and so should be disposed of and replaced every month.
Is it OK to sleep in biofinity contacts?
It is not recommended to sleep in your contacts unless you have been prescribed lenses that are specifically designed for this purpose. For example, Biofinity contact lenses have been approved for up to 6 nights/7 days of extended wear.