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Contact Lenses

CONTACT LENSES

Many people are choosing contact lenses for vision correction, as they offer several advantages over spectacles. Beth, our contact lens specialist, is available every Wednesday and selected Fridays and Saturdays.

  • Contact lenses offer a natural all-round vision.
  • They are simple and convenient to use and expand lifestyle choices
  • Have many advantages for sport and leisure activities
  • Can be worn every day, part-time or just for going out and special occasions. Vision with contact lenses can be as good as with spectacles
  • Contact lenses can correct almost all eyesight conditions and are suitable for people of all ages
  • The latest contact lenses and solutions provide excellent comfort and eye health

YOU CHOOSE:

  • Buy your lenses as and when needed (no contract) and receive 10% off your spectacles or;
  • Sign up to our monthly standing order scheme and all your contact lens care appointments are FREE and you receive 20% off your spectacles. Lenses are ordered automatically, with no need for you to phone us.

A great range is available and our contact lens specialist Elizabeth Ralph is on hand to advise you on all aspects of contact lenses.

  • Monthly – Wear the same lens each day for up to 1 month. Once open the shelf life is 30 days and not 30 "wears". Solutions and a lens case are needed.
  • Daily – Wear once and discard. More flexible, no maintenance, suited to occasional sport/occasion wear and good for people with allergies, irritated by solutions.
  • Toric – Daily or monthly lens for astigmatism (an unequal curvature on the surface of the eye that results in blurred vision.)
  • All day & night – You can sleep in them. Good for new parents or people who work long hours.

BRANDS WE OFFER:

  • J + J/ Acuvue
    • Moist dailies
    • Oasys
  • Alcon
    • Total 1
    • Air Optix
  • Biofinity
    • Biofinity
    • Clarity
    • My Day
    • Proclear

FAQ

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What should I do if I drop a lens?
  What should I do if I drop a lens?   Dropping a lens is a common occurrence and it
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Should I wear my contact lenses if my eyes are sore?
  Should I wear my contact lenses if my eyes are sore?   Contact lenses can cause irritation or exacerbate
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Can I reuse my daily lenses?
  Can I reuse my daily lenses?   In short no. Daily lenses are specifically designed to be used only
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What happens if I loose a lens?
  What happens if I loose a lens?   For monthly lens wearers loosing a contact lens can be a
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Can my contact lens get behind my eye?
  Can my contact lenses get behind in my eye?   It's not an uncommon worry but it's totally unfounded.
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Can I sleep in my contact lenses?
  Can I sleep in my contact lenses? Unless you are wearing contact lenses specifically designed to be slept in
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What do I do if my contact lens rips?
  What happens if I rip a lens?   If you are a regular contact lens wearer chances are that
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Can I swim in my contact lenses?
  Can I swim in my contact lenses? Contact lenses aren't safe for swimming. In fact the best practise is
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How much do contact lenses cost?
  How much do contact lenses cost?   Cost depends entirely on the type of lens that you're fitted with.
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What age should I stop wearing contact lenses?
  What age should I stop wearing lenses?   There's no age at which you should stop wearing contact lenses,
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How old do I have to be to wear contact lenses?
  How old do I have to be to wear lenses ?   There's no minimum age for contact lens
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Can I have contact lenses if I wear varifocals?
  Can I have contact lenses if I wear varifocals?   There are a number of contact lens options if
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Can I wear contact lenses if I wear glasses for reading?
  Can wear contact lenses if I wear glasses for reading?   Of course! As we enter our forties many
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Can I still wear contact lenses with dry eye?
  Can I have contact lenses if I have dry eyes?   Previously you may have been told by your
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Can Children Wear Contact Lenses?
  Can children wear contact lenses?   In short- yes! Contact lenses are suitable for any child able to put
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