If you wear correctional lenses to see but prefer to show off your eyes on occasion, contact lenses may be for you. You are able to see without wearing eyeglasses. Although some people find contact lenses uncomfortable or they have issues seeing with them, there are specialty and custom options available.
What Are Specialty and Custom Contacts?
Most contact lenses are a basic one size fits all. They come in a certain lens size, length, and shape. Not all patients have the same lens size, length, shape, or strength. With a specialty and custom contact lens, they come in extended spherical powers to allow the contact lens to correctly fit the eyes. Specialty and custom lens also come in extending range lenses which help those that need a stronger lens.
Who Can Benefit From Specialty and Custom Contacts?
People who have tried contact lenses that do not fit well or are uncomfortable and make your eyes itch could benefit from specialty and custom lenses. If you have steep or flat corneas, special custom contacts could help. Someone with a significant astigmatism, aphakia, degenerative myopia, or keratoconus would likely benefit from specialty or custom contacts.
How Does an Eye Doctor Fit for Specialty and Custom Contacts?
A doctor will examine your eyes to take measurements and determine the size of lenses you need. The shape of the corneas are calculated so that the lens curve naturally for the best fit.
Traditional one size fits all lens not working? Contact O’Brien Vision Center to let us order you specialty or custom contacts to wear comfortably and see clearly.