If you wear contact lenses uses a child

If you wear contact lenses uses a child

If you wear contact lenses uses a child

In the case of teenage children are no issues with respect to independent use of contact lenses does not arise. But what if the parents choose contact lenses as a means of correcting their very young children?In this case, the main contribution to safe contact lens wear is made by an expert on the selection of lenses and the child’s parents.First during the selection must take into account a number of features: for example, the mobility of the lens in the eye of the child should be slightly smaller than an adult, respectively, the lens should be fitted to the cornea in a child is denser than in the adult, in order to avoid its loss from the eye and loss.It is important not to forget to instruct both children and their parents regarding the use of contact lenses and care for them. (more…)

Oxygen transmission rate of contact lenses

Oxygen transmission rate of contact lenses

Oxygen transmission rate of contact lenses

One of the most important characteristics of contact lenses, affecting the safety of wearing them is the transmission rate of oxygen to the cornea (Dk / t). Today in the optical market availability of advanced silicone hydrogel lenses, which have a high value of Dk / t and do not cause any discomfort when wearing.In particular, such lenses is an updated version of the first commercially available silicone hydrogel lenses Pure Vision company Bausch + Lomb, which is essentially a new silicone hydrogel lenses with the same title.Pure Vision lenses have high oxygen transmission rate – 110 Barrer / cm. With aspherical design of the front surface of the new lenses Pure Vision practically eliminate spherical aberration, thereby improving the quality of vision. The lens also has become much more comfortable – due to the improved smoothness of the surface and a lower modulus of elasticity, which decreased by 28%. (more…)

On the safety lenses More

On the safety lenses More

On the safety lenses More

Yet the absence of injury – this is not all that includes the issue safe wearing contact lenses.Moreover, the likelihood of injury is not as crucial in assessing the health safety, the likelihood of complications and diseases that could result from this type of vision correction, which may be due to low transmission of oxygen to the cornea,lack of stability to the sediments and the low wettability of the lens surface.In order to assess the following factors associated with safe wearing of contact lenses, imagine this situation: the family is sent in the evening in a car for shopping or at dusk returning home after the weekend, a nice outdoors.And here an important role in whether contact lenses are safe for family members in this situation, play their optical characteristics and design of which depend on the degree of visual acuity, for example, that a family member who has a car, at any time of day and night, in any light. (more…)

Convenience, practicality and safety of contact lenses

Convenience, practicality and safety of contact lenses

Convenience, practicality and safety of contact lenses

Family well-being is made up of many factors, such as a complete communication, wholesome common recreation, reasonable care for the health of all family members.With all of this plays an important role good vision and, hence, in many cases – and the selection method of vision correction, which would allow children and their parents to see life in vivid colors, not limited to members of the family in the selection of joint leisure and, of course, is not represented threats to their health.It is optimal in these respects are contact lenses? Can the whole family to choose them as a safe and convenient means of vision correction? Let’s see.
Make a choice in favor of contact lenses family may, for example, from aesthetic considerations.Adults may be for one reason or another do not want to wear glasses – perhaps they think that their old glasses or undesirable effect on their image in the eyes of friends and colleagues. (more…)

Astigmatism sport and recreation is not a hindrance

Astigmatism sport and recreation is not a hindrance

Astigmatism sport and recreation is not a hindrance

Those who come to the doctor or optometrist to pick up contact lenses, often in need of correction, not only of myopia and hyperopia, and astigmatism of one or both eyes.On the need for correction of astigmatism, toric contact lenses are a strong reminder to all in the specialized literature. And gradually, physicians are beginning to apply them in their practice.According to recent research conducted by the journal Contact Lens Spectrum, in 2009, the number of rebounds toric lenses was 10% of the total selection of contact lenses worldwide.In the optical market specialists is available a lot of toric contact lenses that can provide patients with astigmatism greater opportunities for choice of leisure and sports hobbies.Some of them – Toric biocompatible contact lenses Proclear Toric monthly replacement company Cooper Vision.The production of these lenses uses a unique PC technology that allows linking of hydrogel polymer with phosphorylcholine, which provides the perfect eyes moistening, and superior comfort even in the dry atmosphere and constant eyestrain.  (more…)

“Transient” – an excellent option for sports and recreation

"Transient" - an excellent option for sports and recreation

"Transient" - an excellent option for sports and recreation

User-day contact lenses do not have to spend time paying attention to the care of lenses, and he has absolutely no reason for concern about the lipid and protein deposits on their surface.If you use contact lenses of any other modes of wear should be thinking about effective methods of disinfection of lenses, such as after swimming in a closed or open water.In addition, you must remember to remove from their surface sediments, which otherwise may lead to discomfort, deterioration of optical characteristics of lenses and other problems. And with a one-day lenses, everything is much simpler: removed the old couple, say, after swimming, put on a new – and no worries!Currently, almost all the leading manufacturers of contact lenses produce a one-day lenses, and those users who choose them, do not deprive themselves of any benefits of planned replacement lenses. In the one-day lenses today embodies the most advanced in contact correction of vision.This is easily seen with specific examples. Not long ago, the company Johnson & Johnson Vision Care released the world’s first silicone hydro-gel contact lenses daily replacement of a-Day Acuvue TruEye, which has developed a unique technology Hydraclear 1possible to introduce a greater volume of moisturising component in the structure of the lens material to create an ultra-smooth and wet contact lenses. (more…)

Suitable lenses exist for all!

Suitable lenses exist for all!

Suitable lenses exist for all!

In a previous article we looked at three main arguments, to suggest that the optical means of correcting vision contact lenses – the most acceptable solution for those who are active leisure and sports prefer passive forms of recreation. However, among these supporters healthy lifestyle as there are people with myopia and hyperopia with. In addition, many of them are in need of correction of astigmatism, and upon reaching 40 years, comes the need and the correction of presbyopia. Can I meet the visual needs of all of these patients with contact lenses? Of course, the answer is positive, because available today on the market, the optical range of contact lenses offers great opportunities for the correction of patients with any type of refractive error. (more…)

Ideal for vision correction for active people

Ideal for vision correction for active people

Ideal for vision correction for active people

For those who lead an active life, and in his leisure hours lying on the couch prefers sports, the best means of vision correction are contact lenses. And there are several reasons. First, compared with glass lenses contact lenses do not restrict the field of view and do not cause peripheral aberrations, which is a very important factor for successful participation in team sports in which players simply need a wide viewing angle. Secondly, contact lenses, unlike glasses lenses do not distort the actual size of objects and the distance to them. This is essential, because the glasses with a high degree of myopia all objects appear larger and closer than they really are.Meanwhile, the perception of natural object size and distance from them allows a person to accurately calculate their actions in the game. Third, a powerful argument for a decision on the use of contact lenses during sports activities is security. (more…)

The most common mistakes when using contact lenses

The most common mistakes when using contact lenses

The most common mistakes when using contact lenses

The most common mistakes when using contact lenses
1. I do not need a doctor’s consultation, I can choose the lens itself.
The desire to save – this is quite natural, but if you choose to wear contact lenses, you should understand and accept the fact that your costs will include not only the cost of contact lenses, but the cost of medical services.Hike to the doctor before you buy new contact lenses – a prerequisite, contact lenses are medical supplies. Saving for a doctor, an ophthalmologist, you risk to get not match your vision, or the size of the eye lens.In the best case, you lose the money spent on the purchase of lenses, at worst, be harmful to your health. Therefore, for the purchase of contact lenses, you should contact the office contact correction.Physician ophthalmologist should check your vision, measure the required parameters and examine your eyes using biomicroscopy, discuss with you the possible mode of wearing and replacement lenses, listen to your wishes. (more…)