Contact Lenses at Wooding Opticians
If you are seeking an alternative to glasses, there are contact lenses to cater for almost every lifestyle and prescription. We supply many of the world’s top brands of contact lenses in daily, weekly or extended wear.
Our thorough contact lens assessment takes about 30 minutes.
If you are new to contacts, the consultation will also include trial lenses and a follow up appointment to see how you are getting on.
We help all those who need a little guidance putting in and taking out their contact lenses for the first time. We are on hand to answer any questions you may have throughout the process.
Contact Lens Types
Soft Daily Disposable Lenses
Soft contact lenses, also referred as disposable contact lenses, are an economical solution for part-time wearers as well as those who want a convenient, no-fuss daily contacts as there are no solutions or cleaning required.
Soft Monthly/Fortnightly Lenses
Certain soft contact lens models can be worn overnight but the vast majority do require cleaning and storing on a nightly basis. Ideal for those who want a better value option to daily disposables.
Gas Permeable Lenses
A type of hard contact lens used to shape the eyeball to correct astigmatisms or very high prescriptions, gas permeable lenses offer certain users more comfort than soft alternatives.
Also used to correct astigmatisms, toric contact lenses are specially designed to fit the shape of the eye. Disposable or monthly/fortnightly lens options are available which will determine the need for solutions and care.
These contacts are used to correct distance and near vision simultaneously. Disposable or monthly/fortnightly lenses are available which will determine the need for solutions and care.
Good To Know
Why Wear Contact Lenses?
Contact lenses can be a great choice for those who want to partake in sports and other activities and also for those who want the practicality of seeing clearly without the need for glasses.
Contact lens technology has improved drastically over the past few years meaning we can fit them according to your requirements.
Do You Need Glasses if You Have Contact Lenses?
We always recommend our patients to keep a pair of up-to-date glasses in case you are temporarily unable to wear your contact lenses. This could be because of an eye irritation or through personal choice.
How Often Do You Need a Contact Lens Assessment?
It’s important to have a yearly contact lens check to assess the health of your eye and ensure your prescription is up to date.