Why contact lenses?

Never limit your vision based on your current resources 

Michael S. Hyatt

With new technology, contact lenses today are much more comfortable than they were 10 years ago. They are simple and can be worn most of the time. They are an excellent choice for giving you clear vision in the instances you don't want to wear glasses or can't wear your glasses. 

Freedom to leave your glasses at home

Contacts give you the opportunity to leave your glasses at home and safe in their case. Enjoy your night out without glasses ruining your outfit. 

Snowboard Jump

Great for sports & outdoor lifestyle

Get clear vision without the worry of broken glasses that comes with an active lifestyle. Contacts give better field of vision, no dirty glasses and don't get in the way of helmets and goggles.

Clinical evidence for some medical cases

There is evidence for certain contact lenses to help slow down the progression of myopia in children. In certain medical cases, contact lenses are a great option as a treatment.

Take your costume to the next level

With various lens designs available, you can choose from a large range of cosmetic lenses to complete your outfit for that dress up party. Coloured contact lenses that can enhance your natural eye colour are also available.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do Contact Lenses hurt when I wear them?

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No, contact lenses do not hurt when they are correctly inserted into the eye. You may feel that there is something in your eye, but it will not hurt. If it does, check the lens is inserted correctly and ensure there is no dust/lint on your lens.

Can I wear contact lenses if I have Dry Eyes/Allergies?

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Yes you can, it may be uncomfortable to wear contact lenses when your dry eye/allergies are active. Our optometrists can help determine the right lenses for you & any other alternative options.

Is there enough oxygen to my eyes if I wear lenses?

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New technology in contact lenses today definitely allow enough oxygen to the eye to ensure a comfortable wear without making your eye red and sore. The materials today in contacts are more comfortable than 10 years ago.

Can I sleep in my contact lenses?

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Sleeping in contact lenses is unadvised as it can increase your risk to serious eye infections. It can also make your eye red, irritated, sore and cause blurry vision. Our optometrists can recommend certain brands for overnight use if you need to.

I only know hard contact lenses, what's soft contacts?

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Soft contact lenses are a newer technology and material of lens, where they are more flexible and comfortable on the eye. They are easy to adapt to and can be a cheaper option than hard contact lenses. 

Can a contact lens move to the back of my eye?

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No, contact lenses can not get stuck behind your eyes. They can move underneath your top or bottom eyelid but can always be moved back into position or found with gently nudging. If you're having issues, come see our optometrists. 

Can a contact lens move to the back of my eye?
Is it normal for my glasses prescription to be different to my contact lens prescription?

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Yes, contact lens prescriptions can be different to your glasses prescription. Contact Lenses focus differently compared to glasses and the prescription takes that in account.