Over 30 million people in the U.S. safely and comfortably wear contact lenses as their primary method of vision correction.There are now multiple types of contact lenses available including soft, disposable, toric for astigmatism, and scleral lenses for special corneal problems. To find out if contacts can help you see better, call or make an appointment online today with one of the doctors at James N. Cohn M.D. & Associates in Fremont, California.
Contact lenses are medical devices that get worn directly on the cornea of your eye to help to correct refractive errors. In order to do so, contact lenses either add or subtract focusing power from your eye's cornea and lens.
The four most common types of contact lenses are:
While good eyesight is important for everyday activities and contributes to overall well-being and independence, choosing between eyeglasses and contact lenses often comes down to individual comfort, lifestyle, and budget.
Some of the benefits of wearing contact lenses include:
Undergoing a complete eye exam and fitting reduces your risk of complications. Additionally, it is essential that you follow the care directions to avoid injury and infection. To discuss the vision correction option that contact lenses offer, call or make an appointment online today with one of the doctors at James N. Cohn M.D. & Associates in Fremont, California.