An Insight Into Colored Contacts…

Since they were first developed as hard glass lenses in the 1950s, contacts have gone through many transformations and technical improvements in quality, look and feel. Today, with the modern advancements of disposable lenses and toric lenses, more and more people are changing from spectacles and enjoying the benefits of corrective eye lenses. The latest, exciting development and daring innovation in the contact lens industry, however, is the fabulously varied colored contacts that are now widely available and gaining in popularity. Gone are the days when contact lenses were worn as a sight correction device. They are far more than just functional corrective eye wear – they’re now funky, fun and an outrageously theatrical fashion statement! Colored contacts let you …

All About Cataracts

The term cataracts refers to a clouding of the eye’s lens that is located behind the iris and pupil. This particular lens operates by focusing light on to the retina, much in the same way as a camera lens. The lens affected by cataracts is also involved in the eye’s focus. This lens consists of protein and water. This protein is precisely arranged for optimum functioning. However, during the natural aging process, these proteins can become clumped together and cause the eye to cloud. This cloud is what is known as a cataract and will most likely get larger as time progresses if left untreated. Your eye doctor will probably want to wait until the cataract interferes with your eyesight …

Advantages of Contact Lenses over Glasses

The functional advantages of contact lenses over glasses can be felt in areas like sports, working in humid conditions and also in occupations where glasses can be very inconvenient and may not be compatible when using equipment like special headgears. Contact lenses also offer aesthetic advantages as they do not alter the image of the person wearing it. When contact lenses are worn correctly on the cornea of the eye, the vision is very similar to the natural vision. The objects are seen in the right size and position without any kind of distortion of the image. When glasses are worn, the distance between the glasses and the eye vary making the objects appear smaller or larger than the actual …

Acuvue Contact Lenses – Bringing Out The Best In Your Eyes!

Contact lenses are small, optical, often soft, and remarkably thin lenses placed in the cornea of one’s eye. They improve the vision, and sometimes the physical appearance, of eyes. Contact lenses are usually an alternative to traditional eyeglasses, correcting a person’s vision without requiring them to wear ugly, awkward bifocals. However some people with naturally good eyesight still wear contacts, solely for cosmetic reasons – to enhance or change the color of their eye. Unlike eyeglasses, contact lenses are not easily affected by weather, are not especially fragile, and actually (in most cases) do a better job at improving a person’s eyesight. Not to mention, a glasses’ framing immediately hinders a person’s field of vision! This is not so with …

A few things about contact lenses

Word Count: Nowadays, it is estimated that more than 100 million people around the world wear contact lenses. These items are very popular and technology improves them daily making them even more desirable. Why do people wear contact lenses? There are people who wear contact lenses, instead of glasses, for esthetical reasons. They like themselves better with contact lenses than with glasses. Another reason that determines people to wear contact lenses is the cosmetic one. There is a great variety of decorative contact lenses that can change the eye’s appearance. And there are those who appreciate their practical side. They cannot play certain sports with glasses; they use devices that are incompatible with glasses etc. There is that category of …