Contact Lenses For You
Our Contact Lens Brands
Do you have trouble seeing? Your optometrist may prescribe you contact lenses. Wearing contact lenses can provide you with many of the benefits that eyeglasses do, but without having to wear anything on your face. One of our highly trained optometric assistants will instruct you how to properly insert and remove contact lenses. We have a wide range of contact lenses to choose from, these include single vision, multifocal, toric, as well as the new transition contacts. We carry contact brands such as Johnson & Johnson, Alcon, and CooperVision. Please get in touch with Waterdown Optometric Clinic for more information today.
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The Benefits of Contact Lenses
- Improved vision
- Easy adaptation
- Comfortable to wear
- Easy application and care
- Ideal for active lifestyles
- No need for frames
New Transition Contact Lenses
We are excited to announce brand new contact lens technology from Johnson & Johnson: the Acuvue Oasys with Transitions. Just like Transitions eyeglass lenses, this contact lenses turns dark when exposed to UV light. In combination with UV-blocking sunglasses, we can offer your eyes unprecedented protection from the sun’s harmful rays. Contact us today at Waterdown Optometric Clinic to learn more!
Frequently Asked Questions
About Contact Lenses
Will I Feel Them?
If you are wearing them properly, you should not be able to feel your contact lenses. If worn improperly, you may experience discomfort, impaired vision or irritation.
Will I Get Dry Eyes?
To avoid getting dry eyes, your optometrist may recommend drinking at least six to eight glasses of water a day, blinking regularly or using re-wetting drops. If you often suffer from dry eyes, your optometrist may be able to prescribe you with lenses that are designed to retain moisture.
Can Contact Lenses Get Behind My Eyes?
It is not possible for a contact lens to get behind your eye, due to their design.
What Are the Side Effects?
Generally, those who wear contact lenses will not experience any side effects. Some symptoms you may encounter can include minor irritations and sensitivity to light. Some minor irritations can include watering, redness, itchiness and burning.