Starting with contact lenses - instruction, advice and guides
Thinking of making contact lenses part of your
routine? There’s much to consider, so let’s get started! Contact lenses
offer many benefits for active lifestyles, and they’re now more
comfortable and cost-effective than ever. Sports people and those needing
reading glasses love the freedom and flexibility that contact lenses afford. Or,
perhaps you simply prefer your own appearance without bulky glasses frames.
Whatever your reasons for starting with contact lenses, we’re here to help.
You’ll first need an eye exam and consultation with your optician, and our
library of resources can help you with the rest.
Our pros and cons article will help you determine if contact lenses suit your lifestyle and budget. If the answer is yes, then you’ll need to schedule that first appointment with your optometrist. We’ll let you know exactly what to expect during this exam, so you’ll be well prepared. Your eye-care provider will teach you how to insert and how to remove your lenses, but in case you need a crash course, consult our step-by-step guide. Your eye health is our first priority, so that’s why we’ve also prepared a guide to cleaning your lenses effectively. Finally, once you’re a pro, you’ll want to order your contact lenses online. Learn how to decipher your prescription to make ordering quick and easy.