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What is Contact Lens?

Contact lens is a medical device which is used to correct refractive errors, help to heal abnormalities of front surface of the cornea and for better cosmetics. Contact lens provides a full field of unobstructed vision, which is good for peoples who lead an active life and play Sports.

Contact lenses have been around for more than 100 years. Advances in contact lens technology made in recent years allow everyone to wear contact lenses with a lot of comfort. If you are new to Contact lenses, it is advisable to consult an Eye Care Professionals (ECP). ECP evaluates your visual needs and eye health to help determine the best type of lens for you.

Contact lens Types based on Material

1. Hard Contact Lens : Hard lenses are made from PMMA. However, these materials no longer in process due to their impermeability to Oxygen.

2. Rigid Gas Permeable Contact Lens : Also known as “RGP lens”. These Lenses are made up of materials which are permeable to Oxygen. Provides
crisp clear vision and also good for high cylindrical powers.

3. Soft Contact Lens : Lenses are made from Hydrogel and Silicone Hydrogel materials. It covers the entire cornea. Most popular type of contact lenses
worn nowadays are healthy and comfortable over RGP & Hard lenses as -

  • Better initial comfort with faster adaptation.
  • Disposable lens options are available; which is healthier and more hygienic.
  • Suitable for most of the people.

Type : Based on the material they are available in two forms -

  • Hydrogel : Soft, wettable and highly comfortable.
  • Silicone Hydrogel: Soft, wettable , highly comfortable with high Oxygen permeability.

Lens designs are available to correct various types of vision problems

  • Spherical: Myopia (nearsightedness) or Hyperopia (farsightedness).
  • Toric: For astigmatism or cylindrical power.
  • Multifocal / Bifocal: Correct presbyopia, age-related phenomenon and decreased ability to obtain a full range of vision.
  • Colour: To enhance natural appearance.

Types based on Wearing Modalities

  • Daily Wear – worn during the day and removed before sleeping
  • Flexible Wear – daily wear with occasional overnight wear
  • Extended Wear – worn uninterrupted up to 7 days and 6 nights before removal
  • Continuous Wear - worn uninterrupted up to 30 days and 29 nights before removal

Types based on Replacement Modalities

  • Conventional / Traditional – 12 months
  • Frequent replacement / Planned replacement – 1 month or 3 months
  • Disposable – weekly or fortnightly
  • Daily disposable – 1 day / single use

Advantages of Contact Lens over Spectacles :

Every day a large number of people are opting for contact lenses over spectacles for various reasons :

  • Freedom from spectacle weight: Contact lens gives you complete freedom in your active lifestyle. Unaffected by quick body movements in sports
    and similar activities.
  • Wider Field of Vision: No restrictions in Field of Vision like Spectacle. Objects appear in their original size and position.
  • Sunglasses wear: Wear of sunglasses becomes possible with availability of wide range of Sunglasses.
  • Comfort: Contact lenses made by latest technology offers a very comfortable wear, with no sensation of wear. Discomforts from frames like pinching,
    marks on nose due to nose pads can be totally avoided.
  • Natural look: Contact lens allows your appearance with natural look.

Care for your Contact Lens :

Contact Lens care & maintenance are very important for good vision and healthy eyes. Cleaning, disinfecting and storage play a vital role in successful
usage. Contact your Eye Care Professionals for further information.

If you experience discomfort or poor vision when wearing contact lenses, chances are that an adjustment or change of lens can help. Today, more contact
lens choices than ever are available to provide comfort, good vision, and healthy eyes. If you're not feeling good and seeing well, see consultation with
your eye doctor

ben franklin offers all the contact lens products from world renowned Companies

SoftLens 59
Hydrogel Monthly Disposable
  • 1. UniFit Technology & 59% water content make these lenses as comfortable as wearing nothing in the eye
  • 2. “Fresh feel” round the year due to hygiene of a new lens every month
  • 3. Soflens 59 lenses are easy to handle due to the revolutionary lens design

SofLens Toric
Hydrogel Monthly Disposable
  • 1. Soflens 59 lenses are easy to handle due to the revolutionary lens design.
  • 2. “Fresh feel” round the year due to hygiene of a new lens every month.
  • 3. 66% water content make these lenses as comfortable as wearing nothing in the eye.

Pure Vision 2
Silicone Hydrogel with High Definition™ Monthly Disposable
  • 1. High Definition Optics for clear, crisp vision – especially in low light.
  • 2. Comfort Moist Technology for comfort on insertion and recommended for Dry Eye patients
  • 3. High oxygen transmissibility for bright, healthy eyes
  • 4. Thin lens design, yet remarkably easy to handle
  • 5. Ideal for up to 24 hours use.

Pure Vision Toric
  • 1. Provides five times more Oxygen.
  • 2. Provides smooth & wet surface for comfortable lens wear.
  • 3. Excellent end of the day comfort & recommended for Dry Eye patients.
  • 4. Ideal for up to 24 hours use.
  • 5. Comfort-enhancing AerGel material repels debris and stays moist all day.
  • 6. Exceptional stability and vision you’ve come to expect from our Lo-Torque design in a silicone hydrogel material to correct your cylindrical power also.

SoftLens Daily Disposable One Day Disposable
  • 1. No lens care required & Hassle free usage.
  • 2. Most Comfortable & ideal for traveling and occasional wear
  • 3. Surface moisturizing effects ensures all day comfort
  • 4. Flexibility of full-time or part-time wear.

Acuvue Clear
Hydrogel Monthly Disposable
  • 1. Made from proven etafilicon - A material, which is soft and comfortable
  • 2. ACUVUE CLEAR® costs the same as a pair of spectacles. Yet you gain so much more freedom for your eyes
  • 3. Fresh feel” round the year due to hygiene of a new lens every month

Acuvue 2
Hydrogel Bi-weekly Disposable
  • 1. ACUVUE® 2 has High-Tech Contour Intelligent Design™, making the lenses so comfortable that you can wear them for longer periods of time.
  • 2. The lenses hold shape easily on your fingertip, making them easy to insert and remove
  • 3. Initial and End of the Day Comfort
  • 4. Excellent Hygiene

Acuvue Qasys Silicone Hydrogel Bi-weekly Disposable
  • 1. ACUVUE OASYS® are the next generation silicone hydrogels with HYDRACLEAR® Plus technology
  • 2. Lenses are designed to resist dehydration (internal waiting agents) for supreme comfort and recommended for Dry Eye patients
  • 3. Enhanced satisfaction with High Oxygen Transmission
  • 4. Lenses are designed for when your eyes need to be up to the challenge, even in demanding environments e.g. computer work, air-conditioned offices, aeroplane travel and daily commuting.

Acuvue Qsysy For Astigmatism
Silicone Hydrogel Bi-weekly Toric Disposable
  • 1. Brings the freedom of wearing contact lenses to people with astigmatism.
  • 2. Has the material properties of ACUVUE OASYS® Brand Contact Lenses to deliver an ultra smooth lens designed for superior comfort even in challenging environments that make eyes feel tired & dry.
  • 3. Crisp, stable vision all day long due to revolutionary Accelerated Stabilisation Design.
  • 4. Offering one of the highest level of UV Protection of any soft astigmatic contact lens in today's market – what we call Class 1. Helps protect eyes from harmful UV rays†.

1 Day Acuvue Moist One Day Disposable
  • 1. Healthiest way to wear Contact Lenses
  • 2. Moisture rich ingredient locks-in moisture reducing dryness & discomfort
  • 3. Enhance water retention in the lens
  • 4. Excellent comfort that does not blink away throughout the day
  • 5. Flexibility of full-time or part-time wear

Ask Us :
optometrist@benfranklin.in