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Types of Contact Lenses

Multifocal Bifocal 
Rigid Gas Permeable Contact Lenses, Soft Contact Lenses

Some 40 percent of the population exceeds the age of 45. Industry data indicates that between 20 and 50 percent of presbyopes are interested in contact lenses. We offer contact lens options with the most innovative optical designs allowing you to see clearly at all distances – near, far, and everywhere in-between.  Gas Permeable Multifocal designs sometimes offer, especially in the area of optics, better advantages compared to other multifocal systems. Soft lens multifocal designs are also available.

Rigid Gas Permeable Contact Lenses, Scleral Lenses, Hybrid Lenses, Soft Lenses

Keratoconus is a progressive eye condition that causea abnormal corneal thinning and irregular astigmatism. Treatiment typically involves rigid contact lenses improve vision by means of creating the effect of a smoother cornea.  Therefore, spectacles or conventional soft contact lenses usually do not provide these patients with a satisfactory degree of vision.  Some patients require use of larger scleral lenses, soft-rigid hybrid lenses or piggyback systems (rigid contact lens fit together with a soft contact lens) as alternative options.

Accelerated Orthokeratology
Paragon CRT RGPs

Orthokeratology is the non-surgical improvement of eyesight through the therapeutic use of contact lenses. It safely and predictably improves vision without the need for glasses or daytime contact lenses.  The principle is similar to the use of a dental retain used by dentists to align teeth as these lenses are worn during the night while sleeping.  Visit our ortho~k page.

Astigmatism, Myopia, Hyperopia
Rigid Gas Permeable Contact Lenses, Soft Contact Lenses, Hybrid Contact Lenses

Soft contact lenses are the most common modality and have become the standard for contact lens wear in every day wear.  The rigid gas permeable lenses take first-time wearer a somewhat longer time to adapt to than soft however once adapted, they can be worn with good comfort and safety by most individuals. Rigid lenses offer the benefits of maximum optical performance, ease of care, while providing good oxygen supply to the cornea.  They are more customized than soft lenses, and can be designed in virtually any size, shape, and prescription.