Contact lenses Instead Reading Glasses

Contact lenses Instead Reading GlassesA contact lens worn each night could remove the need for reading glasses in middle age.
The technique – which experts liken to braces for the teeth – alters the shape of the eye to correct vision, without needing glasses or surgery.

The lenses work by gently pressing on the eye to restore it to the shape of someone with normal vision. Because they are worn while asleep, the wearer no longer needs their vision corrected during the day with reading glasses.

And because the lenses aren’t worn in the day, the eyes still get sufficient oxygen.
Most middle-aged people experience some age related decline in near vision, known as presbyopia.

Typical symptoms include having to hold a menu further away to get the text in focus – and many people require bifocals or reading glasses.

But the new technique – known as hyperopic orthokeratology – offers an alternative, according to Dr Paul Gifford of Australia’s University of New South Wales.

Typical symptoms include having to hold a menu further away to get the text in focus – and many people require bifocals or reading glasses.

Presbyopia is caused by age-related loss of flexibility in the cornea-the transparent front part that lets light into the eye.

Eye examination confirmed that the lenses altered the shape of the cornea, as they were designed to do.

Read the full article on dailymail.co.uk published by Anna Hodgekiss
Contact lenses are worn by millions people. Some people don’t like the appearance of frames and others want to change the color of their eyes. Contact lenses also provide wearers with more peripheral vision and they don’t accumulate moisture from rain or snow.
Lenses work by gently pressing on the eye to restore it to the shape of someone with normal vision

If you’re on the fence regarding contact lenses or eyeglasses, it’s important to consider your lifestyle. If you love to play sports, contact lenses might be a good choice. Another option is buying both – contact lenses and eyeglasses. This way you can have the best of both worlds!

Drop in to 20/20 Eyeglass Superstore today and check out our great discounts on both contact lenses and eyeglasses. We look forward to seeing you!

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