Are you afraid of wearing contact lenses?

You are not alone in your situation! Many people are reluctant to try them and it is often because they lack information about these types of lenses. Here are 5 frequently asked questions we receive about contact lenses.

Problems of this kind are rather rare. The vast majority of scratch problems are related to a bad adjustment of the lenses. Failure to follow the optometrist’s recommendations, such as how often to change lenses, can also damage your eyes. If you experience discomfort while wearing your contact lenses, remove them as soon as possible and consult your optometrist.
Sports vision doctors agree that contact lenses are the best vision correction option for athletes. They can enhance visual skills like depth perception, peripheral awareness, and eye-hand/eye-foot coordination.
Unlike glasses, contacts offer athletes a competitive advantage because they stay in place under dynamic conditions, provide a wider vision field, and eliminate the risk of glasses-related injuries. Contact lenses also make it easy to wear protective goggles.
Ask your doctor. It depends on the type of lens you’re wearing, the composition of your tear film, your general eye health, and other factors.
Vision Store contact lenses and certain soft lenses can be slept in, but never wear them while sleeping unless your eye care practitioner says you can.
These are two really strong myths we hear about all the time. It is physically impossible to lose a contact lens behind one’s eyes because a membrane connects the eyeball with the eyelids, preventing the lenses from sliding behind the eye. Neither can they merge with the eyes since they are made of quality materials that are designed to stay on the surface of the eye. Using the recommended method, the lenses can be removed very easily.
That depends on how responsible the child is. This decision is best made jointly between you, your child and your eye doctor.