Contact lenses are a safe and comfortable alternative to spectacles
With recent developments in design, technology and materials, the world of contact lenses has changed beyond all recognition. Today's contact lenses are easy to wear and offer a safe and comfortable alternative to spectacles, especially for social and sports wearers, not to mention a new lease of life to those with very difficult lens prescriptions.
At Smith & Swepson Opticians Ltd, we are able to offer you expert advice and trials with any type of contact lens you require, including disposable, monovision, bifocal, multifocal or speciality lenses, and gas permeable lenses for astigmatism, worn on a daily, fortnightly or monthly basis.
Based on your lens prescription, Amy will suggest the type of lens most suited to your eyes and your lifestyle, explaining how to wear and maintain them depending on your requirements.
We remain a strongly independent business and have built a reputation for quality and attention to detail.
Our access to an extensive range of products on the market means that we can provide a facility that is both encompassing and specialised, depending on each client’s unique requirements. We very much look forward to welcoming you to our practice soon.
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Soft Daily Disposable Lenses
Soft contact lenses, also referred as disposable contact lenses, are an economical solution for part-time wearers as well as those who want a convenient, no-fuss daily contacts as there are no solutions or cleaning required.
Soft Monthly/Fortnightly Lenses
Certain soft contact lens models can be worn overnight but the vast majority do require cleaning and storing on a nightly basis. Ideal for those who want a better value option to daily disposables.
Gas Permeable Lenses
A type of hard contact lens used to shape the eyeball to correct astigmatisms or very high prescriptions, gas permeable lenses offer certain users more comfort than soft alternatives.
Also used to correct astigmatisms, toric contact lenses are specially designed to fit the shape of the eye. Disposable or monthly/fortnightly lens options are available which will determine the need for solutions and care.
These contacts are used to correct distance and near vision simultaneously. Disposable or monthly/fortnightly lenses are available which will determine the need for solutions and care.