Eye Doctor in Fort Lee
Are you a long-time glasses wearer interested in updating your look? Contact lenses offer a number of advantages that may interest you. At Palisades Optometry, your Fort Lee eye doctor, we work with the leading contact lens manufacturers to provide you with the latest advancements in visual lenses. Your eye doctor will be able to determine which contact lenses are right for you.
Today’s contact lenses are more versatile, comfortable and convenient than ever before. Contact lens place your whole field of vision into focus, without the limitation of glasses’ frames. They do not fog up in warm temperatures, and you can wear them with non-prescription sunglasses. Contacts also offer increased freedom in sports and leisure activities. A contact refers to a small, synthetic lens placed on a film of tears that cover the surface of your eye. Contacts can be used to treat nearsightedness, farsightedness, blurred vision and age-related loss of vision. They can also be used cosmetically to correct irregularities or disfigurements of the eye, or simply to change your eye color. About 35 million people across the country wear contacts, and they are growing in popularity still. The most popular and comfortable type is the soft lens contact, which is made of water absorbing materials. The water content makes the lens soft and more comfortable. These types of lenses may be disposable, a new lens for each day’s wear. Rigid gas-permeable contacts, or RGPs, take some getting used to, but can provide crisper vision results. This type of contact may be recommended for certain more complicated prescriptions addressing particular conditions. Your Fort Lee eye doctor will be able to choose the correct design and accurate fit your contact lenses to give the most comfortable experience, best results, and to keep your eyes healthy.
When you come in to meet with your Fort Lee eye doctor at Palisades Optometry, be sure to ask about your options for transitioning to contact lenses. Our friendly office staff make it easy to schedule an appointment. Give us a call today.