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The Different Kinds of Contact Lenses and What To Expect

There are several different types of plastic used to make contact lenses, and the most common types of lenses are hard and soft.

HARD CONTACTS. Also called a rigid, gas-permeable lens, these are usually made from plastic along with other materials. They will hold their shape while letting oxygen flow through the lens to your eye. They are helpful for people with astigmatism, or when they have a condition known as keratoconus (when the cornea becomes misshapen). Hard contacts will provide sharper vision when the cornea is curved.

SOFT CONTACTS. Most people choose soft contact lenses, as they tend to be more comfortable as well as being available in more options. Some of these options include:

When you need to wear prescription glasses but find them to be an inconvenience, contact lenses can be a great alternative. At Classic Vision Care here in Kennesaw, Marietta, and Atlanta, we offer contact lens prescriptions and fittings to enhance your visual acuity. Call us today!

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