Daily contact lenses: advantages and disadvantages

All the Daily contact lenses have now become the best alternative to correct refractive errors such as astigmatism, myopia and farsightedness.

The rise of these lenses is due to their comfort as they do not need special care such as monthly or quarterly lenses. In recent years they have evolved a lot and today there is a amplia range for every need.

Daily contact lenses: advantages and disadvantages

All the Daily contact lenses have now become the best alternative to correct refractive errors such as astigmatism, myopia and farsightedness.

The rise of these lenses is due to their comfort as they do not need special care such as monthly or quarterly lenses. In recent years they have evolved a lot and today there is a amplia range for every need.

Advantages of daily contact lenses

There are many reasons to choose daily contact lenses, but the main one among its users is to avoid the use of glasses for two reasons: not quite aesthetic and they offer a lower campor vision.

Contact lenses, on the other hand, offer the person comfort y ampvisual latitude, since they are located on the cornea and allow focus all the campor visually sharp.

When we talk specifically about the lenses of daily contact or single use we can point out the following and advantages:

  • Contact lenses are class IIa medical devices that have passed all the health regulatory controls contemplated by health legislation to guarantee their safe use by their users.
  • Daily or single-use lenses suggest a better hygiene, as there is no need for daily maintenance or wear due to the daily use of the same lens for several days or weeks. Daily lenses, they are not cleaned!. Every day you will use a new and germ-free one.
  • They are more practical. You can wear sunglasses without prescription and enjoy excellent vision. If the lens bothers you or has gotten dirty, simply throw it away and insert a new one.
  • They reduce the risk of contracting an intolerance to the use of contact lenses replacement fortnightly, monthly and even higher. The fact of wearing a new lens every day and not using maintenance solutions almost 100% avoids the problems associated with lack of hygiene or complications due to the toxicity of the chemical products used to keep the lenses longer.
  • These lenses are available to treat different refractive problems and with wide variety of graduations.
  • They offer higher freedom of movement to do any kind of sport.
  • Although it is not recommended to bathe with contact lenses, daily or single use, minimize risks  infection by being disposed of when removed from the eye.

Disadvantages of daily contact lenses

Daily contact lenses provide many benefits and are an ideal option compared to the rest of the lenses that exist on the market. However, they have some characteristics that can make them the least recommended solution. Let's see below the disadvantages of these lenses:

  • One of the main reasons some people refuse to wear daily contact lenses is the price. These lenses are more expensive than conventional lenses and, considering that they must be changed daily, the cost becomes more important. A box of 30 lenses is needed for each eye, that is, two boxes per month. Before choosing this option, it is recommended evaluate the monthly budget to make the right decision.
  • Although we can currently adapt this type of contact lens in almost all patients, not available for all prescriptions, so there will be people who will not be able to attend to their particular visual condition with this type of contact lens.
  • Many people who wear disposable contact lenses continue to experience ocular dryness. Although this symptom occurs to a lesser extent, it cannot be ruled out entirely.
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Daily contact lenses: advantages and disadvantages
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Daily contact lenses: advantages and disadvantages
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Daily contact lenses have come a long way and there is now a amplia range of this type of lenses. Discover its advantages and disadvantages.
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