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Hard To Fit Contacts vs Regular Contacts

When you are about to get contact lenses, it is crucial to go for a contact lens exam since it ensures you get the most suitable lenses for your vision needs. At Luke Eye Associates in Midland, we aim is to provide timely eye care solutions to suit the unique needs of our patients, which sometimes includes hard-to-fit contacts.

What Are Regular Contact Lenses?

Regular contact lenses are contacts designed to be worn by people who don’t have issues that make wearing contact lenses difficult. They are used to correct various vision issues and provide a good alternative to glasses. The most common type of regular lenses is soft lenses. These lenses are available for daily, weekly, monthly, and extended wear. The lenses you get depend on your vision needs and preference.

What Are Hard to Fit Contacts?

Hard-to-fit contacts are contacts designed for people who experience trouble wearing regular contacts. Some of the most common types of these contacts include:

  • Scleral lenses
  • Rigid gas permeable lenses
  • Daily lenses
  • Toric lenses
  • Monovision lenses
  • Multifocal lenses

Some of the conditions that can make you a candidate for hard to fit contacts include:

  • Dry eyes
  • Giant papillary conjunctivitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Astigmatism
  • Post refractive surgery
  • Presbyopia

Get Contact Lenses at Luke Eye Associates In Midland, TX

If you need contact lenses and are unsure whether you need regular or hard-to-fit contacts, our eye doctors will help you determine the most suitable option for your vision needs. You will undergo a contact lens exam so that our optometrist can make the right prescription. We will help you get contacts that address your vision needs and keep you comfortable. Call our team today at (432) 234-1795 or reach us through our website by using our online contact form.

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