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Contact lenses explained

This handy tool will help you find out what types of contact lenses are right for you and the benefits which they can bring.

Please note that the following information is for guideline purposes only and is not intended to substitute professional advice.

  • Long days and nights

    Best for long days and nights

    Do you live your life to the full and need to wear your contact lenses for long periods of time? If so, you need a contact lens that:

    1. Is designed with moisture locking technology for an ultra-smooth lens and better end-of-day comfort.
    2. Allows the highest level of oxygen to your eyes to help keep them looking white, bright and healthy.

    The best contact lenses for long days and nights are:

    Good

    Proclear Compatibles

    Reusable lens | Available for astigmatism | Available as multifocal Better

    Biofinity

    Reusable lens | Available for astigmatism Best

    1•DAY ACUVUE® TruEye™

    Daily disposable lens
  • healthy contact lenses

    Best for keeping eyes healthy

    Do you want to keep your eyes as healthy as they can possibly be? We have contact lenses designed with the latest technologies which:

    1. Offer the highest UV protection to protect your eyes from the suns harmful rays.
    2. Allows the highest level of oxygen to your eyes to help keep them looking white, bright and healthy.

    For superior oxygen delivery and healthy looking eyes we recommend:

    Good

    Proclear Compatibles

    Reusable lens | Available for astigmatism | Available as multifocal Better

    Biofinity

    Reusable lens | Available for astigmatism Best

    1•DAY ACUVUE® TruEye™

    Daily disposable lens
  • sports contact lenses

    Best for occasional use in sport

    Do you play sports occasionally and want that edge over your opponents? Well daily disposable contact lenses can help:

    1. They give you better peripheral vision than glasses.
    2. They won't fall off or slip down when you move or sweat.
    3. They don't mist up and can be worn under ski goggles, masks or helmets.
    4. Plus many offer UV protection to protect your eyes from the suns harmful rays.

    The best contact lenses available for sport are:

    Good

    Vision Express Eye Expert Daily

    Daily disposable lens Better

    Vision Express Horizo₂n

    Reusable lens Best

    1•DAY ACUVUE® MOIST™

    Daily disposable lens
  • When sunglasses won't do contact lenses

    Best for when specs don’t make sense

    Are there times when you don't want to wear your glasses like nights out or special occasions? When you want to show off your eyes without glasses getting in the way?

    Or do you want to wear sunglasses but can’t get them in your prescription?

    Well we have a range of contact lenses which are great for these occasions:

    Good

    Proclear Compatibles

    Reusable lens | Available for astigmatism | Available as multifocal Better

    Night&Day Aqua

    Reusable lens Best

    1•DAY ACUVUE® MOIST®

    Daily disposable lens
  • office contact lenses

    Best for the office

    Do you experience dry eyes during your day at the office?

    We know offices can be challenging environments with air conditioning and heating. Now we have a range of contact lenses which can help combat what the office throw at us. They offer:

    1. Excellent oxygen delivery for healthy looking eyes.
    2. Exceptional end-of-day comfort with moisture locking technology.

    The best contact lenses for the challenging office environments are:

    Good

    Proclear Compatibles

    Reusable lens | Available for astigmatism | Available as multifocal Better

    Air Optix® Aqua

    Reusable lens Best

    1•DAY ACUVUE® TruEye™

    Daily disposable lens
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