Facts You Should Know About Corrective Lenses

Corrective Lenses Dallas, TX

When a person's vision is not as good as it should be, corective lenses are oftentimes used. These lenses are ideal for adolescents and adults of all ages. It can improve eyesight, correct vision problems and even help to improve health issues that are inside of the eyes.

There are several types of corrective lenses available

The type the person chooses should be based on their specific diagnosis, as well as their preference.

#1 Glasses

Glasses or spectacles are worn on the face, over the eyes. Frames come in multiple style and colors, including fashion frames. As for the lenses, the type and prescription will be determined after the eye exam.

#2 Contacts

Contact lenses go in the eye and sit directly on the surface area of the eye. There are multiple types of contacts, from ones that are replaced daily to those that last for months.

#3 Intraocular lenses

Intraocular lenses are surgically implanted into the eye and help a person see after cataract surgery. This option is less common.

After an exam, eye doctors prescribe the specific type of lens that a person requires based on their vision and any other eye problems. Patients can then choose whether spectacles or contact lenses are something that they want. Some people choose to use both. Just remember that a prescription is required to wear any of these types of lenses and that prescriptions should be updated annually.

How corrective lenses can help

Corrective lenses are able to help people in a few different ways. Not only can they help a person see better, making their vision closer to 20/20, but they can also help other health issues related to the eyes. Astigmatism, myopia, presbyopia and hypermetropia are all common problems that these lenses can help adjust and correct. These conditions have to be diagnosed and addressed by a professional eye doctor in order to be accurately treated.

Choose a lens based on lifestyle, in addition to vision needs

There are many types of lenses that can be chosen from depending on how well a person can see. Personal preference is also considered. Some of the more common types of lenses include, but are not limited to:

  • Plano
  • Trifocal
  • Multifocal
  • Progressive
  • Adjustable focus
  • Bifocal
  • Single vision

The type of lens that is provided may be made from different materials. It is important to consider what the lens is made from since that can influence factors like weight and how comfortable they will be.

Visit our office for an eye exam

Speak with an eye doctor in our office about wearing corrective lenses. We can provide more information about your eyes after completing a thorough exam. During that time we will also make recommendations regarding the best or most comfortable way to improve your vision.

For more information or to schedule an appointment with Pear Eyewear, request an appointment in our Dallas eye office here: https://www.peareyewear.com. Or call us at (469) 393-0464.

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