Daily replacement coloured contact lenses come in several colours, choose from grey, hazel, green or blue. With cheap daily replacements you can have one colour for the day and another colour for the evening.
Dailies are comfortable because they contain up to 69% water with PVA or Netfilcon. Your natural eye colour determines the actual shade that the coloured contact lenses will appear. Light tinted lenses are best for wearers who have naturally light colour eyes.
Monthly soft and lighter coloured contact lenses are available in evergreen, royal blue and aqua (light blue). These contacts are suitable for lighter eye colours and are designed to be worn for the whole month, or if for occasional use, 30 separate times, you will need to clean your contact lenses if you take the lens out for occasional wear or handling.
Dimension lenses are for lighter eye colours, they alter the look of light eye colours giving a very natural look. These coloured contacts have a darker outer pattern that causes your eyes to appear sharper and more focused, with bright clear colours to create size and depth.
These contacts are supplied in 3 distinctive colours sea green, pacific blue and caribbean aqua. Dimensions are designed for up to one month use or up to thirty times for separate use, remember you must always clean your contact lenses after removing them, monthly disposable tints are contact lenses which include an iris patterned onto the lens along with undertone colouring.
These contacts as well as being comfortable and easy to handle meet the very highest visual standards and quality. You may wear monthly disposables continuously for thirty days or up to thirty separate times or try focus dailies. Contacts must be cleaned if you take them out and handle them, sore eyes can result if contact lenses are not cleaned.
Monthly disposable coloured contact lenses utilise a continuous area of colour to create an iris pattern. These contacts use a sophisticated design procedure to create a great fitting lens which is both comfortable and provides excellent visual properties, you may wear these lenses every day for one month or thirty times separately if the contacts are cleaned after handling.
The actual colour shading you notice on your eyes will be different for everybody and is dependent on your individual eye colour, opaque is a comfortable colour version of the popular Freshlook contact lenses, these contact lenses have UV Ultra-Violet radiation protection from the suns rays, just like quality prescription sunglasses. These contacts also have a visibility tint and unique inside-out indicators, the lenses are soft disposable contacts packaged in a saline solution and made of 42% polymer / Etafilcon and 58% Aqua.
Longer term tints are for lighter coloured eyes, with colours including brown, hazel, violet, aqua, green and blue, containing 50% water, with the exact colour tone determined by the colour of the wearer's eyes. These contact lenses are available in a vial bottle pack, if your currently taking eye medications or any other eye drops, don't wear your coloured contact lenses, unless you have been advised by your doctor, always use a contact lens solution.
Never use saliva (spit) to moisten your lenses, harmful bacteria live on your saliva, don't introduce these harmful bacteria to your eyes, tap water should not be used as a substitute for contact lens cleaning solutions, never use hairspray or any type of other sprays near your eyes or contact lenses, never hold your contacts near heat such as sunlamps or hair dryers.
Toric contact lenses are for the correction of Astigmatism the lenses are called toric because of the shape of the lens that's required for the correction of Astigmatism, toric contact lenses are available from all the major contact lens manufacturers including Bausch and Lomb, Ciba Vision, Coopervision and Johnson and Johnson, you can buy toric contact lens as a daily disposable contact lens or as a regular monthly contact lens, PureVision toric contact lens are continuous wear contact lenses especially designed for Astigmatism.
If you wear toric contacts it's because you need correction for Astigmatism a condition which causes spherical aberration, which can be thought of as a small change in the shape of the eye, where the eye is less spherical and slightly toric in appearance, don't worry this is really only a very small change in shape and sounds far worse than it actually is, did you know that Soflens made the first daily disposable toric contact lens, in fact the Soflens toric contacts are so named because they offer very high levels of comfort, soft lens, you might say, some contact lens suppliers call their toric lenses SL 66 Toric.
You have lots of choice with toric lenses, how about Ciba Vision Air Optix lenses which contain a silicone hydrogel which allows oxygen to flow right through the lens material and into the eye, the more oxygen that gets to your eyes the better, your eyes need to breath too you know, some manufacturers call this technology permeable lenses.
Another good choice for a toric contact lens, especially if you are after a daily disposable contact lens is the lens from Ciba Vision known as Focus Dailies Toric, which give you a new pair of contact lenses every day, that used to seem like such an extravagance, I mean throwing away contact lenses every day, but now the price has come down somewhat thanks mainly due to their popularity and better manufacturing, you can buy daily disposable toric contact lenses cheaply, coloured Contact Lens let you change the colour of your eyes, you can either outright change the colour of your eyes or tint or enhance your own natural colours.
Coloured contact lens manufacturers like Bausch and Lomb, Ciba Vision and CL Tinters produce a range of daily disposable, weekly as well as monthly coloured contact lenses, brands to look out for when buying coloured contact lenses are Soflens Natural Colors, Durasoft 3 Colors, Focus Softcolors, Freshlook Color, Freshlook Colorblends, Freshlook Dimensions, Freshlook ONE-DAY, Freshlook Radiance, Colortones and Images.
As can be seen from that list Ciba Vision pretty much own the coloured contacts market, manufacturing well over 90% of the mainstream coloured contacts available, with Soflens Natural Colours you can choose from up to 9 different colours to change your eyes too, with 9 colours to choose you're sure to find an eye colour that suits, and that's what's so great about the range from Soflens, you can buy several different eye colours and see which one looks best.
If you have dark coloured eyes and are looking for a colour contact lens specifically designed to change the colour of your dark eyes then look no further than Durasoft 3 Colors which has 8 different eye colours available for you to choose, and all designed specifically for dark coloured eyes, with dark coloured eyes if you use regular colour contact lens the dark colour of your eyes will still be seen through the lighter colour lens, and some colour contact lenses are designed to do that, to highlight your natural eye colour rather than replace.
For some monthly replacement colour contact lenses try Focus Monthly Soft Colors, not only can you wear them for 30 days before changing them, but Ciba Vision advise you can wear them on separate occasions, wear them just once, clean them and keep them for the next time you want to wear them, then after 30 adhoc wears of your colour lens then you must change them.
Daily Coloured Contact Lenses are a relatively new invention which has only been possible since the cost of coloured contact lenses became cheaper, with daily coloured contact lenses by far the most widely used lens is Freshlook ONE-DAY from Ciba Vision, Freshlook ONE-DAY is available as a daily coloured contact lens in the following colours blue, green, grey and brown or hazel, that's right just like conventional daily lenses you can now buy daily coloured lenses.
These coloured lenses from Freshlook will look different depending on whether you have dark or light coloured eyes, as you own eye colour changes the colour of the contact lens, this may be slight or this may be a larger colour change, the only way to see what Freshlook One Day will look like on your own eyes is to check, with the choice of 4 different colours all very natural looking you can choose several colours and try them all out.
You might want to use daily coloured lenses because you have been using a monthly coloured contact lens and want to move to a daily lens for convenience, who wants all that cleaning and soaking in chemicals, there is nothing as convenient as being able to insert a new pair of lenses every day, and with daily coloured contacts you can have a different colour lens every day.
Daily coloured contacts are no more difficult to insert than conventional daily contact lenses, so don't be concerned if you haven't tried daily coloured lenses before, they are exactly the same as normal lenses accept you have a nice choice of colours, if you're feeling you need a change and wear contact lenses then try daily coloured contact lens, it's a great way to give yourself a lift and fell better about yourself without having to make any radical changes, every time you look in the mirror you will see your new eye colour and be able to have a little smile, and of course it's nice when people notice and compliment you on your daily coloured contact lens.
Coloured contact lenses are for both me and women, if you would like to change the colour of your eyes and wear contact lenses, then why not, if you don't like the colour you can choose a different colour next time, it's not permanent and a great easy change to make in your life.
Contact Lenses have come a long way, no more do you have to suffer with the big glass pebbles of old fashioned contact lenses, now you have lenses that are so easy to insert because they are more than 60% water, that's right the lens is basically water inside a hi-tech coating.
Not only are contacts more comfortable now than they have ever been, contacts are now far more convenient with long term lenses that can last the whole year, monthly lenses that are disposed of at the end of every month and daily lenses that are replaced every day, giving you a new pair of contact lens every day, not only are contact lens more comfortable and convenient than ever before but now there is more choice, you can have regular lenses, or coloured lenses or fashion lenses, if you want to change your green eyes to blue, now you can, if you're going to a party and want cats eyes, well with fashion lens now you can have cats eyes, or big eyes or white eyes or red eyes and many other combinations.
Not only have lens come along way but the cleaning solutions have come a long way too, from daily replacement eye contact lenses that require no cleaning at all because you throw them away at the end of the day to monthly and longer term lenses that must be cleaned overnight in cleaning and disinfecting solutions.
Nowadays you can use combined solutions that clean and disinfect all in one, and eye contact lenses are much easier to look after, it's not the messy job it used to be, modern lenses are cleaned in special cases or barrels that mix and clean the contact lenses while you sleep so in the morning a fresh pair of contact lenses is ready and waiting for you, even inserting contact lenses into your eyes is easier with increased water content and thinner lenses it's easy to insert contact lenses, and if you still have problems you can now buy contact lenses insertion helpers that hold your contact lenses for you whilst you bring the helper up towards your eye for insertion.
There's a whole range of support products for contact lenses from cases shaped like hippos and elephants for the children to keep their contact lenses in to insertion mirrors to help you see what your doing whilst you insert your contact lenses, to travel boxes that will keep your contact lenses safe whilst you fly, hike or store them in your suitcase, disposable Contact Lenses are divided into three categories daily disposable contact lenses, weekly disposable lenses and monthly disposable lenses.
Daily disposable contacts are the ultimate in ease of use, everyday you dispose of your old lenses and insert a fresh pair of contact lenses, there's no cleaning and no fuss, daily lenses cost a little more than a weekly disposable lens but the time savings and ease of use are paramount to owners of daily disposable contacts.
Weekly disposable lenses have to be cleaned, but they won't require thorough cleaning with deposit removers and other such chemicals as at the end of a week you will dispose of the lenses and insert a fresh clean pair, weekly lenses are cheaper than daily lenses as basically your getting 7 times the use out of the lenses.
Monthly disposable lenses can be pretty much thought of as your standard lens, take them out each night, but them into soak and in the morning insert a fresh pair of contact lenses, the advantage of replacement contact lenses can clearly be seen, they won't wear or start to hurt or cause your eyes to go red and sore due to dirt, protein or fat (called lipids) build-up.
With replacement contact lenses you're free to go about your life and not worry about your lenses, if you have moved from glasses to contact lenses you might be thinking that's it was so much easier with glasses wash your glasses under the tap once a day and your done, but of course you have to wear your glasses and people notice your glasses, with contact lenses no one can see your lenses, in fact you could even get a pair of colour contact lenses if you want to be noticed.
But the point is with contact lenses you're free from having to wear glasses and free from the cleaning regimes of contact lenses, it's the best of both worlds with disposable contact lenses, the ease of use of glasses and the freedom of contact lenses.