If your eyes are one of your best facial features and you’d like to show them off without wearing a pair of glasses, contact lenses may be the right option for you. At Precision Eye Care in Baltimore, Maryland, Maria Romero, MD, offers customizable contact lenses for any level of near- or farsightedness. To find your prescription and learn more about contact lenses, call or schedule an appointment online today.
Contact lenses are a form of vision correction that, unlike eyeglasses, are inserted directly into your eyes.
Dr. Romero examines your eyes to find the prescription that you need, and your contact lenses are custom-made to correct your specific vision problems. Contact lenses can correct nearsightedness, farsightedness, and even astigmatism.
When choosing your contact lenses, you have several options. You can opt for soft or hard lenses. Soft lenses are more comfortable to wear but come with a higher chance of infection.
Hard lenses are longer lasting and more durable than soft contact lenses. However, they are more prone to damage and can be difficult to get used to.
Even though contact lenses require more maintenance than eyeglasses, they have many benefits that keep patients coming back for renewed prescriptions. Some benefits of choosing contact lenses over glasses are:
When choosing your method of vision correction, it’s important to keep in mind that you’ll need to keep your contact lenses clean and follow all instructions on how to maintain them. You’ll need to replace them frequently to ensure that your eyes do not get infected.
In addition to choosing hard or soft lenses, a host of other options are available for contact lenses. Dr. Romero makes some of the decisions for you depending on your prescription and needs. Types of contact lenses include:
Dr. Romero helps you navigate the options for contact lenses depending on your lifestyle, preferences, and optical needs. Some contact lenses require more care and attention than others. Some are long-lasting, while others are disposable and require frequent replacement.
If you’re interested in exploring your options for contact lenses, call or schedule an appointment online at Precision Eye Care today.