It is undeniable that contact lenses offer a number of advantages to those who wear them compared to glasses. No more bulky frames and no more fogging up when you go to the bakery in the morning!
However, before you get to the stage of buying your first contact lenses you often have to wait a while. The fear of putting in and taking out lenses is a big obstacle for many people. Having a foreign body in your eye is never very pleasant at first, but with time you will get used to it very easily.
This article will help to reassure you about all your worries!
Don't worry, it's not that complicated. Once you've put your lenses in for the first time, you'll realise have nothing to worry about.
It can be hard to get your contact lenses in the first time, and that's normal. All contact lens wearers have been through this, but they succeeded in the end!
If you're not sure how to put your lenses in, you can always ask your optician or ophthalmologist for help. They can give you advice on how to put in your lenses and how to care for them.
If you are still unsure, you can always switch to daily lenses.
One of the biggest concerns for beginners is that the lens will break or crack in their eye. Your fear is well-founded, as sight is precious and you don't want to take the risk of damaging it. However, you needn't worry as all lenses are made of a fairly strong plastic that prevents them from getting damaged easily.
After reading this article, you have hopefully realised that there are only positives to wearing contact lenses.
Great visual comfort
No more annoying eyeglasses