650 Iwilei Road, Suite 210 Honolulu, HI 96817
808-735-1935Contact lenses can be divided into
By material characteristics: soft (cellophane-like) or rigid (formed flexible plastic).
By wear schedule: Daily Wear or Overnight Wear (also called "Extended Wear", a
modality which has fallen into disfavor because of the high incidence of
By life-span of the lens: Disposable (1 day or 2 week), Planned Replacement (1
month, 3 month or 6 month), or Conventional year or 2 year).
By correction modality: Spherical, Toric or Astigmatic, or Bifocal02/02/2015
cat_w101As I know that there are 5 types of contact lenses. Rigid gas-permeable (RGP), made of slightly flexible plastics that allow oxygen to pass through to the eyes. Daily-wear soft lenses, made of soft, flexible plastic that allows oxygen to pass through to the eyes. Extended-wear available for overnight wear in soft or RGP lenses.Extended-wear disposable soft lenses worn for an extended period of time, from one to six days and then discarded.Planned replacement soft daily wear lenses that are replaced on a planned schedule, most often either every two weeks, monthly or quarterly.03/18/2015
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