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FAQs » Contact lenses

FAQs » Contact lenses

  • Can I use my degree for eyeglasses to order contact lenses?

    No, your graduation Although contact lenses and eyeglasses may seem the same, usually have differences. Graduate sight for the use of contact lenses and goggles

  • What is the contact lens is right for me?

    Your optician or ophthalmologist will recommend which lens is right for you. He will assess issues such as who will use this lens, graduation or tears and others to choose the most appropriate type.

  • How often do I have to buy my contact lenses?

    The frequency of purchase of contact lenses depends on the signs that suggest your optician or ophthalmologist.

  • How I can get a new adaptation to contact lenses?

    By adaptation we mean to get a change in our habitual lenses, either material, replacement or graduation. To make a revision necessary for the new adaptation will be necessary to go to your optician or ophthalmologist.

  • Do you need my contact lenses any specific maintenance?

    The type of maintenance of your lenses will be recommended by your optician or ophthalmologist. Usually with disposable lenses using a single solution but it can always be cases where other supplements are needed cleaning and a more aggressive disinfection system such as a peroxide.

  • What is the BC and DIA?

    Values ​​are found in the adaptation report or in the original packaging of your contact lenses.

    The BC, BK o ro, is the base curve or radius of curvature of the lens. It depends on the curvature of the cornea. This value is usually found between 6.50 and 10.50 mm.

  • What is the sphere power?

    Is the value of graduation either myopia or hyperopia. It is represented as SPH, PWR, P, DPT or F'V.

    For toric lenses, which correct astigmatism, we must also know the value of the cylinder Cyl or Zyl, and the axis, Axis, AX, A or T.

    In multifocal lenses we also indicate the value of the addition, Add or Ad.

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