Contact Lens

Contact Lens

We at Visual Q Eyecare know that prescribing contact lenses should not be taken lightly, or rushed in any way. There are a number of variables you should be aware of when considering the purchase and use of contact lens, such as the type, the brand, how the lenses feel on your eyes, cleaning solutions,… Read More

How Does Your Contact Lens Feel?

How Does Your Contact Lens Feel?

Contact lenses need to feel comfortable on your eye. You really shouldn’t even be aware that they are there. However, there are a number of issues that can arise that will affect how well your contacts feel. For example, gritty eyes, red eyes, dry eyes, or simply feeling the contact lens can all be quite bothersome. Gritty… Read More

Cleaning Solutions

Cleaning Solutions

The most important point to consider when using contact lens cleaning solutions is to choose one that can both disinfect and clean properly. Do not only use a saline solution, as this is solely for rinsing the lens, and definitely don’t store them in saline. Your best option is a Multi-Purpose Solution (MPS) that uses… Read More

Coloured Contact Lenses

Coloured Contact Lenses

Be aware that although they can look very exciting and enticing, a coloured contact lens is a print on the outer edge of a lens. This coloured layer can stop a certain amount of Oxygen from reaching your eyes, which the eyes need in order to stay healthy. Your eyes have to stay wet and… Read More

Contact Lens Optometry Tests

Contact Lens Optometry Tests

Across the industry there are several different approaches to fitting contact lenses. Some optometrists charge a very low fee for the test, but you’ll quickly try on a lens and then be sent on your way. We at Visual Q Eyecare do not agree with this rushed method. The size and shape of each human… Read More