Have you been thinking that you may want to get contact lenses? However are there certain thoughts that keeps stopping you and you decide to continue to just wear prescription eyeglasses? Getting contact lenses can be a big decision. Not only are you going to have to get a contact lens exam and fitting, but you will also have to lay out money for a new set of contact lenses. However there are many people who feel that the convenience and benefits of wearing contact lenses far outweighs any drawbacks. If you are thinking of getting Owings Mills contact lenses, you probably will benefit from reading about the pros and cons of contact lens wearing.
At our eye care practice, Eye to Eye, many people come to purchase contact lenses and/or prescription eyeglasses. While the pros and cons of wearing prescription eyeglasses are obvious, the situation is more complex when it comes to deciding whether or not to get Owings Mills contact lenses. The truth is, a patient’s decision to wear contact lenses often just boils down to personal preferences. But if you are not familiar with the product it can be difficult for you to realize all aspects of the discussion. Many people enjoy wearing contacts because contact lenses actually provide a wider field of vision then does wearing eyeglasses. Contact lens wearers experience less vision distortion and obstructions then patients who wear eyeglasses. Another big benefit of wearing contacts is that they don’t get in the way when you are playing sports or exercising at the gym. Also contact lenses never have to be taken into account when you are selecting your outfit for the day. And contact lenses do not fog up due to weather changes.
There certainly are a lot of benefits to wearing Owings Mills contact lenses, many of which have not been touched upon in this article. However, there are also cons to wearing contact lenses. Some people, especially in the beginning, have trouble properly putting contact lenses into their eyes. They may need to add a few minutes to their morning schedule to make sure they leave enough time to insert their contact lenses. At night time you also need to take care of your contact lenses. Sometimes when people wear contact lenses they can increase the chance of developing dry eye syndrome. This is an annoying condition that can end up causing serious damage to your cornea if left untreated. It is also been proven that when you wear contacts while working on a computer it can contribute to computer vision syndrome. For more information about contact lenses feel free to drop by Eye to Eye any time.