Hard Contacts For Astigmatism

Astigmatism is a vision condition that affects millions of people. The condition causes blurred vision due to an abnormal lens curvature inside the eye or an abnormal shape of the cornea. Most people do not require treatment for astigmatism and the condition is virtually unnoticeable; however, individuals with a more serious case of astigmatism may have symptoms of headache or eye discomfort as well as distorted or blurred vision. There are many choices for astigmatism correction available; however, approximately 75 percent of sufferers say Hard Contacts For Astigmatism provide better vision.

Contact lenses are a great option to wearing eyeglasses. Contact lenses offer flexibility without the feeling of having something on the face and the lenses offer optimal vision. Contacts are available in soft lenses or hard lenses. Over 30 million people wear contact lenses with many of those choosing hard contact lenses. Rigid-gas permeable or RGP lenses are hard contact lenses. These lenses require almost no water. Unlike soft lenses, Hard Contacts For Astigmatism will not pull moisture from the eyes causing dry eyes. Hard contacts are smaller and more rigid than soft lenses with superior optics and they retain their shape when blinking the eyes. Hard Contacts For Astigmatism are crafted to prescription to fit the shape of the eye and are easy to care for with greater breathability. The oxygen passing through the lenses reduces the risk of corneal abrasion. The lack of water requirement for the lens makes hard contacts harbor fewer protein deposits because these particles will not adhere to the lens surface easily.

There are many choices today for individuals with astigmatism wanting correction with hard contact lenses. Wearers can make their lens choice for ease of care and to fit their lifestyle. Ask your doctor about the available options for astigmatism correction and whether Hard Contacts for Astigmatism might be the right choice for your vision correction.