With so many contact lens brands on the market today, it can feel overwhelming trying to decide which type is right for your eyes and lifestyle. As your local optometrist, let me break down some of the most popular brands we carry to help you determine the best fit.
Acuvue: One of the top selling daily wear lenses, Acuvue offers comfortable options like Acuvue Oasys and Acuvue Vita. They are great for on-the-go wearers.
Air Optix: From brand leader Alcon, Air Optix Night & Day Aqua lenses provide all-day comfort whether you're at work or play. Their lenses are latex-free and contain moisture-rich materials.
Bausch+Lomb: Trusted brand Bausch+Lomb creates ultra-thin lenses with names like Biotrue ONEday that promise easy handling and stable vision. They have been worn by contact lens wearers for decades.
CooperVision: Great for extended wear, CooperVision Biofinity and Clariti 1 Day lenses are designed to move with your eyes for steady comfort. Popular among athletes too.
Johnson & Johnson: Acuvue TruEye and 1-Day names utilize J&J's HyperGel material for a soft and supple all-day feel. They also have colored lenses for fun.
In addition to brand, your optometrist will guide you towards daily, weekly or monthly replacement frequencies based on your lifestyle needs and preferences. Daily lenses are convenient for those who dislike cleaning but replace more often.
During your eye exam, we'll evaluate attributes like your corneal curvature and diameter to determine your ideal fit. Then together we can select the right lenses in the appropriate parameters from a brand with a material that works well for your eyes and activities.
With these top brands, you're sure to find a contact lens option that suits your eye health and daily routine. Schedule an appointment with us to take advantage of our fitting and follow up care - it's the best way to start wearing contacts with confidence.