How long does it take to get used to contacts

Switching to contact lenses can be daunting at first, as many people expect a lengthy adjustment period when they move from glasses to contacts.

Thankfully with most soft contact lenses, however, it only takes a few days for your eyes to adjust to wearing them. Whether they’re made from hydrogel or silicone hydrogel, soft contact lenses make for a smooth and seamless transition from glasses to contacts.

Does it take longer to get used to rigid gas permeable contact lenses than soft contact lenses?

Yes, most rigid gas permeable contact lenses can take a few weeks to get used to. Indeed, some people might find that these contacts won’t ever feel that comfortable on their eyes, hence the growing popularity of comfortable soft contact lenses.

Are contact lenses difficult to look after?

No, contact lenses are not difficult to look after. However, if you’re new to monthly or two weekly wear contact lenses, you may be thinking that the cleaning and storing of your lenses could prove time-consuming and challenging on a daily basis. But there’s no need to worry, after a few weeks your contact lens care routine will be second nature to you.

Follow our step-by-step guide on how to care for your monthly or two weekly contact lenses.

Alternatively, if you want to forego a contact lens cleaning routine entirely, you can always try daily disposable contact lenses. There are ideal for those with an active lifestyle, just apply a fresh pair in the morning and remove them before you go to bed.