Your contact lenses
Did you know? - In 1887, a german named Adolf Fick was apparently the first to successfully fit contact lenses, which were made from blown glass
The optometrist typically determines an individual's suitability for contact lenses during an eye examination. Corneal health is verified; ocular allergies or dry eyes may affect a person's ability to wear contact lenses successfully. After the age of 40 years dry eyes may make wearing contact lenses difficult, especially soft lenses. Refer to the disease signs to learn more about dry eyes.
Complications due to contact lens wear affect a small percentage of contact lens wearers each year. Excessive wear of contact lenses, particularly overnight wear, is associated with most of the safety concerns. Problems associated with contact lens wear may affect the eyelid, the conjunctiva, the various layers of the cornea, and even the tear film that covers the outer surface of the eye