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Advances in Contact Lenses

Contact lens technology has come a long way already in this century. What used to be considered a “specialty contact lens” is often now considered standard. No longer is it true that “I can’t wear contact lenses because I have astigmatism”, or “I can’t wear contact lenses because I need bifocals”. While these conditions still present challenges, even patients with significant astigmatism can be fit with trial lenses likely on hand in the office. And in the past six months, two new multifocal lenses made from the latest high oxygen permeable materials, have become available. So whether you want to sleep with lenses, pop on a brand new pair every day, or need a kind of lens you heard you couldn’t get even a few years back, there’s probably something out there that will serve your needs, at least for part time wear.

Learn more about our contact lens services…Or feel free to call our Blacksburg, VA office at Dr. Steve Jacob