Sunday, January 03, 2010

Contact Lenses Intended For Astigmatism

After this an exam known as refractomery is taken and then after a few medical procedures, the important step is the testing of the contact lens which is necessary to determine the curvature and diameter of the contact lens. The last and final step is the periodical exam depending on the type of contact lens you choose to wear. Among the most popular lenses are the Acuvue contact lenses for astigmatism, they are for people who have little or no astigmatism, also they are to be disposed every two weeks. Some Acuvue contact lenses for astigmatism are not only approved for everyday use but overnight wear too. They allow oxygen in even greater amount than the other types of lenses. Astigmatism is when your lens is oval shaped and not round shaped. It is a very common vision problem but can easily be cured with soft contact lenses.