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Contact lenses are the number one choice for many people with vision correction needs. For many, contact lenses provide flexibility and convenience. There are many different lenses available for a variety of needs and preferences. Contact lenses can be used to correct a variety of vision disorders such as Myopia (nearsightedness), Hyperopia (farsightedness), Astigmatism, and Presbyopia (poor focusing with reading material and other near vision tasks). You can find details about these conditions using Links.
This website gives information about the latest innovations on contact lenses. It provides general information and is not meant to replace a discussion with your eye care professional.
You can buy contact lenses only if you have a current, valid prescription.
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Updated December 17, 2007
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