All of Bass Lake Family Eye Care’s doctors are experienced in fitting all types of contact lenses. We specialize in hard-to-fit contact lenses including toric lenses, multi-focal lenses, rigid gas permeable (hard) lenses, and CRT (Corneal Refractive Therapy) lenses. Most of our patients are a candidate for some type of contact lens wear.
What’s more convenient than putting in a fresh pair of lenses and throwing them away every night? This option is great for people who travel or have seasonal allergy problems, and children. Contact lens solution is not needed with daily disposable lenses, eliminating the concern over children cleaning their lenses completely.
CIBA Dailies Aqua Comfort Plus, Proclear 1-Day, Bausch & Lomb SofLens Daily Disposable, Acuvue 1-Day Moist, Acuvue 1-Day Moist for Astigmatism, Acuvue TruEye
Most soft lenses are worn during the day, taken out at night, and thrown away after two weeks or one month of wear. These lenses are also available in toric and multi-focal options.
Acuvue Oasys, CooperVision Biofinity, CooperVision Proclear, CIBA Air Optix Aqua, CIBA Air Optix Night and Day Aqua, Bausch & Lomb PureVision2
Want to sleep in your lenses? Extended-wear contacts are soft lenses that are FDA approved to wear overnight. Typically these need to be taken out once a week and thrown away at the end of thirty days. Please tell your Bass Lake Family Eye Care doctor if you are interested in extended wear contacts.
CIBA Air Optix Night and Day Aqua
Gas permeable contact lenses (GPs), also called hard contact lenses, offer some great benefits. Since GPs retain their shape even while blinking, they often offer sharper vision than a soft contact lens. They also tend to be more durable than soft contact lenses since they are made of a harder material. GPs are ideal for people who are unable to obtain acceptable vision with soft contact lenses, including those with astigmatism or people who require correction for distance and near vision. GPs are also a good option for those who have keratoconus (a condition in which the cornea is cone-shaped causing visual distortion), as well as those who have already had LASIK or other refractive surgery. The doctors at Bass Lake Family Eye Care are very experienced in fitting GP lenses.
CRT lenses are hard (gas permeable) lenses that are worn at night. The lenses reshape your corneas overnight, resulting in good vision during the day. This option works well for children. Please ask your Bass Lake Family Eye Care doctor if you are interested in CRT.