It is possible to get colored contact lenses for astigmatism, but you won’t find a wide selection — especially if you have more significant astigmatism.
Acanthamoeba can cause rare but serious eye infections in contact lens wearers. Read more to learn how to prevent infection.
Contact lenses: understanding types of contacts, new wearing options, and more.
Monovision is an alternative to bifocal contact lenses for correction of presbyopia. Dr. Heiting describes variations of monovision and how it works.
Are your contact lenses uncomfortable? Dr. Gary Heiting explains the remedies that eye doctors prescribe when contacts don't feel good.
Toric multifocal contacts (bifocal contacts for astigmatism) eliminate your need for glasses if you're over 40 and have astigmatism.
How bifocal contact lenses work; comparison of translating, concentric and aspheric designs; tips for choosing multifocal contacts.
Scleral contacts are large-diameter gas permeable contact lenses for keratoconus and other eye problems. Dr. Jason Jedlicka explains types, cost and more.
Learn about extended wear contact lenses that you may be able to wear day and night for several days.
Contact lenses for people with astigmatism, dry eyes, presbyopia, giant papillary conjunctivitis(GPC), keratoconus or post-LASIK problems.
Silicone hydrogel contact lenses are advanced contacts that may be healthier than regular soft lenses. Are they right for you?
Contact lens rules can be confusing. Check out this guide and learn how to properly care for your contact lenses to avoid eye infections.
Learn about orthokeratology (ortho-k) and corneal refractive therapy (CRT) overnight contact lenses for myopia.
Learn about the different types of contact lenses for astigmatism, including toric lenses, gas permeable lenses and hybrid lenses.
Guide to daily disposable contact lenses, frequent replacement contacts, wearing and replacement schedules, planned replacement, more.
How to solve contact lens discomfort caused by allergies, computer use, dry eyes, using the wrong solutions and other reasons.
Guide to cleaning and caring for soft contact lenses, including tips about disinfecting solutions, enzymatic cleaners and options for sensitive eyes.
Learn how to read your contact lens prescription and whether you are legally entitled to a copy of your prescription for contacts.