What is the best contact lens for astigmatism?

11th Sep 2015

Do you have astigmatism and need to wear contact lenses? Here are your options: A soft lens can correct everything from 0, 75 diopters and up. A Toric lens has been designed to correct multiple different issues with your eyes such as the astigmatism or spherical issues which are the reasons for nearsightedness or farsightedness.

If you have 0.75 diopters of astigmatism then in general you will benefit from wearing a toric lens –your vision will improve, but you should try them on first to see if are comfortable for you. Usually contact lenses that correct astigmatisms cost more so if you are tired of wearing those lenses you could try switching to a toric lens and see if it helps.

Lenses Online sell both Toric lenses and a range of soft contact lenses suited to those with astigmatism.

Which Toric lens should you wear? If you are trying contact lenses for the very first time, it would be probably better to try different lenses on at your ophthalmologist. This way you can find which lenses fit your eye. Your eye doctor can go through a range of lenses with you to find what suits your eye best. Once you know what works best for you, you can order your lenses via Lenses Online 24/7 from the convenience of your own home, you can also purchase all your cleaning solutions and eye care needs – drops for dry eyes, saline and eye lid wipes.

Even with astigmatism, you still have many options of different lenses, it is just a matter of working out what lens suits your eye and condition best. Lenses Online is always here to help and can be contacted via the links on the website.