When daily disposable contact lenses were introduced in 1987, they marked a turning point for lens wearers and are still popular today. Indeed, daily wear lenses are the most used contacts in Norway.
Unlike their predecessors, they can be worn for a while, then thrown away and replaced with a new one. As a result, they are less likely to attract sediment accumulation than longer lenses. You can order disposable contacts from online sources or you can buy them from your nearby store.
The proteins, lipids and calcium that your eyes naturally produce in your tears can accumulate on your lenses in the form of deposits. They can make your contact lenses uncomfortable to wear and, more importantly, lead to eye infections.
With longer lenses, you need to clean them regularly to prevent sediment build-up. However, the usual contact lenses are discarded (usually at the end of each day), which saves you from doing so.
As they are regularly eliminated, single-use contact lenses offer real benefits in terms of convenience.
Optometrists often recommend daily disposable contact lenses for children and people with hectic lifestyles. Indeed, they are so easy to treat and pose less risk of eye infections or other disorders.
Most people are able to wear daily lenses if they wish. However, it is advisable to confirm that they agree with you beforehand with your optometrist. He can tell you if your current prescription for contact lenses is available in a daily disposable format.
You may not be able to wear disposable lenses daily if your prescription is not very common. If this is the case, you may be able to find a replacement lens more common than the one you are currently wearing.