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Home > Contact Lens Care > Understanding Contacts

Contact Lens Care

There’s More to Contacts Than Meets the Eye

Contact lenses are medical devices

They are classified as medical devices and work to correct a variety of conditions.

Contact Lenses for NEARSIGHTEDNESS (Myopia)

A vision condition in which you can see close objects clearly, but objects farther away are blurred

Contact Lenses for FARSIGHTEDNESS (Hyperopia)

A vision condition in which distant objects are usually seen clearly, but close objects do not come into proper focus

Contact Lenses for PRESBYOPIA

An age-related vision condition in which there is a gradual loss of the eye's ability to focus on nearby objects

Contact Lenses for ASTIGMATISM

A vision condition that causes blurred vision due either to the irregular shape of the cornea, the clear front cover of the eye, or sometimes the curvature of the lens inside the eye


Colored contact lenses can enhance and/or change the color of your irises for a naturally beautiful look

Types of Contacts

Current lens materials and designs allow more people to wear contacts than ever before.

SOFT Contact Lenses

Gas Permeable Contact Lenses

  • Made of a more rigid plastic

TSA permits contact lens solutions to be carried on board a flight.

While a large bottle of
OPTI-FREE® Solution may be permitted by the TSA, we suggest picking up a 2oz travel size just to be safe!

View and print the TSA guidelines

An excellent combination

OPTI-FREE® PureMoist® Rewetting Drops Packaging
Pair your OPTI-FREE®
PureMoist® Contact Lens Solution with OPTI-FREE® PureMoist® Rewetting Drops for the ultimate in comfort.

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