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  • Roop Srishti
  • May 03, 21

Types of Contact Lenses

Contact lenses are slight, thin, flexible lenses usually placed directly on your eyes. These lenses have been used as ocular prosthetics for more than 150 years by more than half a million people worldwide.

Contact lenses can correct both near and far vision, as they provide an easy, convenient way for people to see better. These lenses are designed especially for people who need to wear corrective lenses for vision impairment or who suffer from presbyopia.

Nonetheless, these lenses also cater to decorative purposes and, in some other cases, are worn as a fashion accessory.


Types of Contact Lenses

A huge variety of contact lenses are available these days. You can choose the type of contact lenses that suit you and your lifestyle best. Let's check out the types of contact lenses available in the market:


1. Clear Contact Lenses :- 

Clear contact lenses are a popular choice for many people who wear prescription glasses. Three lenses integrate the brand. And all the lenses we have are available in daily and monthly disposal tiers. You can find various colors, depending on your preference, and some offer enhancement of peripheral vision. 

Monthly and Dailies Clear Contact Lenses  - 

People who wear contact lenses are always looking for more ways to improve upon their comfort, visual clarity, and ease of use. Aqualens' daily disposables are meant to be used on a daily basis, while monthlies are meant to be used only for up to a month before being replaced with a new lens. Each has benefits, and each brings something exclusive to the table. 


2. Color Lenses :-

Color contact lenses are made to imitate the appearance of the actual colored portion of our eye, known as the iris. Since most of this area comprises tiny black shapes and colored squares, some color contacts even feature a series of small black dots and evenly arranged red and yellow squares to help the lenses appear more natural on your eye and can be more comfortable to wear than when you wear glasses. 

These types of color contact lenses can be categorized on the basis of shades, visibility tint, enhancement tint, and color tint. And we'll map the specified colors underneath these three variations from Aquacolor contacts with map to respective colour.


  • Visibility Tint
Also known as VISITINT or LiteTint, these lenses give a very faint colored gloss, normally cyan. Unlike opaque lenses and enhancers, they don't mask or change the color of the eye at all.
Hazel Color Lenses, Hazel is a beautiful color that perfectly complements any eyeshade and can be worn with most clothing styles. Hazel eyes are quite popular among Hollywood stars and are greatly sought after. Hazel color lenses come in many different packages from Aquacolor and can be purchased at your local vision care store or via the internet.
  • Enhancement Tint
Enhancement tint contact lenses are relatively new to the marketplace and offer many benefits over traditional lenses. The biggest improvement is that they are much less expensive than their cousins because they contain no binder. Enhancement tint contacts have a high level of refraction and are designed to be worn for an extended period of time. Therefore they are also designed to hold their shape over the course of several days rather than the day-long wear of some other types of contacts. These new lens designs also feature an advanced microchip that holds the color for a much longer period of time while creating a natural enhancement in appearance.
Blue color lenses - Blue color lenses are considered very suitable for bifocal and trifocal lenses. Since these lenses have a shade of blue instead of the usual green, they look very natural on people with light skin and dark hair. Blue is good eye color, as it stimulates relaxation and rejuvenation and has become one of the most popular types of cosmetic lenses from Aquacolor.
  • Color Tint
If you have always longed to have a different look than your everyday glasses, color tint contact lenses can be the answer to that. Most importantly, you will be able to find these lenses in styles that compliment your unique appearance. Whether you want to go with an eyeglass rest, colored trim, or a lens shape that is all your own, you are sure to find what you are looking for.
Green Colored Contact Lenses are a fashion statement from Aquacolor. Many people think that they are a bold choice. They may differ from traditional colored contact lenses because they offer a natural look to the wearer and come in a wide range of styles, but they are different from conventional colored contacts.
Grey Color Lenses are available in two different types, i.e., opaque and transparent lenses from Aquacolor. These lenses help enhance the natural eye color and do not get stained quickly.


3. Toric Lenses :-

Curved (cylindrical) lenses that rotate to have correct angular momentum and eye-lid interaction are known as toric lenses


Toric Contact Lens Features - 

  • These are lightweight contact lenses consisting of silicone hydrogel and standard hydrogel materials. 
  • They vary from normal contact lenses, which are rectangular in form and assist with myopia and hypermetropia vision issues. 
  • Toric lenses are used to fix the astigmatism of the eyes. 
  • Toric lenses can correct your far vision by adjusting the direction of light through the eye, just as they can correct your close vision by redirecting light to the retina. 
  • Toric contact lenses from Aqualens provide superior distance vision and are often used in conjunction with glasses because of this ability.


Contact Lenses on the basis of Disposability -

Disposable soft contact lenses have become very popular among people. They are easy to put in and take out. There is no need to sterilize them, and ideal for people who do not wear contact lenses continuously. 

Contact lenses with varying periods of disposability are also available these days. You can choose between daily-wear, monthly-wear, and yearly-wear from brand  Aqualens


1. Daily Disposable Contact Lenses - 
Daily-wear disposable contact lenses are for single-use, usually called as dailies. These are removed and discarded daily, with a usage of a new one with a new set. In Aqualens we have both Clear Dailies and Color Dailies as per your need.
2. Monthly Disposable Contact Lenses - 
Monthly-wear disposable contact lenses can be worn for a long time (ranging from a few weeks to months) without changing while providing a higher comfort level than disposables. They are the ideal solution for patients with astigmatism and for those who require power contact lenses
3. Yearly Disposable Contact Lenses -
Yearly-wear disposable contact lenses are more comfortable than short-term ones because they do not need to be replaced as often. And these contacts can also be used during sports because of the ease and comfort they offer. 

There are several ways to purchase
types of contact lenses through optometrists and ophthalmologists, at a discount store, online, or in a drugstore. You can also opt for a trial for daily and monthly contact lenses by communicating with our online store. To learn more about how you can change your life with new eyesight, visit our website.



Q1. Which are the various styles of lenses available?

A1. Lenses are divided into four categories depending on how long they should be used, namely: everyday disposables, bi-weekly disposables, monthly disposables, and annual disposables. The Bifocal lenses, Toric lenses, and other types of contacts categories depending on the eye condition they solve. Lastly, there are color lenses (disposable) that can be used for either clinical or personal reasons.

Q2. Is it possible to have lenses suffering from astigmatism?

A2. Yes, there are several possibilities. The reason behind astigmatism is the formation of an irregular cornea. And the same cater to blurred eye-vision. Toric lenses stand best for fixing astigmatism.

Q3. Who all are allowed to wear contact lenses?

A3. Once the vision correction establishes, the person concerned can start using contact lenses. Right from children to teenagers and adults can use contact lenses easily.

 Q4. Is there any particular age to wear contact lenses?

A4. Mostly everyone can wear contact lenses. Any individual having nearsightedness or farsightedness, irrespective of any age, can wear the same. 


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