I have been contemplating whether to get contact lenses for quite some time now – mainly the price has put me off from getting them sooner and the fear of not knowing if they will do more harm to my eyes or irritate them.
These last few years my eyesight has got worse I only started wearing glasses for about three years now and because I neglected my eyes they have gotten worse over time. I love wearing my glasses but honestly I don’t want to be wearing them all day , every day I want to show off my eyes too!! HAHA I just want to be able to see even when not wearing specs especially when out for dinner at night or at a party wearing glasses sometimes clashes with my outfit choices.
I finally took the leap and had my eyes tested again and started a trail with contact lenses the optometrist showed me how to care for them and also have to insert them, it was actually not as scary as I thought yeah I struggled a few times to actually insert them correctly and to remove them was a bitch! But I finally got the hang of them. I don’t wear them every day because I am in front of my computer all day this dries out the eyes and I was told by the optometrist not to wear them often when I am at my computer for such a long period of time. I must admit contact lenses has really improved my daily life – I mainly wear them weekends when I am not at a computer all day and its just so amazing to be able to see without wearing glasses, it took my eyes some time to get use to them , they were a bit scratchy at first but now they are perfect.
Contact lenses are quite expensive I got the hydrogel ones that are perfect for eyes that tend to get dry, eyes needs to be lubricated which makes the hydrogel formula perfect to wear without making my eyes hurt. I have had no reaction from the brand of contact lenses I choose. If you have bad vision and don’t mind forking out over R800 for a 6 month supply of contact lenses then it’s worth looking into these. It’s advised to use a new pair of lenses every month as bacteria does tend to grow on them, I also keep them in a solution which needs to be thrown out every time I put my contacts away – it’s a lot of money to spend but absolutely worth it. I will also be getting new glasses more trendier frames, I can’t wait to show you guys!0