Reasons For Choosing Contact Lenses Over Spectacles
One of the most significant inventions of the 20th century is that of the contact lens. Spectacles were always considered unwieldy and unattractive. The contact lens was invented as the better alternative. Even though the concept of the contact lens saw light as early as in 1508 (Leonardo da Vinci), a commercially viable prototype appeared more than 300 years later, in 1936.
Which is Better?
The only case for spectacles is that they are easier to maintain. Contact lenses are more awkward to transport and need constant cleaning and disinfecting. One has to carry solutions, sterile cloths, sets of lenses and so on. But with spectacles, all is needed is the spectacles and the case. The stringent hygiene needed for contact lenses is not applicable to spectacles.
What then makes contact lenses so appealing? Listed below are advantages of using contacts:
ConclusionSo these are a few of the many reasons for wearing contact lenses over spectacles. If you are able to, contact lenses are a great option for comfortable visual corrective wear.