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How do I know if I can wear AirCurve lenses?
Most likely you can wear the AirCurve lens. Over 70% of visual conditions can be corrected with a single vision gas permeable contact lens. Whether you're nearsighted or farsighted, young or old, you are most likely a candidate for the AirCurve lens. If you require a bifocal or other type of specialty lens then you may need another Contex lens design.

Are AirCurve lenses comfortable?
Advances in contact lens manufacturing allow the AirCurve lens to be almost as comfortable as soft lenses. Actually over time they are healthier for your eyes. They also won’t give you that dried out feeling towards the end of the day that many soft lenses can.

Can I wear AirCurve lenses while playing sports?
Many sports vision doctors agree that contact lenses are the best vision correction option for athletes. They can enhance visual skills like depth perception, peripheral awareness, and eye-hand coordination. Unlike glasses, AirCurve lenses offer athletes a competitive advantage because they stay in place under dynamic conditions, provide a wider vision field, and eliminate the risk of glasses-related injuries. Orthokeratology is a method that may eliminate the need to wear glasses or contacts during sports.

Will AirCurve lenses slow or control my nearsightedness?
There is no solid proof, but many contact lens specialists agree that lenses like the AirCurve may slow the progression of myopia (nearsightedness).

Can I wear AirCurve lenses if I have astigmatism?
Yes. But it depends on the amount and type of astigmatism you have. If you have a high amount of corneal astigmatism or an undesired amount of residual astigmatism, then you may need an AirCurve Toric lens to correct your vision. Your eyecare professional will determine the type of lens you need.

Are AirCurve lenses hard to clean?
AirCurve lenses only require daily cleaning and disinfecting, which is done at night while the lenses are not being worn.

How much do AirCurve lenses cost?
The cost of lenses can vary greatly from practitioner to practitioner. However, a lens like the AirCurve is not your everyday GP lens. Most GP manufacturers start with a square edge that they roll-and-roll until it is round. Contex machines the edge using a natural diamond stone. This process allows us to produce the perfect edge every time. The superior comfort, optics, quality, and durability provided by the AirCurve lens are also a result of a superior manufacturing process. AirCurve lenses are more expensive, but they can last for years and are less expensive to care for than most soft lenses.

Can I sleep in AirCurve lenses?
It depends on your tear film, general eye health, and other factors, but never sleep in the lenses unless your eyecare practitioner recommends it.

How do I know if my Eyecare professional prescribed Contex lenses?
You must insist on Contex AirCurve lenses if you want the best. If your eye care professional does not use Contex lenses we can assist them with the fitting if necessary

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