Types of contact lenses

There is a contact lens to suit you, no matter what your prescription or eyecare requirements. Our in-branch contact lens opticians will be able to advise you on what options are available and answer any questions that you may have in relation to wearing contact lenses.

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Daily disposables

Our most popular type of contact lenses, daily disposables, are the ultimate in convenience. Ideal for people who usually wear glasses but may choose to wear contact lenses while at the gym, playing sports or for a special occasion. Designed to be worn on a daily basis and disposed of after each use, these handy contact lenses come in a sealed container so that you can pop them into your eyes and you’re ready to go. Unlike monthly or fortnightly disposable contact lenses, you only wear daily contact lenses once and as soon as you remove them, you must throw them away and not attempt to clean them to re-use.

Monthly/fortnightly disposables

If you plan to wear contact lenses on a regular basis or instead of glasses, monthly or fortnightly disposable contact lenses might be the best option for you. These lenses need to be cleaned each night and are great value for money when worn regularly. Available in a wide range of prescriptions, they are ideal for anyone who wants to wear contact lenses most of the time.

Continuous wear

If you prefer to wear contact lenses continuously and without having to remove them each day, continuous wear contact lenses are the best option for you. Designed to be worn day and night for up to 30 consecutive days, no cleaning is required, and the new material helps to maintain the health of your eyes. This type of contact lens is ideal for those always on the go with a busy schedule.

Specialist Contact Lenses

We have a wide range of specialist contact lenses for more complex prescriptions, including gas permeable lenses. Scrivens Opticians are also a supplier of the revolutionary Dreamvision contact lenses, which correct your vision while you sleep. Plus, if you are looking for a new look, we have a range of coloured contact lenses for you to choose from.