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The Effect of Contact Lens on the Eyes

The effect of contact lens on the eyes

Millions of people are using contact lenses every day. Besides, this form of vision correction is not normally considered hazardous, thus it is vital to understand that wearing contact lenses could carry some effect on the eyes, including an increased our eye infection. Here, we will studying on the potential dangers of contact lenses, and to help you have a better understanding for the recommendations on the usage of contact lenses by reducing the risk of painful or effect of contact lenses on the eyes. We will also take a look on the choosing the right choice of contact lens for your eyes.

Nowadays, as we know most people are prefer to use contact lens rather than spectacles, for them it is an ideal replacement for eye glasses. However, wearing them for prolonged periods could give some common effects including uncomfortable, dry eyes and others infection. For most contact lens users, the adverse effects should didn’t get any worse than this but sure, it’s crucial to be aware of the possibility of more severe effects, which may be include sight loss in very rare cases.

Some effect of contact lenses on the eyes

These might be the effect of contact lens on the eyes that people are usually faces in the meantime;

1. Some contact lenses users could facing eye scratches like corneal abrasion which can occur the result of wearing dirty or ill-fitting contact lenses.

2. By the way, it is frequently happen amongst the contact lens user is eye infection, hence it is more dangerous and risky if you wear it while swimming or showering, or you using the contact lenses for more than the recommended hours per day which is 8 hours.

3. Occasionally, due to the usage of contact lenses, it might be some infections like loss of sight. Recently, the news on the case about the woman who lost her sight because she probably exposed her contact lenses to water.

The differences of healthy eyes and irritation eyes (the effect of contact lens)
The differences of a healthy eyes and irritation eyes (the effect of contact lens)

The dangers of contact lenses will be low-risk if we used it with the safety guidelines for the particular brand of lenses and should follow the advice of your optician. Let’s visit our website to book an appointment with our Malaya Optical Optometrist.

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Essilor Blue UV Capture

Essilor Blue UV Capture Lens

Essilor Blue UV Capture lens introducing new lenses with the advance combination  of molecular technology into the core of the lens, known as the Essilor Blue UV Capture, it efficiently filter out harmful blue-violet light, allowing only the blue-turquoise light pass through.

blue light lenses

Computer devices, gadgets and all other VDU devices are the main emission of blue light. Based on studies, blue light entering human eyes help in boosting attention, reaction and mood during the day. However, the blue light can cause damage to the retina. Blue light has the shortest wavelength and contains the highest energy in the visible light spectrum, it can cause eyestrain, headaches, and including macular degeneration after long exposure.

Essilor blue capture lens

Essilor Blue UV Capture lens provides a feature of blocking at least 20% of harmful blue-violet light, up to 3 times more protection against harmful blue-violet light than regular prescription lenses.

Harmful blue light

Ordinary blue cut lens usually appear yellowish, giving a less cosmetic feature and lack of natural colour. This is due to cutting blue light leads to a yellow residual tint on lens. According to physics, blue and yellow belongs to complementary colours, when blue light is absorbed, the yellow as the other complementary colours will appeared. In order to remove the yellow tint appearance, Blue UV Capture is added with a colouring agent that neutralize the yellow residual tint for creating a optical clear lens.

blue protect lens

1.Is Blue UV Capture protects under UV radiation other than blue light?

Yes. Blue UV Capture provides 100% UV protection as it filters out harmful violet light spectrum this includes UV-rays emits from the hot sun.

2. What is the difference between Blue UV Capture and normal blue filter lens?

Blue UV Capture is the new molecular technology material used to build the lens, is inside the lens, while blue filter is only the coating on the surface of the lens.

3. Why blue light is not 100% filter?

Not all the blue light is harmful. Filtering all the blue lights will affect the natural colour as it lost the blue colour. Blue light is distinguished into blue-violet and blue turquoise. Blue-violet belongs to high energy harmful wavelength  in the light spectrum, which are harmful to the eyes, filtering it and left over the harmless blue turquoise light preserve the natural vision with consists blue colour.

4. Is Blue UV Capture available on all types of lenses?

It is available on certain types of lenses belongs to Essilor, this includes single vision lenses, multifocal lenses, and myopia management lenses.

5. Is Blue UV Capture effective on eye problems cause by increasing near work task besides facing computer or gadgets use?

Blue UV Capture lens technology aimed for the functional use on reducing harmful blue light entering the eyes, reduce the risk on causing damage to the retina. However, eyestrain cause by increasing near work task (not by VDU devices) may comes from individual eye conditions, this includes the individual might be having eye condtions such as presbyopia, accommodative insufficiency, or eye muscle spasm.

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Essilor Eyezen Lenses

Essilor Lenses – Eyezen

Digital Eye Strain is defined as the physical eye discomfort felt after two or more hours in front of a digital screen. Essilor Lenses – Eyezen is here now to protect you from getting digital eye strains. A combination of factors including the proximity at which we view digital screens, the frequency and length of time of this use, and physical responses to screen habits, have conspired to cause visual discomfort.

Digital Eye Strain originates from the over exertion of the ciliary eye muscles. When focusing on close objects, the eyes accommodate to try and create the clearest possible image. The eye accommodates by flexing the ciliary muscle which changes the curvature of the crystalline lens. Digital eye strain comes from this prolonged contraction or “flexing” of the ciliary eye muscles.

Here are some of the most common conditions you can experience by staring at screens for too long:

  • Dry eyes
  • Eye Strain
  • Tired Eyes
  • Headaches

Harmful Blue Light is all around you, due to the increasing use of devices and new lighting technologies inside and sunlight outside. Harmful Blue Light is one of many risk factors such as age, genetics, diet, lifestyle, and occupation that may contribute to age-related macular degeneration (AMD). AMD is a leading cause of severe vision loss and blindness in adults over the age of 60.

CRIZAL EYEZEN

Eyezen are new and innovative lenses designed to address modern digital lifestyle, and provide comfort and protection. They have been engineered with 3 exclusive technologies.

  • Eyezen focus – Helps to see more clearly and comfortably regardless of the size and distance of the screens.
  • Light scan – protect eyes from harmful blue light
  • WAVE technologies – provide sharper vision than traditional single vision lenses.
Function of Essilor Lenses
Function of Essilor Lenses

EYEZEN FEATURES

  • Maximized distribution of the prescription power on the lens to provide extra focusing support and contain a small amount of accommodative relief to help alleviate eye strain caused by viewing near objects, like cell phones and tablets.
  • Deflection of a significant amount of the dangerous blue-violet light while letting beneficial blue-turquoise light pass through
  • Fine-tuned lens surface providing a sharper vision
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Successful of Eyezen Lenses

BENEFITS OF EYEZEN LENSES

  • Reduce visual fatigue during prolonged use of a smartphone and allow better readability of small characters.
  • More vivid colors in the day, sharper vision at night
  • Reduce glare and help to prevent premature aging of your eyes caused by prolonged exposure of harmful blue-violet light

Eyezen lenses are a more complete solution to modern vision problems than ordinary single vision lenses.

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Connected Eyezen Lenses to daily life

Let’s screen your vision today and do let us know if you have experienced digital eye strain as well. Book an appointment with the best optometrist in KL now.

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Red and Dry Eyes

Dry Eyes At Night

Dry eyes can be irritating, uncomfortable and at times, borderline painful. But throughout the day, your dry eyes are annoying but not painful and yet, at night, the true colors of having dry eyes emerge.

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Smoking and Vision Lost
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Refractive Error Vision

What is Refractive Error?

Refractive error is a common eye disorder in which the eyes can’t clearly focus on the images of objects looked at. There are numerous types of refractive error such as short-sighted, long-sighted or presbyopia which is when you need glasses to read as we grow older. These are common refractive errors.

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Optometrist Contact Lenses testing
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Eye Check Up

Have you even looked into the distance and notice something off? Like something is just not right or clear? Then it hits you, the reality of whats to come to you in the future, glasses. There is a daunting feeling in your gut, you have never had your eyes checked, what is going to happen? Will there be lasers? What will they do to my eyes to check them? Will it hurt?

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Lasik

LASIK

LASIK eye surgery is a procedure that corrects certain vision problems, reducing or eliminating the need for eyeglasses or corrective lenses. LASIK is short for laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis, the technical term for the surgical procedure.

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computer vision syndrome

Computer Vision Syndrome

Since the year of 2009, research indicates that computer use has taken the place of radio as the No. 2 media activity. The increased use of computers has reflected on the development of visual discomfort and related symptoms occurring in relation to computer use.

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