Contact lenses are also known as contacts. It is a corrective, cosmetic or therapeutic lens placed on the cornea in our eyes. These lenses serve as a remedial for glasses. But instead they are light weight and moreover they are not easily visible. But commercial contact lenses such as colored contact lenses are tinted and are of various colors, because of which they are visible. They have to be stored in storage solution or cleaning solutions in order to keep them dust free. Keeping them immersed in solutions also help in keeping them scratch free. The colored lenses are generally used to change the color of the eyes. Some lenses also have thin surface treatment which is the UV coating. This coating helps to reduce the damage caused to our natural eye lenses. There are various colored lenses to change your looks. Some are green, blue, aqua, hazel, honey, amethyst and violet contact lenses. There are many other patters which have come up in the market.
Most of the people wear contacts nowadays. There are many reasons for that. But one of the major reasons is to change the appearance and practicality. If you wear contacts, you need not bother about the weather much. You can see clearly even if it rains. The lenses don’t steam up and at the same time it provides wider field of vision. Sportsmen prefer lenses for the same reason and it easy to handle than spectacles while playing.
The other type of lenses is cosmetic lenses. These are preferred to change the personal appearance of the eyes. It is very popular among the youngsters nowadays. These lenses change the color of the eyes but sometimes also cause blurring or obstruction of vision. It depends totally on the design and color of the lenses. These kinds of lenses are also called as decorative contact lenses. There are many colors in decorative contacts. Some bright color like green, aqua or amethyst colors which include violet contact lenses enhance the looks. These lenses can be worn depending on the occasions.
Though these lenses do not cause any harm to your eyes, it is always safe to consult the doctors before using them.