What is the power range for contact lenses?

What is the power range for contact lenses?

All Contact Lenses contact lenses

Contact Lens Name Power Range Diameters
1 Day Acuvue Moist For Astigmatism +4.00 to -9.00 14.5
1 Day Acuvue Moist Multifocal +6.00 to -9.00 14.3
1 Day Acuvue TruEye +6.00 to -12.00 14.2
Acuvue 2 +8.00 to -12.00 14.0

How strong does your prescription have to be to get contacts?

Answer: Contact lenses today can be manufactured with virtually any lens power so yes, with a prescription as low as 0-25/+0.25, you can still wear contact lenses.

What is the lowest power for contact lenses?

So yes, with a prescription as low as 0-25/+0.25, you can wear prescription contact lenses. Nevertheless, prescription contact lenses are a medical device and you will need to have an exam to determine your prescription and whether they are suitable for your eyes before you order contact lenses online.

Is minus 3.5 eyesight bad?

If your number is between -0.25 and -2.00, you have mild nearsightedness. If your number is between -2.25 and -5.00, you have moderate nearsightedness. If your number is lower than -5.00, you have high nearsightedness.

Are there any contact lenses with zero power?

People who do not require glasses or contact lenses for vision correction can wear color enhancement contact lenses or opaque contact lenses. Often referred to as cosmetic contact lenses or decorative contact lenses, these are zero-power contact lenses that are tinted with a color placed onto the contact lens to enhance or change natural eye color.

What is the best brand of contact lens?

The Acuvue brand is one of the most highly recommended and top selling contact lens brands available. There is a good chance that you have seen commercials on television for Acuvue contact lenses.

What does the power on contact lenses mean?

Power is the strength of the contact lens, the part that magnifies and helps correct vision. According to the Ohio State University Medical Center , although contact lenses are similar to a spectacle prescription, contact lens measurements usually have different numbers. Power is written as a unit of measurement called a diopter.

What is the highest prescription for contact lenses?

The highest level of corrective power for monthly soft contact lenses is about -12 Dioptres (bear in mind that the average prescription for short sighted people is -2.00 Dioptres), and is available from both Purevision 2HD and Biofinity. For people with astigmatism, who require toric lenses, the maximum is about -9 Dioptres of sphere.