Choosing to wear eyeglasses or contact lenses for vision correction mostly depends on personal preferences. Lifestyle, comfort, convenience, budget, and aesthetics should all factor into your decision-making process. Before deciding between contacts and glasses, keep in mind that one is not necessarily better than the other; each has its pros and cons in terms of vision, ease of use and eye health. So which are better for your particular needs and lifestyle? Our Greenville eyeglasses store will gladly help you make that distinction.
Our staff of experienced opticians at Precision Vision of Townsend takes the time to discuss how different contact selections can impact your vision, answer any questions you might have, and supply you with the most up-to-date information in order to keep your eyes healthy. So if you know you need prescription lenses, but are unsure exactly what form or style, we would be happy to educate you in the different types of lenses and what they do. Eyeglasses offer many benefits over contact lenses. They require very little cleaning and maintenance, you don’t need to touch your eyes to wear them (decreasing your risk for eye infections), and glasses are cheaper than contact lenses in the long run since they don’t need to be replaced as often. Glasses also can act as an extension of your personality and make a great fashion statement. That being said, contact lenses have many advantages over glasses. Contacts sit directly on your eye, so vision, particularly peripheral vision, is unobstructed. You can participate in sports and outdoor activities without fear of eyeglasses getting in the way, falling off or breaking. You can even change the color of your eyes with color contact lenses. Switching between your prescription eyeglasses and your reading glasses can be an incredible nuisance. If you’d prefer to seamlessly be able to see both near and far at any given moment, then multifocal lenses may be the solution you’ve been looking for. If so, then you’re next step in finding the right eyeglasses is to come to Oneway Eyeglasses, where our Greenville optical store offers both multifocal eyeglass lenses, including progressives, as well as traditional eyeglasses and several contact lens options.