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Eyes on the future
The first contact lenses were made from glass and could only be worn for short periods before becoming uncomfortable and even damaging to the eyes. Since the first plastic contact lenses were invented in 1939, technology has moved ahead in leaps and bounds, from the introduction of disposable and silicon-hydrogel lenses to fashion and fun coloured lenses.
If you live an active lifestyle or simply want to be free of your glasses, contacts could be the answer.Worth a look
The ins and outs
Here are some invaluable tips on the correct ways to insert and remove your contact lenses.Learn how to wear contacts