As an essential element of our daily lives, it is critical to maintain the health of our eyes. Contact lenses have become a popular alternative to traditional eyeglasses, as they offer convenience, comfort, and a more natural appearance. 

However, with so many options available, it can be challenging to choose the right contact lenses. This blog will provide you with some helpful tips to consider while selecting contact lenses.

Consult with Your Optometrist 

Your optometrist is your best resource when it comes to choosing the right contact lenses. They can help you determine which type of contact lenses are suitable for your eyes and offer recommendations based on your prescription and individual needs.

Consider Your Lifestyle

Your lifestyle plays an important role in choosing the right contact lenses. If you lead an active lifestyle or participate in sports, you may want to consider daily disposable lenses. If you spend long hours in front of a computer or in dry environments, you may need lenses that provide more moisture and comfort.

Choose the Right Material

Contact lenses come in various materials, and each has its unique features. Soft lenses are the most common type of contact lenses and are comfortable to wear. Rigid gas permeable lenses are suitable for those with astigmatism and provide sharper vision. Hybrid lenses combine the best of both materials.

Determine the Replacement Schedule

Contact lenses come in various replacement schedules, such as daily, bi-weekly, and monthly. If you have an active lifestyle or prefer low maintenance, daily disposable lenses may be your best option. If you have a busy schedule, monthly lenses may be more convenient.

Consider the Cost

The cost of contact lenses varies depending on the type, material, and replacement schedule. It is essential to consider the long-term cost, including replacement lenses, cleaning solutions, and accessories, when choosing contact lenses.


Choosing the right contact lenses can be a challenging task, but with the right information, you can make an informed decision. Consider the type of lenses, your prescription, lifestyle, allergies, and cost before making a choice. Don't forget to consult with your optometrist before making any decisions. With the right contact lenses, you can enjoy excellent vision and comfort.

At Brooklin Vision Care, we offer a wide range of contact lenses to suit your individual needs. Our experienced optometrists can help you make an informed decision and ensure optimal eye health. Don't hesitate to book an appointment with us to discuss your options further. To get in touch with us, please click here or call us at (289) 240-6610