Contact Lens Technology Update

Contact Lens Technology Update

Kelowna Optometry Clinic

Contact Lens Technology Update

The last few years have provided us with an array of new contact lenses and if you are in an older lens it might be time for an update into new technology. Acuvue advanced contact lenses with their unique product Acuvue Oasys with Transitions. This lens will darken when outdoors and lighten when indoors similar to the Transition eyeglasses. This technology was recognized by the TIME best inventions of 2018. Cosmetically, the lenses do darken the colour of the eye while maintaining a natural appearance. These lenses would be ideal for sunny sports such as football, soccer, and baseball where wearing sunglasses is not always an option. They are also a healthy option as they filter blue light and block harmful UV rays. Book a contact lens consultation at Nuvue Optometry today and see how Acuvue Oasys with Transitions seamlessly adapts to balance the amount of indoor and outdoor light entering the eye.

The monthly lens market saw a few new additions in the Acuvue Vita and B&L Ultra lenses. Both of these silicone hydrogels have great moisture to improve comfort while maintaining the health benefits a high oxygen permeability. The daily market is very competitive with some of the most comfortable lenses on the market. Some of the newer dailies like Dailies Total One and Oasys One Day are fantastic.

At Nuvue Optometry, we also provide specialty contact lenses. Our scleral lenses may be used for any prescription and any shape of the cornea because they are completely customized. If you have had trouble achieving clear vision with glasses or contacts consider a scleral lens consultation to see if we can improve your vision.

We have a fun and friendly group of staff at Nuvue Optometry. We have recently added two more staff members, Patrice and Maxim. We would love to meet more people in our community, feel free to drop in and say hello anytime. If you have any questions about eye health or vision care our great staff and doctors are here to provide exceptional service.

Dr Devin W Almond, BSc, OD
Nuvue Optometry
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On May 4th Nuvue Optometry will begin to re-open and provide essential eye care services. We will be providing a limited number of comprehensive examinations for patients who need a prescription and for eye health concerns (macular degeneration, cataract, glaucoma, etc.). Your safety is of the upmost importance and we are completely changing how we deliver optometric care to minimize physical contact.

The following procedures will be effect.

Routine examinations could still be postponded at this time. We request that if any patient feels ill, they should stay home. Initially, the office will be open Monday through Thursday from 10am to 3pm.

Drs. Brad & Devin Almond and the caring staff of Nuvue Optometry

We understand this may be a burden for you, however the health and safety of everyone is paramount to move forward.

Thank you for supporting our local business during this difficult time. Local businesses in Kelowna need you now more than ever. Thank you for being patient, and for continuing to choose Nuvue Optometry for your eye care.

Drs Brad and Devin Almond and the caring staff of Nuvue Optometry

Office re-opening May 4