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
(778) 484-1650
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The most recent BC government update requires facial coverings in public indoor spaces.
Equipment and chairs will be sanitized between each patient
Masks and hand sanitizer will be provided if needed
Frames will be sanitized after being tried on. Optical appointments are available for booking.
We recommend booking a private optical appointment if you would like to shop for frames. This allows for us to maintain social distancing in the office.
We are currently open regular office hours. The health and safety of our patients is our top priority during the COVID-19 pandemic. These are some of our office protocols to keep you safe: