hyperopia, presbyopia, what are all those "-opias"?
Myopia, or nearsightedness,
is when you can see things up close but not far away. Nearsighted people are the people who were probably wearing glasses
in second grade to see the blackboard.
They've probably worn glasses
or contacts most of their lives.
is when your eyes focus at a distance but you can't see
things clearly close-up.
Presbyopia is age-related reading
in our early 40's we may find we can't read the phone
book or a map. What's happening is the lenses of the eyes
are gradually losing their ability to focus in close.
WESTCON has help for all these problems.
Presbyopes are thrilled to have WESTCON'S HORIZON PROGRESSIVE multifocal
contact lenses! They
enable vision at all distances, from far away to up close.
Your optometrist or ophthalmologist can fit you in sphere
Torics: People with
astigmatism wear torics. Astigmatism
is a condition in which the cornea's curvature is asymmetrical;
the eye is football shaped, rather than baseball shaped. Light rays are focused on two points on the
retina resulting in blurred vision, eyestrain, shadows
on letters, double vision and squinting.
55 BI-CON'S are bifocal contact lenses. Now
there's no need to wear the fuddy-duddy bifocal
spectacles when you can be looking good and seeing
well in WESTCON'S contact lenses. Available in sphere or toric (for people with
Monovision fits are very popular. With monovision fits your optometrist or ophthalmologist
orders a different power WESTCON HORIZON SPHERE OR TORIC for each
eye and one eye primarily sees things in the distance,
and the other eye focuses on things close up. WESTCON'S HORIZON
SPHERES, TORICS, BI-CONS AND PROGRESSIVES are available in the widest range of parameters
in the industry. WESTCON lenses are custom lathe
cut for the best visual acuity and most comfortable fit.
Available in enhancement tints: green, blue, brown, aqua