Looking for contact lenses treatment in Addis Ababa ? Look no further.
At Addis Ababa Eye Clinic, we offer high quality contact lenses prescription for various eye conditions including but not limited to Presbyopia, Myopia, Astigmatism, Hyperopia tailored for improving your eyesight.
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Price of contact lenses in Addis Ababa
The average price of contact lenses in Addis Ababa ranges from 6,000 Birr to 20,000 Birr.
Visit the Addis Ababa Eye Clinic to get your contact lenses prescription today.
Contact lenses are thin, clear plastic disks you wear in your eye to improve your vision.
A contact lens is suited over the cornea of the eye to correct vision issues such as myopia, hyperopia or astigmatism. There are two common types of contact lenses : Soft contact lenses and Rigid gas permeable hard lenses.
Who are contact lenses recommended for ?
Nowadays, almost everybody can benefit from contact lens wear.
Generally, it is advised for children to start wearing contact lenses not any lower than the ages of 11 – 14 years old.
Adults that like discrete and comfortable vision correction options also can choose contact lenses instead of eyeglasses.
Examination, diagnosis and Prescription of contact lenses
The opthalmogist will measure your eyes to assure that you get proper fitting lenses.
The optometrist will measure the diopters and make you the prescription.
Once your contact lenses are ready, Your ophthalmologist will perform special tests during a contact lens exam to assess your vision with contacts.
An instrument named as a slit lamp will be used to inspect your cornea and other ocular tissues, under resolution magnification.
The slit lamp will also aid your ophthalmologist to assess how precise your contact lenses will fit, as the magnification accredits a precise view of the alignment of the lens as it sits on your cornea.
Eye diseases for which lenses can be prescribed
There are four common eye diseases that can be corrected with contact leans:
Myopia (Nearsightedness): You can see near objects clearly, but the farther the objects the hazier they look.
Hyperopia (Farsightedness): Objects found at distance appear clear, while things found near you look hazy.
Astigmatism: An issue with the shape of your cornea (or lens) causes hazy or distorted vision.
Presbyopia: Your eyes begin to lose the ability to focus on objects nearby you (an age-related condition).
Contact lenses vs. Eyeglasses
Please consult our optometrists at Addis Ababa Eye Clinic for your contact lenses prescription and fitting. Contact us to get more information at +251 903461653