An alternative to wearing glasses is to wear contact lenses. These lenses are tiny plastic discs, which are placed on the eye and serve the same purpose as glasses, by artificially improving the eyesight of the individual.
Contact lenses can help to rectify both long and short-sightedness and also offer practical solutions to those that enjoy playing contact sports, or for those who prefer not to wear spectacles for aesthetic reasons.
Your eyes will need to be examined and then, if appropriate, contact lenses will need to be fitted by our optometrists. They will also provide important advice and guidance on how to put lenses on your eyes and remove them and how to safely store them.
Brittains’ expert team of opticians can also offer guidance on the type of contact lens worn, for example different lenses vary in the duration of time for which they can safely be used. Single use contact lenses are only worn once and then must be disposed of after use. Fortnightly and monthly wear lenses are worn for the appropriate time-frame.
We have different payment options which can make contact lenses one of the most cost effective ways of getting great vision.
"I have been very impressed with the quality of service from Brittain Opticians. I have previously been to other opticians, but I can honestly say that I have never received such a high quality of service, they really do care what suits you best as an individual.
I have very recently started wearing contact lenses, I have been very impressed with the extensive knowledge of what lenses are available, as well as what would best suit my budget and life style.
I couldn’t fault my experience with Brittains and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them to my family and friends."