If, like over half the population, you require vision correction for a problem like myopia (better known as near sightedness or close sightedness), hypermetropia (better known as long sightedness or far sightedness) or an astigmatism, there are three main options open to you: spectacles, contact lenses or laser eye surgery.
Some people choose to wear glasses, which provide a corrective solution without side effects. However, if spectacles do not suit your lifestyle and you’re looking for an option that allows for a more active way of life, better peripheral vision and a natural ‘look’, you’ll need to weigh up the choice between contact lenses vs laser eye surgery.
Contact lenses are a very common choice, with a wide range of different lenses available on the market. Here are some pros and cons to help you in your decision between contact lenses vs laser eye surgery.
Read more about contact lens problems and alternatives to contact lenses.