Night lenses are custom fit lenses that you pop in at bedtime, your sight is corrected naturally while you sleep, wake to perfect 20/20 vision, remove, have a normal day without needing daytime lenses, glasses or laser surgery. The effect lasts 24 hours so repeat every night as part of your routine like brushing your teeth. And yes, they can also stabilise myopia (short sight) in children, which is linked to long term eye disease. It's the 'sounds too good to be true' innovation that everyone is talking about. Join the #nightlenses revolution....
How Do Night Lenses Work?
The process is called Orthokeratology, so medically these are known as 'Ortho-K' lenses. Myopia (short-sight) makes the eye more like an oval rugby ball, not a round ball. So the light focuses in the wrong place, causing blur. Every night your cornea (outer layer of your eyeball) naturally sheds it’s outer layer of cells. While you sleep the new cells form into the mould of your custom fit night lens, creating a ‘round’ eye that focuses perfectly. Remove the lenses in the morning to clear sight. No need for glasses, daytime lenses or laser eye surgery. The process is harmless and reverses
every night – simply repeat every night as part of your routine just as you would with daytime lenses.
" No need for Glasses, day lenses or laser eye surgery!"
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" Night Lenses changed my life"
The latest innovation everyone’s talking about! A life
changing contact lens that gives you freedom from glasses, day lenses & laser surgery. Open your eyes underwater, ditch sports glasses, go onto the beach and into the sea without hassle, watch teenage confidence grow and lives transformed. They also reduce myopia progression in children– deteriorating short sight linked to eye disease later on in life. The future of eyecare is not to have anything on your face or in your eyes during the day. Hear from people whose lives have been changed by night lenses.
FAQ | The Pro's & Con's of Night Lenses
Q. HOW CAN I BE SURE THAT NIGHT LENSES (ORTHO K) WILL WORK FOR ME?
A. As long as your prescription is within the guide lines your vision should be corrected.
Q. WHAT PRESCRIPTION DO THEY WORK FOR?
A. Night lenses work for Myopia (short sight) between 1.00 and 5.00.
Q. HOW LONG HAVE NIGHT LENSES BEEEN AROUND FOR?
A. They were actually invented around 20 years ago, but they are only really starting to take off now.
Q. WHAT IF I MISS A NIGHT?
A. Your eye will maintain it’s shape/vision for at least 48 hours, but they need to be used nightly for effect.
Q. WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS VS LASER EYE SURGERY?
A. Laser surgery isn’t reversible. It’s a good way of testing whether laser surgery might be for you.
To help you decide whether Night Lenses are for you we’ve compiled a ‘Pro’s & Con’s’ list below from people who have used them and also from clinicians, so you can get both a lifestyle and clinical view. There is also an FAQ, answers to the questions that are most commonly asked.
Feeling of having naturally good eyesight.
No worry during the day about dirt or lens loss.
No lens feeling or dryness during the day.
Freedom to do anything without having to worry about contact lens loss e.g. wwim , beach, mountain bike.
No vision fluctuations during the day.
Parents can supervise lens handling and not worry about issues during the day.
Parents don’t worry about specs getting damaged.
No spec damage.
Freedom to choose designer sunglasses.
No nose discomfort from spectacle wear.
Reversible. No permanent change like laser eye.
Can be altered if your prescription changes with age.
Slows myopic progression (short sight getting worse).
Better for the environment than daily disposables.
Vision takes a few weeks to get fully corrected.
Higher / astigmatic prescriptions not fully correctable.
Glare at night from lights.
Initial comfort not as good as soft lenses.
Not great as part time correction.
Cleaning and care of lenses needed ( similar to monthly lenses).
Risk of contact lens related infection ( similar to daily and monthly lenses compared to no risk with glasses).