See clearly without glasses: Many wish this to each other briefly- and farsighted people. In addition, not just for fashion, instead also for practical reasons: no foggy glasses in the winter or with the sauna, also a larger field of view, for example when driving.

This risk furthermore, the costs of an eye laser operation are avoided by some - and are more for contact lenses. “Almost any ametropia can be compensated with contact lenses - even high farsightedness”, explains Gerald Böhme, who is in charge of contact lenses in the professional association of these ophthalmologists in Germany in Düsseldorf.

This sounds straightforward, is associated with some effort at least in the beginning: Basically, an optician may bend the matching visual aids like an ophthalmologist. However, only this medical professional may say with protection, considering that the eyes are healthy and therefore there is nothing to be said against the use of contact lenses. It may take up to two hours for the doctor to make the first adjustment.

There are basically two types of lenses: soft and stable, which are often referred to as hard. However, this is out of date, explains the endowment of goods test with Berlin, which recently which guidebook “See correctly” released, This deals extensively with various vision corrections. When touching, there is still the feeling of “hart” or “soft”, but both types of products consist of different plastics because earlier they also have different properties.

Which type comes into question, depends on the one hand on the result of this eye examination. Among other things, the eyesight is determined, which corneal surface measured and this condition of that tear film checked. On the other hand, which requirements of that person play a role: Which person wants to keep an eye on the lenses every day from getting up to bed, needs others than anyone, that only during sports or, wants to wear the seven days to go out twice.