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    Types of Contact Lenses: Gas Permeable Lenses

    Gas permeable or rigid contact lenses Contact lenses are often a great lifesaver for those who are tired from wearing glasses and suffer from vision problems. There are two types of contact lenses: The soft contact lenses, very comfortable for the patient, which produce little discomfort in the eye due to the materials with which they are made. Gas permeable contact lenses, lenses that provide very clear vision and very good quality, and also allow the passage of oxygen to the cornea by the permeability in their materials. They are also called by hard or rigid patients. You can read about a third type of glasses, and where to get…