Contact Lenses and Sports

Posted by CooperVision on Tuesday, July 12, 2011
In a recent survey of children and youth (ages 8-18), it was revealed that the most important reason for getting contact lenses wasn't to look or see better, it was because they became active in sports.* Contact lenses provide peripheral vision, they don't get fogged up, and are shatter proof. If you or your child is active in sports and wears corrective eyewear, consider contact lenses as a way to help improve on-the-field performance.

Why contacts?
Contact lenses are a safe and reliable option for correcting eyesight on the field. Whatever sport you're involved in, contact lenses can provide convenience and crisp vision. Please remember to follow your coach's instructions in regards to protective eyewear, such as goggles or sunglasses.

Why CooperVision?
CooperVision is an advocate for healthy, comfortable contact lens wear and is the lens of choice for thousands of leading eye care professionals nationwide. We offer a full array of monthly, two-week, and daily disposable contact lenses, all featuring advanced materials and optics. There's almost certainly a CooperVision lens that's right for you. To learn more, please click here.

What type of contact lens is best for me?
Your eye care practitioner will work with you to determine the best type of contact lens based on multiple factors, including your prescription, life style, and needs. To help start the conversation with your eye doctor, take our Lens Finder quiz.

For more information on contact lenses and sports, please click here.

*Source: CooperVision survey conducted by Braun Research, December 2009.

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