What do you need to know to try out colored contact lenses?

Are you one of the 45 million Americans who wears colored contact lenses?

This might be the first time you're getting contacts. Or perhaps you need to switch brands or types. Your doctor might give you a pair of trial contact lenses first, before ordering you a long-term pair.

If this is the case, you may be wondering what to expect. What's different about these lenses? How long will it take to see if they work for you? What kind of activities can you engage in while wearing them?

In this article, we'll answer these common questions and more. Read on to learn what you need to know about trial lenses.

1. When You Can Wear Trial Lenses

In most cases, you can use your trial lenses exactly as you would use your more permanent ones. If this is your first time using contact lenses, be sure to tell your doctor and have them go over the dos and don'ts of contact lens use and how to care for them properly.

2. How Long Will They Last?


For the most part, trial lenses will last the same amount of time as the lenses you’ll be ordering. Dailies last for a day, two-week contacts last for a couple of weeks, and so on. Still, your doctor will tell you to wear them for a short period of time. In most cases, it's only about a week.

3. When You Can Wear Trial Lenses

In most cases, you can use your trial lenses exactly as you would use your more permanent ones. If this is your first time using contact lenses, be sure to tell your doctor and have them go over the dos and don'ts of contact lens use and how to care for them properly.

Ready for Your First Pair of Contact Lenses?
Now you know a little bit more about what to expect with your trial contact lenses. Contacts are a great way to carry out your daily activities. You’ll enjoy good vision without having to wear glasses. It's a big world out there, and you want to see it clearly!

So are you ready to get started? Then check out all the great brands of colored contact lenses that we offer!