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Try contact lenses at Tim Roebuck Optician

Are you considering wearing contact lenses instead of your glasses, or fancy an alternative look by wearing contact lenses occasionally? Perhaps you have worn contact lenses in the past and are considering them again?


Tim Roebuck Optician are qualified contact lens practitioners; we carry out thorough contact lens assessments and help many of our patients find the right contact lens for them so they can enjoy clear, comfortable vision without their glasses.

What Are The Different Types Of Contact Lenses?

Our trained team are experts in recommending and fitting the best contact lens for your prescription and lifestyle. We are happy to help you find the right type of lens from some of the world’s leading contact lens manufacturers.

soft contact lenses

Soft Lenses

Soft contact lenses are comfortable, flexible and breathable, making them perfect for people who would like to frequently wear lenses for longer periods of time.


Soft contact lenses are supplied in a variety of different types, often described by their replacement frequency or wearing schedule.


For example: daily disposables, weekly or fortnightly disposables, monthly disposables or extended wear.

Gas permeable contact lenses

Gas Permeable Lenses

Gas permeable lenses - also known as rigid gas permeable - have been around longer than soft contact lenses. They are smaller in size and made of harder materials, but are still designed to allow oxygen to pass through to the eye.


This type of lens comes in a range of materials, fittings, power and designs and are more suitable for wearers with astigmatism or those who require bifocal and multifocal lenses.

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