Types of Color Contacts

Four types of color contact lenses exist. Many of these color contact lenses are available without eye visual correction but they also exist for people who have astigmatism, or people who need bifocal correction or want lenses that can be replaced frequently. The four different types of color contact lenses that exist are: visibility tints, opaque color tints, enhancement tints and light-filtering tints. So what are the differences between these four types of color contacts?

Visibility tints: they are usually color contacts with a light blue or green tint added to them. This is so that you will be bale to see them more easily when you put them, drop them or remove them. The color tint is so light that it does not affect really your eye color.

Enhancement tints: they are solid tint color contacts and are slightly more darker than visibility tint color contacts. The main difference is that they do affect your eye color. As you may have understood from the name of these color contacts, they are meant to enhance the existing color of your eyes. In general these types of color contacts are more suitable for people with light colored eyes. These types of color contacts tints are most suitable for people with light colored eyes and who want to make the color of their eyes more intense.

Color tints: they are opaque tints color contacts and can totally change the color of your eye. In most cases they are made patterns of solid colors. If you have dark eyes, you'll need this type of color contact lenses to change the color of your eye.

Light-filtering tints: these color contacts are a the newest available.They are designed for sports use. This is because they enhance certain colors and mute certain other colors. For example when playing tennis it will enhance yellow so that you see more easily the ball. These color contact lenses are not only for people who practice sport, but also for spectators!