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Contacts 101

Get acquainted with contacts

Today contact lenses are available in more types for more eye conditions—even astigmatism and bifocals—making it possible for just about everyone to wear them. Explore types.

Wear and care

Once you get the hang of it, caring for your contacts is a cinch. Get started with tips on care and handling.

How to put on and take off contact lenses

Left your contacts in too long? Not a good idea

Videos provided by Acuvue

Scleral Lenses: Insertion, Removal and Troubleshooting

Video provided by the Scleral Lens Education Society.

Questions from our patients

Would you like to scuba dive with your contact lenses? Kaiser Permanente Eye Care doctors field many curious and common questions about contact lenses.