Lenses

 

Brief history of contact lenses

The first contact lens was made by German physiologist Adolf Fick in 1887. Fick’s lens was made of glass and was a so-called scleral lens because it covered the sclera, the white part of the eye. By 1912, another optician, Carl Zeiss, had developed a…


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Contact lenses F.A.Q.

How do I order my replacement contact lenses through Optica La Mar? Replacing your contact lenses has never been easier! All we need is your prescription information, which you will be prompted to give when you place your order. What if I don’t know my…


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Some facts about contacts

A contact lens (also known simply as a “contact”) is a corrective, cosmetic, or therapeutic lens usually placed on the cornea of the eye. Contact lenses usually serve the same corrective purpose as conventional glasses, but are lightweight and virtually invisible — many commercial lenses…


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