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New Wearer

If you’re about to get your first contact lenses or have just started wearing them, you’re sure to have questions.

Tips, answers and advice for the first-time contact lens wearer

Does any of this sound familiar?

  • “I feel confident when I’m wearing my contact lenses. I like my spectacles, but sometimes I just want a more natural look.”
  • “I have an active lifestyle. Contact lenses simply give me more freedom and flexibility to do the things I enjoy most.”
  • “I play a lot of sports, so I don’t want to risk breaking my spectacles. And contact lenses give me a wider field of vision, which helps me play better.”

Whatever your motivation for becoming a first-time contact lens wearer, we’re here to help. Below you’ll get answers to the most common questions new wearers have, including how to insert, remove and clean your contact lenses, and so much more.

New Wearer

An Eye Exam's Cost: What Can You Expect?

The question on many people’s minds is, “How much does an eye examination cost?” The answer, as you might expect, depends on several factors.


Cleaning Contact Lenses

Here are some do’s and don’ts for cleaning and disinfecting your reusable (or frequent replacement) contact lenses—and the reasoning behind them.


Contact Lens Care

Taking care of your contact lenses is critical. We’ll explore best practices and how to get the most from your contact lenses.


Contact Lens Tips For You

These tips on how to apply contact lenses may help you avoid the issues that some wearers have faced.



Do you have a question about contact lenses? Whether you wear CooperVision brand contact lenses or not, you’re likely to find the answer here.


How Contact Lenses Work

We think contact lenses are pretty amazing. Read on to learn about how they work, the types of contacts, and a brief history of contact lenses.


How to Put Contacts in Your Eyes

Putting in contact lenses is an incredibly easy process and we’re here to help walk you through each step.


Contact Lens Exams

In addition to a comprehensive eye examination, a contact lens appointment will involve a contact lens fitting. Here’s what to expect.


How to Buy Contact Lenses

Buying contact lenses is very easy, requiring little of your time—just a simple visit to your local eye care professional.


How to Remove Contact Lenses

Here are some tips for removing your contact lenses that will help make the process a little smoother.


Tips to help you find an eye doctor

Looking for an eye care professional? Consider these useful tips or use our ‘Find an Eye Doctor’ tool.


What Are Contact Lenses?

If you’re not familiar with contact lenses, let’s introduce you to these incognito but common little helpers.


New Wearers

Are you thinking of making the switch from glasses to contact lenses? Here are some things to consider.

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