How much does contact lens cost in Australia?

How much does contact lens cost in Australia?

The cost of contact lens depends on a number of factors: the type of contacts, your prescription, and where you buy them. Daily contact lenses like Dailies Total1 starts from $250 for a 3-month supply, and fortnightly contacts like Acuvue Oasys starts from $29 for a 6-pack.

Do I need a prescription for contact lenses in Australia?

For you to purchase contact lenses in Australia, you need a valid contact lens prescription. Your local optometrist would determine which modality (e.g. dailies, fortnightlies or monthlies) and which type of lens material (the brand of contact lens often determines this).

Are biofinity contacts expensive?

Biofinity by CooperVision: average retail price of $18 for a box of six lenses. Air Optix Aqua by Alcon: average retail price of $18 for a box of six lenses. Bausch + Lomb Ultra by Bausch + Lomb: average retail price of $39 for a box of six lenses.

What are the best contact lenses in Australia?

Australia’s Favourite Daily Disposable Contact Lens Brands

  • 1 Day Acuvue Moist 30 Pack. $31.00. Johnson & Johnson.
  • 1 Day Acuvue Oasys 90 Pack. $113.00. Johnson & Johnson.
  • 1 Day Acuvue Moist For Astigmatism 30 Pack. $39.00.
  • 1 Day Acuvue Oasys For Astigmatism 90 Pack. $143.00.
  • 1 Day Acuvue Moist Multifocal 30 Pack. $45.00.

How long is a contact lens prescription valid in Australia?

When purchasing contact lenses from our website it is recommended that you have a current contact lens prescription that is not older than two years and you only purchase contact lenses that you have a prescription for or that you have previously worn successfully.

How long is a contact lens prescription good for in Australia?

Contact lens prescriptions are typically valid for a one-year period as regular ocular health assessment is essential to minimise risk of contact lens complications.

Can I sleep in Biofinity?

Can I sleep in my contacts? It is not recommended to sleep in your contacts unless you have been prescribed lenses that are specifically designed for this purpose. For example, Biofinity contact lenses have been approved for up to 6 nights/7 days of extended wear.

How many hours can wear Biofinity contacts?

EXTENDED WEAR: BIOFINITY contact lenses may be prescribed for daily wear and extended wear for up to 6 nights/ 7 days of continuous day and night wear.

What is the most popular contact lens brand?

Acuvue. The Acuvue brandis one of the most highly recommended and top selling contact lens brands available.

Can you reuse contact lenses?

Daily wear contact lenses can be safely disinfected for reuse for 2 weeks to a month before discarding. Daily wear contact lenses are made to be worn during the day only, but can safely be reused for up to a month.

How many contacts are in biofinity?

6 lenses
1 box of Biofinity lenses contains 6 lenses, a 6-month supply of contacts.