Is it safe to buy color contacts online?

If you compare color contact lens prices at the doctor's office and at
online contact lens shops, you will see that online you can get your
lenses 50 to 70 percent cheaper. But you may ask, why such huge
difference? Are the lenses sold online inferior in quality? Find out
how you can buy discount color lenses and avoid all the pitfalls.

Luckily for you, the lenses you buy online are exactly the same as
your doctor would order. Online stores have several advantages over a
traditional shops that result in lower prices. They don't have to be
located in a busy area where rents are high, and they require less
staff. Large online shops also sell thousands of color contact lenses
every day, so they keep their prices low in order to hold the market.

One disadvantage of online shopping is that you have to use your
credit card. Many people think this is risky. However, large reputable
retailers always use secure order forms, so with them your card is as
safe as it is when you use it in a local supermarket.

What color contacts are available online?

Online shops offer a great variety of color contact lenses. The most
popular are disposable color contacts - Freshlook, Acuvue 2 Colors and
Expressions. You will see them in any store. Large online shops also
carry a variety of traditional (annual replacement) color contacts,
like Durasoft 2 Colors, Durasoft Colorblends and Illusions.

It would be wise to see what color contacts are available through the
Internet and compare the brands and prices before you visit your
doctor for a prescription. This way you can ask your doctor for a
particular brand, rather then leave the choice to