Specsavers in Christchurch are keen for people to try out contact lenses this Christmas by giving top tips to avoid common myths surrounding them.

Debbie Harvey, store director said: ‘There are so many misconceptions about contact lenses which cause people to shy away from using them.

‘I’d like to offer our advice to people who might be concerned about trying contact lenses for the first time.

Common Myths

1. “They are difficult to use”

Specsavers give people a full test run of contact lenses to ensure that they can be comfortable wearing them.

2. “I’m too young or old for contact lenses”

Specsavers are giving contact lenses to people of all ages, especially encouraging parents to let their children give them a go.

3. “They are uncomfortable”

Contact lenses fit comfortably and properly thanks to new high-tech materials of the highest quality from Specsavers.

4. “My prescription is too complex for contact lenses”

Contact lenses are available for almost any prescription so everyone has access to them.

To give contact lenses a go, visit Specsavers Christchurch at 34 High Street, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 1AY.

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