Tag: Contact Lenses

​​What are Contact Lenses made of?

There are three main categories of contact lenses, based on the materials they are made of: soft contacts, rigid gas permeable (GP) contacts, and hybrid contact lenses. Soft contacts are made of pliable hydrophilic (“water-loving”) plastics called hydrogels. Hydrogels absorb significant amounts of water to keep the lenses soft and supple. Because of this water-loving characteristic, the water content of… Read more →