Contact lens manufacturers developed special contact
lenses for different kinds of sports. For example,
" Wesley Jessen " (now a division of "
CIBA Vision ") produced contact
lenses "ProSoft", selectively increasing
contrast of recognition of yellow color of a ball for
softball and tennis.
These contact lenses are frequent
replacement lenses made from " DuraSoft 3 ",
contain 55% of water and provide very high UV protection.
They are intended for wearing only during the game. Later
ProSoft will be expanded and there will be special contact
lenses for golfers, skiers, shooters and other kinds of
The company Paragon Vision Sciences in 2000 produced
rigid gas-permeable (RGP) contact
lenses SportsSight GP, designed for outdoor sports. They
also provide good UV protection, and also help you see
better in the bright sun. These lenses should be recommended
the patients, engaged active kinds of sports on open air,
as additional means to the usual scheme of correction.
Company " Safilo " has informed on release in
the sports collection "Carrera" the painted
contact lenses for employment by active kinds of sports.
The Spectral characteristics of these lenses have been
developed specially for increase in dynamic visual acuity.