Our Optometrists are committed to helping you have the best contact lens experience possible. We thoroughly enjoy wearing our contact lenses and want the same for you.
A contact lens examination is normally done after a glasses examination. If your glasses prescription is older than 6 months, it is important for our optometrists to give you a comprehensive eye examination to ensure we are working with the most accurate prescription. A contact lens prescription is issued after the patient and the doctor are both happy with the ocular health, vision and comfort. This prescription is valid for a maximum of one year. Federal law prohibits the sale of contacts lenses when the contact lens prescription is older than one year.
Many contact lens options exist for the optimal correction of most individuals, including astigmatism and bifocal contact lenses. All factors are considered when selecting a contact lens such as prescription strength, the curvature of your cornea, history of dryness and discomfort, the environment in which you intend to use the contact lenses, including visual demands of both distance and near work and many others.
To ensure your long-term success with contact lenses, we will:
· Discuss your history of prior contact lens use, ocular health vision and comfort
· Determine any contact lens prescription change
· Evaluate the fit of your new contact lenses
· Microscopically assess the health of the front surface of your eyes
· Digital measure curvature map of your cornea to fit and monitor all contact lens patients
· Digitally measure the shape characteristics of your cornea. Computerized topography mapping of your eye is used to fit and monitor all cases
· Review the results of this evaluation, and discuss available options with you
Contact lens options include:
· 3-month, 1-month, 2-week, 1-day disposables
· 1 year non-disposable
· Rigid Gas Permeable (RGP) – Click here for more information
· Toric contact lenses for astigmatism
· RGP bifocal lenses