Everyone’s eyes are unique, with different vision needs. As such, not every style of contact lens is suitable for everyone. Comprehensive eye exams and contact lens fittings both play integral roles when it comes to choosing the correct contact lenses for you.
Improperly fitted contact lenses are a safety hazard and can compromise the clarity of your vision and the health of your corneas.
Do you wear or are you considering contact lenses?
Finding the right contact lenses for you involves three steps: the exam, the fitting, and the trial period.
During your contact lens exam, we will examine your eyes to ensure that you don’t have any eye conditions that could prevent you from wearing contact lenses. If contact lenses are a suitable choice for you, we will also determine your contact lens prescription. Your contact lens prescription is not the same as your eyeglasses prescription.
Once we know that you are a good candidate for contact lenses, we will measure your eyes. Your eye measurements allow us to ensure that the contact lenses we give you are suitable, based on the size and shape of your eyes. Contact lenses come in many curvatures and diameters, so finding the right match is an essential part of ensuring your vision is clear, and your eyes remain healthy and comfortable.
Corneal topography allows us to map the curvature, thickness, and shape of your corneas. This is important so that we can determine if you have any corneal irregularities that may impact the type of contact lenses for you.
Once we know what style of contact lens is best suited for your unique vision needs, we will send you home with a trial pair in your specific contact lens prescription. The trial pair allows you to determine whether or not your contacts are clear and comfortable.
Once you have had time to test out your trial pair, we will meet with you again to find out if you are satisfied with your contact lenses and to ensure that your eyes are adapting to the lenses. We will also give you a copy of your contact lens prescription. If you are happy with your trial lenses, we will order a supply of contact lenses for you. If the trial pair does not meet our high standard, we will try a different type of contact lens until we find a style and brand that is clear, comfortable and meets your needs.
Some eyes require specialized contact lenses. At The Village Eye Care, we offer several different types of specialty lenses.
Toric lenses are specifically designed for individuals with astigmatism. Unlike standard spherical contact lenses, toric lenses correct a variation in the prescription along the vertical and horizontal axes of the lenses. Toric lenses need to maintain a specific orientation in order to work correctly, so they are specially designed to ensure they don’t rotate while you are wearing them.
Some individuals require different prescriptions to correct their vision at different distances. Multifocal contact lenses contain multiple prescriptions in one lens and work similarly to multifocal eyeglasses. Multifocal lenses are commonly prescribed for presbyopia, which is a condition that occurs as we age and affects our ability to focus at near.
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Only order contact lenses from a trusted source. Contact lenses that have not been properly prescribed, cared for, and purchased from a legitimate source, may cause serious medical problems. Contaminated, poorly fitted, or improperly worn theatrical contact lenses can cause bacterial eye infections, as well as painful corneal ulcers, and even blindness.
Never share contact lenses.
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