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Contact Lens Exams

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Evaluation

Prior to prescribing contact lenses, a doctor determines what level of vision correction you require. Refractive error (commonly known as nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism depending on the error) is evaluated by measuring how the eyes focus when a series of different lenses are placed in front of them. An optometrist may use either a phoropter or an automated instrument to take these measurements.

Corrective Lenses

If you suffer from certain conditions, such as dry eye or allergies, glasses may be the most comfortable corrective solution. Contact lenses are available in either soft or rigid gas permeable form. Contact lenses need to be changed daily, weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly, depending on what type of lens you select. Specialized contact lenses, such as bifocal contact lenses, are also available for patients with special eye conditions.

Cosmetic Lenses

Advances in contact lens technology have created great options for cosmetic and prosthetic lenses. Custom contact lenses can be created to camouflage any color variation or irregularity and produce a natural eye color. Cosmetic lenses are also available to transform your eye color. Call us

Location

Hours of Operation

Tue / Wed Evenings available by appointment only

Monday:

10:00 am-5:30 pm

Tuesday:

10:00 am-5:30 pm

Wednesday:

10:00 am-5:30 pm

Thursday:

10:00 am-5:30 pm

Friday:

10:00 am-5:30 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

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    John Doe San Diego, CA