It typically takes at least two office visits to complete the contact lens fitting. After that, your eyes will need to be examined annually so the physician can monitor the health of your eyes.
There are many types of contact lenses available, with different materials (soft and rigid), bifocals, color and a variety of replacement schedules as well. Your optometric physician will suggest the best lens design and material for you. We specialize in fitting patients with hard-to-fit contacts, Ortho-K contacts and Toric contact lenses for astigmatism.>
Measurement of the eye’s surface and curvature: An instrument called a keratometer will be used to measure the curvature of your eye’s clear front surface (cornea). It automatically assesses images of your cornea and creates mathematical representations of the curvature of the eye’s surface (K-readings). These measurements help the optometric physician determine the proper curve…
You can conveniently order your contact lenses online through Center For Sight. Simply click on Vision Care at the top of page, go to Contact Lenses and click on the order link found on the Contact Lenses page. If you have any questions, please call any Center For Sight location.
Advanced lenses represent the best implant technology in the world and have produced some of our happiest patients. If you have cataracts or are experiencing the onset of presbyopia, an advanced lens offers you a choice to experience your favorite lifestyle activities with less dependence on glasses or contact lenses.
Astigmatism is an irregularly shaped cornea, resulting in a vision error that occurs when light rays entering the eye scatter instead of providing a single focal point. Regular astigmatism is the most common type, in which the shape of the cornea resembles a football. Astigmatism can usually be corrected with eyeglasses, special contact lenses (toric…
Some patients may experience small vision changes during the first several months, which is a normal occurrence as the cornea reaches its stable state. Based on recent studies, some patients who undergo all-laser LASIK using wavefront-guided technology will see better than they could in glasses or contact lenses.