Contact lenses are a wonderful alternative to glasses and refractive surgery. Today’s advanced technology allows millions of patients to wear contact lenses comfortably and affordably, achieving clear vision without compromising eye health. We offer a wide variety of contact lenses, such as soft contact lenses, lenses for astigmatism, multi-focal contact lenses, scleral contact lenses, and rigid gas-permeable contact lenses. Special therapeutic and cosmetic contact lenses are also available.
A contact lens is a medical device. Because the lens makes contact with the eye, a precise fit is necessary. A thorough evaluation and fitting is needed ensure a healthy contact lens fit.
The process of wearing contact lenses will start with a comprehensive eye examination. Your doctor will examine your eyes to determine if you are a candidate for contact lenses and then discuss your various options. The fitting then commences with additional tests to design an initial trial pair of contact lenses. Most contact lens prescriptions are finalized the day they are fitted, while some fittings may take longer. Successful contact lens wear depends on healthy eyes, a proper fit, and a patient’s compliance with the prescribed wearing schedule and care system.
Contact lenses are quite safe when fitted properly, and taken care of responsibly. However, complications can occur. To minimize that risk, an annual examination is necessary to catch and prevent potential complications resulting from lens wear. We reserve the right to deny a patient a contact lens prescription due to poor compliance and care for their lenses.
Cost of contact lenses
The cost of contact lenses depends on the type of contact lens and how frequently you replace them. There are two fees associated with contact lenses:
This fee is for services provided and includes training for insertion and removal, and all follow-up visits up to one year after the prescription is finalized. It is also required for anyone who wants to renew a contact lens prescription.
A fitting for contact lenses is a process. These visits will include:
- The initial fitting
- Lens dispensing with insertion and removal training
- Follow-up/corneal health evaluation
Our caring staff will do all they can to help you succeed in wearing contact lenses. We will teach you how to care for your lenses and how to insert and remove them properly. If you decide that contact lenses are not for you, you may return the contact lenses within 30 days for a full refund of the material fee. Fitting fees are non-refundable.
This fee is for the supply of contact lenses. A written contact lens prescription can be given only after the fitting process is complete. We purchase contact lenses directly from the manufacturers and pass the savings along to you. For your convenience, contact lenses can be delivered directly to your home or office. Ordering contact lenses through our office typically takes a few business days, which is about how long it takes to receive them from an online vendor.