Contacts are a great alternative to correcting vision. There are many options in the type of contact lenses such as hard vs soft, as well as the replacement schedule of monthly, bi-weekly, and dailies. There are many options that will fit your budget and lifestyle.
Are they expensive?
Contacts come in all different types and prices. Find the option that works best for you and for your budget! Why do I need a prescription for contact lenses?
Each contact type is unique in its size, material, curvature, and fit. It is not a one size fits all. special assessment needs to be done to ensure that the contact will not cause complications to the eye such as infections, irritation, swelling, redness, and scarring.
Do contacts hurt?
Lens awareness is common with contact lenses but they should never cause discomfort or pain. If you are experiencing such symptoms, call to be seen by one of our eye care professionals today.
How old do you need to be to wear contacts?
This depends on the individual. It is recommended that as soon as the parent or guardian feels the patient is able to handle the responsibility of properly taking care of the contact lenses then that is the age they can be fit in. Some it may be as young as 8 years old, others 16 years old.
Do they make contacts in my prescription?
In most cases yes. However, some prescriptions are not yet being fabricated.