Contact Lens Exams

Contact Lens ImageContact lenses have changed dramatically in the past few years. Previous difficult contact lens fittings can actually be much easier these days, especially with patients with astigmatism.
Contact lenses can help patients who need glasses for reading, such as bifocals, as multifocal contact lenses have improved in design. Those with keratoconus may actually benefit from contact lenses as rigid gas permeable (or hard) lenses can improve “difficult” prescriptions.

We carry a wide variety of brands and styles at our Windsor, Ontario location.

At Eye Care First, we strive to meet all of your eye and vision care needs. Corrective lens evaluations and prescription management are provided by our optometrist in Windsor. After a comprehensive eye and vision evaluation, the optometrist will discuss the variety of contact lens options with you to select the type that best fits your vision needs and lifestyle. If you suffer from dry eye, allergies, or recurring eye infections, speak with our staff to determine whether contact lenses are right for you.

Evaluation

Prior to prescribing contact lenses, the optometrist 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. To schedule an appointment for a vision evaluation with our Windsor optometrist, call 519-948-9797 today.

Corrective Lenses

After determining the level of refractive error, we work with you to determine whether contact lenses or glasses are best for your lifestyle. 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. Call us at 519-948-9797 if you are interested in learning if contact lenses are a good fit for you.

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 at 519-948-9797 and speak to our knowledgeable staff if you are interested in modifying or changing your eye color with contact lenses.

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  • "Thank you, Thank you, Thank you, Dr. Dan Cunningham. The new glasses you prescribed for me are amazing and without a doubt the best glasses I have had in years! Your thorough eye exam was so professionally completed and the attention to took to ensure I was satisfied means I can now see better than I have in a long time. I highly recommend Eye Care First and "Dr. Dan" to everyone who values excellent optometry care!!"
    Becky H.

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