Eye exams for contact lens wearers, as well as regular eye exams, allow the specialist to review in detail the health of your eyes and the quality of your vision. The regular exam, approximately once a year, also allows the specialist to detect any changes that occur in your vision before it becomes a serious problem.
We give the patient the time he deserves to meet and exceed his needs and expectations. Our friendly and bilingual staff works diligently to ensure patient satisfaction. It is a recognized and leading practice in the care of eyes and vision. Visual and eye exam for contact lenses at Eyecare Associates, Fort Collins, CO
Full Routine Eye Exam
Whether you have 20-20 vision or wear glasses or contact lenses, it is important to have a periodic eye exam to keep your eyes and vision in the best possible condition. Normally these exams consist of:
- Eye tests to determine refractive error and graduation.
- Performing "cover tests" to check how both eyes work together.
Contact lens adaptation
Contact lenses are medical devices, so you will need a prescription to buy them and your specialist should make sure that the test you have been done to prescribe the use of contact lenses includes the adaptation of the lenses. In order to adapt contact lenses, consultation and measurement are required.
The specialist will ask about your lifestyle and preferences. Some contact lenses may be better for athletes with active lifestyles, for example, while others are more suitable for people who travel frequently and may occasionally need to sleep with their glasses on. Your specialist will also ask if you prefer to use colored contact lenses or disposable lenses.
It is important to check that the lenses are well adapted to the eyes
If you are a contact lens wearer, it is important to check that the lenses are well suited to your eyes and your vision. In addition to an eye exam, the exam in the case of contact lens wearers also includes the adaptation of the lenses. Below we explain what these exams consist of.
Remember, the specialist is your best ally and is the one who knows exactly what your eyes need to be healthy and in perfect condition. Never stop seeing a professional when you observe or make changes to your eyes and vision.
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