Contact Lens Exams in Phoenix and Scottsdale

Contact lenses are an excellent alternative to glasses because they provide a natural appearance. No more worrying about broken frames or dirty lenses.

Considering contacts? The professionals at Optical Expressions can help. First, you’ll need a contact lens exam to be fitted for contacts.

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What to Expect During Your Eye Exam

A contact lens exam differs from your annual eye exam. During your contact lens exam, our eye doctor will check your chart and your eyes to determine if you can wear conventional soft lenses. Some conditions make wearing soft contacts impossible, including:

Giant papillary conjunctivitis

Next, your optometrist will measure your eyes to ensure the chosen lenses fit properly. If you have any of these conditions, our eye doctor may recommend hard-to-fit contacts, such as:

Toric lenses
Bifocal lenses
Gas permeable lenses
Scleral lenses
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Discuss Your Lifestyle

After learning a bit about your lifestyle, your eye doctor can help you choose the lens type that will be most convenient for you. There are several types of soft contacts, including:

Extended wear
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Contact Lens Teaching

To help ensure your satisfaction, your eye doctor will give you a pair of trial lenses to wear for a week or two. Before leaving the office, a tech will teach you how to insert and remove them. They’ll also teach you best practices for lens care.

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Scheduling a Followup

Scheduling a follow-up appointment allows our optometrist to ensure the lens is still a good fit for your vision. If you have a problem with the trial lenses, your optometrist can make the necessary adjustments and give you another trial pair of lenses to wear.

After a week or two, you will return to the office for another follow-up. If the lenses you were prescribed are comfortable and you can see clearly, you can order your supply of contacts while you’re here.

Schedule an Appointment for Contact Lenses in Phoenix and Scottsdale

If you are thinking about getting contact lenses, call Optical Expressions. Our doctors treat patients in Scottsdale and Phoenix and can fit you with a pair of lenses that will correct your vision and fit comfortably. Call us today for more information or to schedule an appointment with our eye doctor.

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