What To Expect During a Contact Lens Fitting

At Optics&EYECARE, we’re excited to be your one-stop-shop for comprehensive eye care services in Ashburn, VA. When it comes to a contact lens fitting, we realize that you probably have some questions about the process, and we’re here to help.

There are several steps involved during an appointment for contact lens fitting. These steps are designed to check the health of your eyes and ensure that you have the best type of contact lenses for your lifestyle and eyes.

The Eye Exam

Every contact lens fitting starts with a comprehensive eye exam. During this phase of the visit, our eye doctor will examine your eyes for signs of conditions such as cataracts inflammation, certain cancers, glaucoma and more. Of course, during the exam, our eye doctor will also check your vision. Any needed corrections will be noted so your contact lenses are the correct strength.

Contact Lens Consultation

Once your eye exam is complete, it’s time for your contact eye exam. This process will determine if you’re a good candidate for contact lenses. Our eye doctor will check several factors to make this determination. For example, astigmatism can make wearing contact lenses difficult for some people. However, some accommodations can be made to make it easier if you do have this common eye issue.

Contact Lens Options

During this phase, our optometrist will outline the different types and brands of contact lenses that she thinks is a good fit for your eyes. There are daily, weekly, biweekly and monthly options for contact lenses.

Are Your Ready for Contact Lenses? Call Us Today!

At Optics&EYECARE in Ashburn, VA, we’re excited to provide you with the eye care services and options you need to be fitted with contact lenses. Contact us today at (703) 687-4719 to schedule an appointment.

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