A 46-year-old member asked:
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How long does it take after taking a contact lens eye exam to get your contacts made and ready?

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Dr. Yale Kanter
60 years experience in Ophthalmology
Contacts: This would depend on the type of contact lens. Hard contact lenses have to be specially made and fitted. Soft contact lenses are stocked in vials are readily available to all parameters usually.
Answered on Jul 28, 2012

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Depends: It depends on how quickly your doctor can order the lenses. Some doctors have lenses to give you right in the office when you leave.
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Contact: Most eye doctors will have sample trial contact lenses you can try out when you have a contact lens fitting exam...

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