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Flat Corneas I Struggle To Get Contacts Fitted Any Suggestions
Flat Corneas: Flat corneas present a real challenge because the contacts tend to move excessively. You may need to have a custom contact lens designed for your eye. You may obtain better vision from a gas permeable hard contact lens. Call your local opthalmologist and optometrist for more information. If your current lenses don't work, then seek a second contact lens fitting elsewhere. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Where the corneal scar is, how big the scar is how long you've had the scar, and how good your tear film is. So that the contact lenses won't irritate your eyes further. So get an eye doctor consult to have it further evaluated, whether you're a good candidate for contact lenses or not. ...Read more
Absolutely: Absolutely.Get a more detailed answer ›
If you are looking for colored contacts just for Halloween, do you still need to see an eye doctor to get them fitted and then order them?
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. ...Read more
Yes, you need one: Just as getting glasses for your eyes, an exam is needed to find out what type, strength, and size of contact lenses are best for your eyes. Also, contact lenses require a prescription and so you need to see doc, either an ophthalmologist or an optometrist. Without an exam, you very likely won't like the result even if you can buy contacts else where. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Shouldn't: The reason there are many brands is that eyes vary as to shape and tear production. Discuss with your ophthalmologist the problems you have had with your current lens and get advice on better fitting and comfortable lenses. You might also have a tear production problem if the current lenses "stick" to your eyes. ...Read more
I have medium brown eyes and want to get coloured contacts. What brand will work well over my eye colour?
Talk to optometrist: This question may best be answere by going to an optometrist, a person who has gone to school to develop an expertise in vision correction using refractive lenses such as contacts or glasses. The can make sure colored lenses are appropriate for your eyes and help you choose the correct brand/color for your eyes and needs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I heard the doctors touch your eye when getting contacts to get the right fitting. Does it get annoying or does it hurt?
No: Should not hurt, be uncomfortable, or annoying. ...Read more
No: While cosmetic, colored contacts are still like other contact lenses. They must be properly fit by a licensed professional. Poor lens fit can put you at risk for corneal damage and infection. Furthermore, if you are using contact lenses of any type, regular follow-up with an eye care professional to assess the health of the ocular surface is recommended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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