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Flat corneas. ..I struggle to get contacts fitted any suggestions?

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 more

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How to get contacts out if your eye is hurting?

How to get contacts out if your eye is hurting?

Eye: Apply sterile solution to soak eye while looking up, let it soak, gently press lids and manipulate the contact out. After that, if pain persists, see your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Is it necessary to have an eye exam to get contacts?

Is it necessary to have an eye exam to get contacts?

Yes: Contact lenses are prescription items and require an exam for proper power and fit. If you wear eyeglasses and want to switch to contacts, see your ophthalmologist for the best option. ...Read more

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How could i get eye colored contacts for appearances?

How could i get eye colored contacts for appearances?

See eye doctor: All contact lenses require a prescription to obtain legally. They are medical devices that should be supervised by a professional. So make an appointment with an optometrist or ophthalmologist and get fitted for them. ...Read more

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I have a scar in my eye. Can i still get contacts?

I have a scar in my eye. Can i still get contacts?

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

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What to do if I have a scar in my eye, can I get contacts?

Maybe: This question cannot be answered without knowing much more about the scar you have. Your eye doctor should be able to answer this question for you. ...Read more

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How to get rid of eye redness from contacts?

How to get rid of eye redness from contacts?

Stop...: ...Wearing them, and get re-evaluated for a better fit or different brand. Get gpc ruled out. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Yes: You need to see your eye MD to get fit for size. Then you can order any fun costume contacts. Some also have corrective power in them. Happy Halloween! Have fun! ...Read more

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Wanted to know where can I get non perscription contacts that change your eye color?

Wanted to know where can I get non perscription contacts that change your eye color?

Not available: All contact lenses, including ones that change eye color, are available only by prescription. ...Read more

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How long will it take to get contacts after an eye exam?

How long will it take to get contacts after an eye exam?

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

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Will I have to get an eye exam before getting new contacts?

Will I have to get an eye exam before getting new contacts?

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

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If I get acuvue contacts, will my contacts?Still ?Stick to my eye?

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

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I have medium brown eyes and want to get coloured contacts. What brand will work well over my eye colour?

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 more

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What do you suggest if I have a scar in my eye, can I get contacts?

What do you suggest if I have a scar in my eye, can I get contacts?

Scar: How big is the scar & where is it located? How much astigmatism do you have? Contact lenses can be used depending on scar details. ...Read more

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Might i get my eyes sized for colored contacts without getting an eye exam?

Might i get my eyes sized for colored contacts without getting an eye exam?

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 more

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How long does it take after taking a contact lens eye exam to get your contacts made and ready?

How long does it take after taking a contact lens eye exam to get your contacts made and ready?

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. ...Read more

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Do dry eye contacts ever get stuck behind the eye?

No: There are tissues that close off the front of the eye - but it sure can feel like it's stuck there! just add some lubricating fluid, keep blinking, and you should be able to move it into reach to remove. ...Read more