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What do eye doctors do for a contact exam?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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In brief: Refraction,eye shape

The ophthalmologist (you are seeing an ophthalmologist for your precious eyes-right?), will measure the eye power (refraction), determine the curvature of the front of the eye, and test whether the eye can safely wear a lens (eye illness, dryness, previous disease).
Then a contact lens can be calculated and prescribed.

In brief: Refraction,eye shape

The ophthalmologist (you are seeing an ophthalmologist for your precious eyes-right?), will measure the eye power (refraction), determine the curvature of the front of the eye, and test whether the eye can safely wear a lens (eye illness, dryness, previous disease).
Then a contact lens can be calculated and prescribed.
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