Contact Lens Exams & Fittings in Colorado Springs

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Same Great Vision, Without The Eyewear

More people are turning to contact lenses than ever before. However, there’s a lot more to contact lenses than just placing them on your eyes. 

There is no “one size fits all,” answer for contact lenses, and each lens has to fit the specific requirements of each eye.

So, what do you need to do if you want to start wearing contact lenses? The very first step is to book an eye exam with your optometrist and tell them your interest in contact lenses. 

We’ll help you achieve spectacular vision without the spectacles!

Getting Your Contact Lenses

To determine if you can wear contact lenses, you first need to have an eye exam. Contact lenses aren’t for everyone or every lifestyle, and during the eye exam, we’ll take a comprehensive look into your eye health and visual acuity to see what contacts could provide for you.

Some people may find that they’re not eligible for contact lenses for multiple reasons:

  • You may live or work in a dusty, dry, or dirty climate
  • You may experience regular or severe allergic reactions
  • You have had a history of eye infections
  • You have an unbalanced or compromised tear film
  • You have a specific eye condition that requires a treatment other than contact lenses

The fitting helps determine the size of contacts you need while also taking a variety of measurements of your eye.

Depending on what we find during the fitting, we can offer different specialty contact lenses to match your needs. Once we’ve fitted your contacts, we’ll give you a couple of pairs to test out during the trial period.

The trial period will be as long as your optometrist recommends. In some cases, the trial period may only take about 10 or 20 minutes, but they may also take a few weeks.

No matter the length, the trial period helps determine how well your eyes adjust to wearing contact lenses. If you start to notice irritation or inflammation in your eyes while wearing contact lenses, please remove them and contact your optometrist as soon as you can. 

If you’re wearing specialty contact lenses to help manage conditions like myopia, your optometrist may want to follow-up appointments to take a look at how well your eyes are adjusting to the lenses.

Order Contacts

Once we have your prescription on file, we can easily order a new pair for you whenever you need them!

Please click here to order replacement contact lenses today!

Our Brands

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Kerasoft

Kerasoft contact lenses are all about bringing you comfort and acuity. Their groundbreaking design is responsible for a brand new revolutionary soft contact lens for irregular corneas. Whether it’s keratoconus or conditions resulting from refractive surgery, Kerasoft custom-made lenses are designed to suit your exact needs.

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Paragon

Paragon offers a surgery and glasses free method of correcting and controlling myopia. Paragon CRT lenses work for children or adults, gently reshaping the cornea while you sleep. After about a week of nightly wear, you’ll be able to go without glasses or contacts during the day. Try Paragon’s CRT lenses and discover daily freedom from myopia.

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Synergeyes

SynergEyes hybrid contact lenses transform vision for patients with astigmatism, presbyopia and irregular cornea conditions. Since the first generation of hybrid lenses came to market in 2005, the company has continued to develop and deliver advancements in hybrid contact lens technologies. Generation 2 lenses combine new high-Dk materials with more comfortable, vision-optimized designs. In 2015, several new products expand the vision possibilities for patients that will benefit from this leading technology.

If you want to take a look at all of the brands we carry for both glasses and contacts, please visit our All Brands page!

Book Your Contact Lens Exam Today

If you’re ready to see what contact lenses can provide for your eyes and vision, please book an appointment today!

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Where to Find Us?

Find us on the corner of South Weber Street and Colorado Avenue.

Where to Park?

You can access our private parking lot from South Weber Street.

Our Address

110 South Weber Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Contact Information

Phone: 719-576-5844
[email protected]

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