All About Your Contact Lens Exam

If you’ve never worn contacts, but have always wanted to try them, you’ll need a contact lens exam. Our optometrist Dr Kwik, at Classic Optical provides contact lens exams along with many other services. .

Routine Eye Exams

Whether you wear contacts, primarily glasses, or no eye-assistance devices, you should get a routine eye exam at least once per year. Your eyes may seem healthy, but in order to keep them that way you ought to see your optometrist regularly. At facilities such as ours, Classic Optical in Ithaca, NY, we make the process easy. There are plenty of good reasons to have one.

Schedule Your Contact Lens Exam Today!

At our office, we work hard to take care of all your vision care needs. Here you will be seen by a licensed optometrist, Dr. William Kwik O.D., who will explain all the exam steps to you. His first step is to determine if lenses are actually right for you. That depends upon whether or not you suffer from chronic eye ailments. These ailments can include allergies, dry eyes, or returning infections in one or both eyes.

Other Pertinent Factors

There are other factors that go into the decision of whether or not your eyes are right for contacts. The leading factor is if you have any present eye diseases or conditions and if those conditions can be corrected with contacts. Another is how your eyes feel when you are wearing lenses. If they are continuously uncomfortable, it is probably best you avoid wearing contacts. The good news is those things are rare and most people can wear contacts successfully for years to come.

What Are Your Options for Lenses?

Once contact lenses are recommended for you, the eye doctor will determine if you need corrective lenses. There are many options to choose from, but our staff can easily guide you based on your needs and desires. We take into consideration things like sports use or your daily schedule. These days, people can also choose to have a different eye color than the one they were born with by using cosmetic color lenses. It seems obvious that if corrective lenses are not needed, you would be better off staying clear of them. However, our optometrist will leave that up to you.

Your Next Move

If you are in the market for contact lenses, contact our office to book an appointment with our optometrist for an eye exam right away. If you live in or around Ithaca, NY, give us a call or text. We are experts in eyes, in contacts, and in all things optometry. At Classic Optical we will be pleased to help you out. Come see what you’ve been missing!