Contact Lens Exams, Fittings, & Brands

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Spectacular Vision, Without The Spectacles

Contact lenses provide wearers with a new-found reprieve from conventional vision correction with glasses. In addition to offering the same great benefits as glasses, novel contact lens designs allow them to be utilized in the correction of blurry vision caused by astigmatism, presbyopia, keratoconus, or to control nearsightedness in children and teenagers with progressive myopia.

Because of the numerous options available, contact lenses have become one of the most sought after alternatives to glasses in North America. And, as technology advances, you can probably expect that the number of wearers is simply going to grow.

However, everyone’s eyes are different, so the perfect pair for you, may not be the best for your neighbour. Experience a comprehensive eye exam with us, to see if contact lenses are right for you.

Book a Contact Lens Exam & Fitting

At your next appointment for an eye exam with Dr. Mei-Ling Chan Optometry, please express your interest in contact lenses. She will discuss the benefits and types of contact lenses with you, determine your contact lens prescription, and bring you back for a contact lens fitting appointment.

When you receive your new contact lenses, we offer a comprehensive training seminar to show you how to take care of your contact lenses. This includes cleaning, storing, inserting, and removing your lenses.

Dr. Chan will schedule a follow-up appointment to monitor how your eyes are adjusting to your new lenses. If you experience any form of discomfort or irritation while wearing your contact lenses, remove them immediately and contact our office.

When light enters your eyes, it passes through your cornea and then through the crystalline lens. Both result in spherical aberrations (positive for your cornea and negative for your crystalline lens) that compensate each other, resulting in clear vision.

However, as we age, the properties of the crystalline lens begin to change, resulting in an increase in spherical aberration and glare.

To compensate, aspheric contact lenses negate spherical aberration, providing you with clearer vision.

Astigmatism occurs when the optics of your eye bend light differently along the horizontal and vertical axes, resulting in blurry and distorted vision. Toric contact lenses are designed to correct astigmatism, providing increased lens stability, and clarity. Depending on the brand of toric lens, they will vary in weight or thickness around the edges. This helps to prevent the lens from rotating when you blink.

Multifocal lenses are designed with different prescriptions in the lens to correct distance and near vision. These contact lenses are a good option for patients with presbyopia, a common side effect of aging that causes difficulty focusing on close objects. They also correct myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism.

If you have ever heard of transition lenses for your glasses, then you probably have a good idea what Transition contact lenses can do for your eyes. Transition contact lenses adapt to different lighting situations, offering superior comfort for those with a sensitivity to light, and reducing glare.

Ask Dr. Chan if Transition contact lenses could benefit you.

Brands

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Alcon

Alcon has one mission: to provide innovative products that enhance quality of life by helping people see better. Alcon is uniquely poised to serve every contact lens wearer by addressing the full life cycle of their needs.

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Bausch and Lomb

The company is one of the best-known and most respected healthcare brands in the world, offering the widest and finest range of eye health products including contact lenses and lens care products, pharmaceuticals, intraocular lenses and other eye surgery products.

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Cooper Vision

We create and execute innovation that is unmatched in the contact lens industry. There’s much more to our story than that, however. In fact, you’ll find that what sets us apart is how we approach our business. We collaborate. We listen. And, we enjoy what we do.

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Johnson & Johnson

As a primary resource to optometrists and eye care professionals, Johnson & Johnson aims to make the world a better place by providing health solutions for everyone. Explore well-known trusted products with a brand responsible to improving daily lives.

Ready For Your Next Step Towards Clear Vision?

We are honoured to have the opportunity to manage your eye problems and provide you with the appropriate vision correction options. By choosing Dr. Mei-Ling Chan Optometry, you can rest assured you are in caring and experienced hands.

If you are interested in trying contact lenses, book your appointment with us today.

We’re Looking Forward to Seeing You!

We are very conveniently located in the Eagle Ridge Medical Complex on Huronia Road, with plenty of parking available during office hours.

Please note that our office will be closed March 17 – April 6.

Our Address

500 Huronia Road, Suite 207
Barrie, ON L4N 8X3

Contact Us

Phone: (705) 733-8883
[email protected]

Clinic Hours

Monday
9:30 AM to 7 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM to 7 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM to 5 PM
Thursday
Closed
Friday
9:30 AM to 5 PM
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

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