Whether you are referred by your ophthalmologist or call to make an appointment on your own, our contact lens service can meet all of your needs.
If you have a current lens prescription, our staff can order almost any contact lens available on the market, including disposable, tinted and colored lenses. Acuvue and Surevue lenses are stocked on site. And if the lenses you choose must be ordered, they will arrive within a week.
Our contact lens fitting service offers you:
- Training from an experienced specialist
- An accurate and comfortable fit
- Comprehensive training on insertion, removal and care of your contact lens
- Basic products for your contact lens
- Up to four months of follow up appointments to monitor the health of your eyes and status of your contact lens
Requirements for Wearing Contact Lens
- Expert fitting and comprehensive training for their care
- Conscientious care by the patient
- Periodic follow-up care
- A complete eye exam prior to your fitting
A prescription is valid for one year per Arkansas law. Eye exams, if needed, are available by appointment at the Jones Eye Institute.
- In the event you are unsuccessful in wearing contact lens, you may return the lens within 60 days for full refund less the restocking fee. You will be responsible for the fitting fee.
- If a contact lens is damaged, torn or cracked within the first 3 weeks, replacement will be provided at 50% off standard replacement cost.
- Specially designed lens are available if needed. Fees will be explained before ordering.
Benefits of Wearing Contact Lens
- Technological advances have increased the number of patients who can now wear contact lens. Peripheral vision can be better with contacts than with a pair of glasses.
- Contact lens are automatically cleaned with each blink of the eyelid.
- Contact lens do not fog in cool temperatures or become wet when you are in rain.
- Contact lens can be worn safely during sports such as golf, soccer or basketball.
- Infections are rare, but if they occur they should be treated as an emergency.
- Symptoms of infection are blurry vision, redness, pain, additional tearing with or without a discharge.
- If this occurs, remove your contact lens and notify us immediately.
- Put your glasses on if any of the symptoms above occur. Always have a current pair of glasses on hand.