Contact Lenses

Contact lenses Portland, Or

Contact Lenses

We carry a wide range of diagnostic soft contact lenses so we are able to match the perfect lens to your prescription, corneal curvature, and lifestyle.  We are also able to order any specialty lens you may need through our direct relationships with contact lens manufacturers.  Whether you need daily disposable lenses just to wear for your indoor soccer games, you’re interested in trying colored contacts, or you want to try orthokeratology lenses that will reshape your cornea at night while you sleep so you can take them off in the morning and see clearly all day with no lens at all, rest assured that we’ve got you covered.

Soft Contact Lenses

We pride ourselves on carrying a wide stock of trial lenses so we can usually have trial lenses ready for you at your initial contact lens fitting.  This saves you a visit to our office since you don’t have to wait for your trial lenses to be ordered and then come in for your fitting or evaluation.  Some of the manufacturers of soft contact lenses whose brands we carry include Acuvue, Alcon, Bausch & Lomb, Menicon, CooperVision, and X-Cel.

Hard Contact Lenses

Hard contacts have become less popular over the years as soft contact lenses have captured more of the market.  But, there are still some advantages to hard contact lenses in terms of their relatively low propensity to cause infection and inflammatory eye conditions relative to other contact lens modalities.  Many people do have more initial lens awareness or discomfort with hard lenses than soft lenses, but on the other hand, most longtime hard contact lens wearers swear by them.

Scleral Contact Lenses

In recent years Sclera contacts have become a very exciting option for treating corneal conditions such as keratoconus and following corneal transplant surgery.  These larger lenses vault over the entire cornea, creating a new smooth ocular surface that allows for good vision even for patients with corneal conditions that keep them from seeing well with glasses.  Scleral lenses are also great for severe dry eye and any situation where a patient needs a lens that stays very stable on the eye, such as in the case of some sports.

Orthokeratology (Corneal Reshaping) Contact Lenses

Othookeratology contact lenses are special lenses meant to be worn at night.  While the wearer is sleeping, the lenses gently reshape the cornea, allowing for clear vision the next day with no glasses or contacts.  These lenses also have the added virtue of slowing down myopia progression, so they are one of the modalities we recommend for patients who are likely to become more nearsighted in the future and would like to do something about it.

 

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