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Contact Lens Exams, Fittings, & Brands in Port Moody

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Finding & Fitting the Perfect Contact Lenses

Contact lenses can be a great corrective tool, offering freedom and convenience. But when it comes to the process of actually finding the contacts that work best for you, “convenient” isn’t always the word that comes to mind.

Some people have eyes that are difficult to fit for contact lenses. Many of these people have been told that contact lenses just aren’t for them. 

At Port Moody Eye Care Centre, we’ll never talk a patient out of a viable course of treatment. We will take the time to examine, measure, and fit your eyes for contact lenses.

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Lens Hygiene and Maintenance

Your eyes are vulnerable organs made of delicate and complex systems. It’s crucial that you treat your lenses with the utmost care and respect, since contact lenses directly touch your eyes. Lens hygiene is eye hygiene.

You should always wash your hands with soap and water before you put your contacts in. It’s also a good idea to put the lens into your clean hand and rinse it with a contact solution. Do this before and after every wear to flush away debris.

If you notice your contact lens case is low on solution, dump it out and refill it rather than just topping it up. You should wash your contact case daily with hot water, but not soap! Soap could leave a residue on your lenses.

Your saliva is not a suitable replacement for a contact solution. The only liquid you should use to clean or store your contacts is the actual solution.

Improper Lens Hygiene Can Have Serious Consequences

The quickest way to give yourself an eye infection is to neglect your contact lenses. While these infections can sometimes be resolved with medicated drops, there are cases where the infection leaves a scar or even requires a corneal replacement.

Specializing in Contact Lenses

Dr. Yee has done her residency specializing in corneal and contact lenses, so you know you’re in good, trustworthy hands.

Toric Lenses

Astigmatism is a refractive error that occurs due to an irregularly shaped cornea. Toric lenses have different levels of magnification in different meridians of the lens to correct astigmatism. Because these lenses must be in a specific position in order to work properly, some toric lenses are weighted at the bottom to keep them from rotating.

As we age, our eyes change; often requiring correction for both near and far vision. Multifocal lenses offer different levels of correction in different parts of the lens. The wearer can see both close-up and distance clearly by looking through different sections on the lens.

Not all eyeballs are the same shape. As a result, some people have difficulty wearing contact lenses and experience slippage when they blink. Scleral lenses cover the entire white of the eye, vaulting over the cornea. The greater surface area gives added stability, allowing the lens to stay secure and helping avoid slippage.

Fitting You For the Perfect Lenses

Before we get you started with your contact lenses, we’ll need to see you for a contact lens exam. Here we’ll determine your prescription level, measure your eyes, and inspect your overall eye health. 

Learning about your unique eyes helps us determine whether contact lenses are the right choice for you. It also gives us a better idea of which type of lens would benefit you most.

Once we’ve collected all relevant information, we’ll give you your first set of trial lenses. Sometimes, finding the right lenses takes a few tries, so don’t be discouraged if the first lenses you take home aren’t quite right. Together, we can find the most comfortable and effective contacts for you.

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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 + Lomb

Bausch + Lomb is one of the best-known and most respected healthcare brands globally, 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. 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 for improving daily lives.

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We’ll Help You Find the Right Contact Lenses

Your contact lenses are an important part of your day; after all, they help you see your world clearly. We want to make sure your vision is as comfortable and accurate as possible. 

Book an appointment with Port Moody Eye Care Centre today.

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Our Location

Our office is located in Heritage Mountain Plaza, right across from Port Moody City Hall. Parking is available in the parking lot directly in front of our practice. 

If you’re having trouble finding us, please don’t hesitate to give us a call!

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  • 260-221 Ioco Rd
  • Port Moody, BC V3H 4H2

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