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Specialty Contact Lens Care in Alabama

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Get Specialty Contact Lenses at EyeCare Associates

If you have poor vision or an existing eye condition, trust the team at EyeCare Associates to help you find the right pair of specialty contact lenses in Alabama. 

Having a comfortable fit in your contact lenses can make all the difference. Normal soft contact lenses can further irritate your eyes. Specialty contact lenses are designed to fit your eyes perfectly and help you manage preexisting vision problems. With more comfortable contact lenses, you can wear your contacts for longer periods.

Each of our Alabama eye clinics use the latest technology in gas permeable lenses. We are experts in custom-fitting contact lenses that help to alleviate your discomfort and improve your vision.

See what you’ve been missing with specialty contact lenses from an EyeCare Associates clinic in Alabama.

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Find Specialty Contact Lens Fittings in Alabama

At EyeCare Associates, our goal is to provide every patient with the best vision possible.

We have over 30 eye clinics across the state of Alabama. giving you access to affordable eye care and specialty contact lenses no matter where you live. Many of our locations are conveniently located near the cities of Birmingham, Hoover, Huntsville, Mobile, and Tuscaloosa.

Who Needs Specialty Contact Lenses?

Specialty contact lenses are recommended when traditional contact lenses do not provide the vision correction and comfort a patient requires. 

Traditional soft contact lenses are not designed for each patient’s unique vision problems. Many people wear specialty contact lenses because they are designed specifically for contact lens wearers with eye diseases, irregularities, conditions, and corneal transplants. 

Think you may need a pair of specialty contact lenses? Our Alabama eye doctors are experts in custom contact lens fitting and will work with you to determine the best vision solution for your unique eyes.

What Are Specialty Contact Lenses?

Specialty contact lenses are different from traditional contact lenses because they are designed and customized to meet the specific needs of your eyes. 

Specialty contact lenses are generally recommended for patients who have impaired vision as well as an eye condition or disease. This can cause standard contact lenses to be uncomfortable or fit improperly.

Determining What Specialty Contact Lens You Need

The Alabama eye doctors at each of the EyeCare Associates locations are an expert in custom contact lens fittings. 

In addition to a comprehensive eye exam to evaluate your overall eye health, your eye doctor will also perform a contact lens evaluation. This lets us determine the exact measurements of your eyes. This can be done multiple ways: 

  • Measuring the curvature of your cornea with a keratometer

  • Creating a map of your eye with a corneal topographer and measuring how the light reflects off your eye

  • Using a card or ruler to measure the size of your pupils and the diameter of your iris

Since contact lenses sit on the cornea of the eye, it’s extremely important for them to fit properly and comfortably. Improperly fitting contact lenses may damage the eye, putting you at a higher risk of developing a potentially harmful eye condition. 

Trust the experienced eye doctors at EyeCare Associates to help you choose the best contact lens type based on your unique eye shape, eye health, and lifestyle.

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Schedule an Appointment Today for Your Specialty Contact Lens Fitting in Alabama

Contact lenses are not a one-size-fits-all solution, which is why the eye care professionals at EyeCare Associates deliver each patient personalized and comprehensive care. 

If you need vision correction, and eyeglasses are not for you, we can help you see and experience life more clearly and comfortably with specialty contact lenses.

Frequently Asked Questions about Specialty Contact Lenses

Do I Need Specialty Contact Lenses?

You do not need specialty contact lenses if traditional contact lenses provide the vision and comfort you need. Your eye doctor may recommend specialty contact lenses if you have an eye irregularity, disease, or condition. 

To determine the best vision solution for you, schedule an eye exam with one of our Alabama eye doctors.

How Do I Care for Specialty Contact Lenses?

Specialty contact lenses are cared for in the same way traditional lenses are. 

Be sure to only wear your lenses the prescribed length of time, use proper contact solution, and wash your hands before touching your eye or contact lens.

What Specialty Contact Lens Do I Need?

The doctors at EyeCare Associates specialize in providing comprehensive eye exams and specialty contact lens fittings across the state of Alabama. 

We will help you determine which specialty contact lens will give you your best vision and ensure it fits perfectly on your eye to give you the most comfort.