Contact Lens Exam, Fittings, & Brands In Kamloops, BC

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Thinking About Lenses? Get a Contact Lens Exam First!

Switching from frames to contact lenses can do wonders for your lifestyle – they’re convenient, inexpensive and can now be made to correct most refractive errors.

However, not all eyes are created equal and a quick contact lens exam will help inform us on a few crucial factors:

  • Whether your eye health will allow lenses
  • Your new prescription, which is different from your eyeglasses
  • How your lifestyle affects your options
  • The ideal fit based on your eye shape, size, and curvature
  • Eye health – Lenses are about living well, and good eye health will make that even easier. We assess every part of your eye, looking for tell-tale signs of diseases or abnormalities.
  • Visual acuity – Any unexpected gaps in your eyesight? We’ll let you know, and create a precise prescription to bring your sight back to 20:20.
  • Optimum comfort – The eye is a very sensitive organ, and when aggravated it makes the entire body feel tired and irritable. Tailored lenses will fit seamlessly onto the eye and you’ll barely know they’re there.
  • Lifestyle-oriented lenses – Lenses can be daily, weekly or long-term. Your doctor will lead an in-depth discussion about your lifestyle and habits, before recommending the ideal lens type for you.
  • Contact lens trial – There’s no sense hanging around – once we have your prescription, you’ll take a pair of lenses home that same day to test. We’ll also teach you how to insert and remove them without hurting your eye!

How Eye Health Affects Contact Lenses

Dry eye syndrome is an eye condition caused by a lack of moisture in the eye. It causes redness, itchiness and possibly inflammation, and irritation is often increased by using lenses.

Our exam will screen for any other diseases which may cause discomfort or inhibit your use of lenses. We can also make recommendations for speciality lenses which help retain moisture, or treat underlying conditions and fit contact lenses in the future.

Do You Know About Speciality Lenses?

The benefits of using contact lenses are not always about vision correction. Dry eye, for example, can be treated using scleral lenses. These have a larger surface area than normal contacts and have a moisture-reservoir, helping to lubricate the eye.  

Similarly, gas permeable, multi-focal and orthokeratology lenses are all possible ways to implement myopia control, to help treat nearsightedness.  

If you’re suffering from any condition or having discomfort with your eyes, contact us – eye care is our world, and you’d be amazed at what we can do to improve your eye health.

Brands We Carry

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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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Supplying Optometrists with quality contact lenses since 1986. A refreshing change from other name brand manufactures, Blanchard prides themselves on their crisp vision and unique soft and custom made lenses in a variety of specialty designs.

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CooperVision Misight

Eye Care Professionals Can Begin Fitting the World’s First One-Day Soft Contact Lens Shown to Substantially Slow the Progression of Myopia in Children. Millions of children across Canada are poised to benefit from a breakthrough therapy that addresses the fast-growing issue of myopia (nearsightedness), which is projected to negatively affect more than 50 percent of the world’s population by 20502. CooperVision MiSight® 1 day contact lenses are now available for fitting by Eye Care Professionals. It is the world’s first one-day soft contact lens clinically proven to substantially slow the progression of myopia in children.

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CooperVision Proclear

Proclear by CooperVision are a line of daily-disposable contact lenses with options available for nearly every corrective lens prescription need, including options for astigmatism. They feature Phosphorylcholine, a material that attracts water and encourages healthy eye hydration.

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Precision Contact Lenses carry 34 years of quality and innovation with them. Every one of these speciality lenses are made to order, providing vision quality and comfort that is tailored to your exact needs.

Visit Us Today

You can find us on the corner of St. Paul Street and 3rd Avenue. We are 3 blocks down 3rd Avenue from Royal Inland Hospital, towards downtown. Our office is across the street from the Telus Store and Stuart Wood school yard (where the summer Farmer’s Market is on Saturdays).

Our Address

101 – 286 St Paul St.
Kamloops, BC V2C 6G4

Contact Information

Phone: 250.374.2441
Fax: 250.374.5011
[email protected]


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