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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ACUVUE

The options are nearly endless when it comes to ACUVUE® brand contact lenses – the #1 contact lens brand in the world. Long lasting comfort and clear vision can be yours with contact lens in the ACUVUE® brand family. Choose from: 1 DAY ACUVUE® MOIST, ACUVUE® OASYS 1 DAY with Hydraluxe™ technology, ACUVUE® MOIST MULTIFOCAL, ACUVUE® VITA®, ACUVUE OASYS® … and more! Best of all, the entire ACUVUE® portfolio has industry-leading UV protection.

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Acuvue Oasys

Say good-bye to dry with one of Canada’s most trusted brands by Canadian Eye Care Professionals because of their comfort.  This contact lens features next generation HYDRACLEAR PLUS Technology that can keep your eyes comfortable all day long, even in the dry surroundings that Alberta can offer.

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Acuvue TruEye

An innovative contact lens designed to help maintain the natural state of your eye. As the first and only daily disposable contact lens made with Hydroclear Technology.

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Air Optix

Utilizing silicon hydrogel technology, Air Optix contact lenses are well known for comfort and oxygen permeability. They are available in a variety of prescriptions and varieties, including toric lenses.

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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 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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Bio True One Day

Biotrue ONEday lenses are designed to work like your eyes, for comfortable vision throughout the day. This revolutionary new lens material, inspired by the biology of the eye: Matches the moisture level of the natural eye; Mimics one of your own tear’s barriers to dehydration, with a wetting agent enriched at surface of lens.

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Biofinity

Unlike many other silicone hydrogel lenses, Biofinity contact lenses incorporate a naturally wettable material that maintains a hydrophilic (water loving) property throughout the lens.  This means no surface treatments, additives, coatings or wetting agents are needed.

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Biofinity Multifocal

As we grow older we lose the ability to focus on up close objects, especially at night. This condition is known as presbyopia and begins around age 40. Balanced Progressive™ technology allows users of Cooper’s multifocal lenses to focus with ease and provides long lasting, 30 day comfort.

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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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Dailies Aqua Comfort Plus

Anyone who wears contact lenses knows the challenge in keeping them hydrated. Now imagine being able to do this with a simple blink of the eye. All day comfort is a reality with blink-activated moisture technology. Experience the comfort and convenience that these lens can offer.

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Precision

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.

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Ultra

Suited for people that spend long hours in front of computers. Moisture Seal technology helps to prevent dry lenses while giving users end of day comfort. Patients agree that Ultra lenses provide superior quality and vision.

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]

Hours

Monday
7:30 AM5 PM
Tuesdays
7:30 AM5 PM
Wednesdays
7:30 AM5 PM
Thursdays
7:30 AM5 PM
Fridays
7:30 AM5 PM
Saturdays
7:30 AM5 PM
Sundays
Closed

Our Services

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