Not everyone is able to wear standard contact lenses, due to irregular eye shape or other eye conditions or impairments. Some of these eye conditions that prevent “hard to fit” patients from finding successful and comfortable vision correction include:
Though standard lenses may not work for these patients, there are specialized contact lenses sized for small eyes, contacts for dry eyes, contacts for specific eye conditions, such as keratoconus and challenging prescriptions. At Yonge St Clair Eye Centre we can help you find comfortable lenses that address your specific eye needs to give you clear vision.
When you have your eye exam, we measure all of of your eye and we fit contact lenses individually appropriate fo you
Individuals with astigmatism require toric contact lenses. Irregular corneas require special lenses. People with astigmatism using regular contacts may find their vision blurry. Our eye doctors can help make recommendations for you to have clear vision so you don’t have to suffer from blurry contacts with astigmatism.
When it comes to contact lens wearers experiencing dry eyes, it is important to consult with your optometrist to determine the root cause. Once our optometrists determine what is causing you discomfort, they can make recommendations based on your individual needs. It is possible to reduce the discomfort of dry eyes and still be able to wear contact lenses. After all the best contacts for dry eyes are the ones that work for your dry eyes, there is no one size fits all.
There are soft contacts have been designed specifically for people with dry eyes. These lenses maintain a moisture barrier better than other contacts, and may give you better comfort. Gas permeable contact lenses may also be prescribed to people with dry eyes.
Trust your vision to Yonge St Clair Eye Centre’s leading optometrists for speciality contact lens fittings, and other ocular health inquiries. Call our local optometry clinic at (416) 922-2020 to book your appointment and order contact lenses.
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