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At Eye Country we prescribe and evaluate all major brands of soft and rigid contact lenses. Additionally, we prescribe custom designed contact lenses for special needs and special eye problems. Specialized fitting may include: Monovision, Bifocal Contact Lenses, Astigmatism Correcting Contacts, Corneal Refractive Therapy, Keratoconus, Extended Wear Contacts and 30 day Wear Contacts.

We have experience in modifying and polishing contacts. Our staff is able to answer many of your questions and are available for ongoing contact lens instruction and training.

Dr. Oosterbaan is happy to announce the newest advancement in refractive correction options, Corneal Refractive Therapy, with Paragon CRT which provides freedom from the hassles of daytime contact lenses and glasses. Paragon CRT temporarily corrects nearsightedness with or without moderate astigmatism.

How to care for my contact lenses

To clean contacts you will need a multipurpose contact lens cleaning solution. First place the lens in the palm of your hand, and then apply a generous amount of the cleaning solution. Next, gently rub the lens against your palm with your index finger, using a back-and-forth, never circular motion.

Always wash your hands so that you don't transfer dirt and germs to your eye. Try to avoid moisturizing soaps, these are not good for contact lenses, and then dry your hands with a lint-free towel.

Remove one lens at a time and clean it with the solution.

Cleaning removes the buildup caused by your eye, cosmetics and other debris that may make your lenses uncomfortable. The FDA recommends that you rub the lens in the palm of your hand with a few drops of solution, even if you are using a "no-rub" product.

Rinse the lens a second time in order to remove the loosened debris. Make sure to take as long as the solution package directs.

Afterward, place the lens in your clean lens case or lens holder and fill with fresh solution; don't "top off" your old solution. Disinfecting kills microorganisms on the lens. Disinfection time varies from product to product; check the package for details.

Contact Lens Insertion and Removal Tutorial Video: