Am I a Candidate For Contact Lenses?

Accepting New Patients Near Toms River, Brick, Manchester, Stafford & Throughout New Jersey

Posted: February 8, 2017
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am-i-a-candidate-for-contact-lenses_0.jpgIf you have vision problems that require you to wear glasses you may have at one time considered switching to contact lenses. Many people who wear glasses wish to eliminate the hassle of dealing with glasses but are unsure if they’re a candidate for contacts. At Susskind & Almallah Eye Associates we understand the concerns many have regarding contacts but want to assure those who may be interested that we have the knowledge and experience to help you make the best decision for your vision.

Contacts are great for those who play sports or work in an environment that makes wearing glasses difficult. They’re also great solutions for those who are not candidates for LASIK. But while you may have considered switching to contacts, it’s important to know that not everyone is a candidate, as certain factors can affect if they’re right for you. Certain factors that may inhibit you from wearing contacts include:

  • If you suffer from chronic eye infections
  • Have dry eyes
  • Have problems with your cornea
  • Work in an environment that has particles, chemical fumes, or other noxious vapors (note that you can still wear contacts but it’s recommended to remove them in this type of environment)

If you’re curious about switching to contacts, our experienced eye doctors can talk you through any concerns and questions you may have. If you’re a candidate we will provide you with information on how to insert and remove your lenses safely and easily and how to care for your lenses so that they continue to help you see clearly.

Contact Susskind & Almallah Eye Associates at 732-338-0153 today to schedule your consultation. We proudly serve the areas of Marlboro, Toms River, Brick, and Barnegat, New Jersey.