When you get a comprehensive eye exam by our expert eye doctor, Paul Thompson, OD at our Downtown Las Vegas Eye Care Center, he will check your eyes to rule out certain eye diseases and conditions. If you’re fortunate enough to not have a serious condition but still have a vision problem that needs correcting, then he will create a prescription for you so you can get the appropriate corrective eye wear. While there are many stylish frames available for glasses, some people prefer to wear contacts instead. Dr. Thompson will take the time to discuss your options with you based on your vision needs, personal preference, and lifestyle. In some situations glasses may be recommended over contact lenses. Fortunately, today, most people can wear contact lenses due to modern advancements.
If our expert eye doctor, Paul Thompson, OD at our Downtown Las Vegas Eye Care Center clears you for contacts and/or glasses, you have a choice based solely upon your personal preference and lifestyle. Some people simply don’t like the look of glasses and would rather have a natural look. Contact lenses are not for everyone though. Contact lenses need to be placed directly in the eyes and have to be worn in order to have clear vision. When taken out, your vision problem returns just like when you take your glasses off. You will need to be able put them in and take them out by yourself every day. Some people are not comfortable placing something in their eyes and can’t deal with the feeling of something being in their eyes at all, let alone the entire day. If you don’t feel comfortable with this then contact lenses may not be the appropriate corrective eyewear choice for you.
Due to much advancement, contact lenses can work for people that were unable to wear them before. Today, there are many different types of contact lenses to choose from and some are very comfortable to wear. As long as you are able to put them in and take them out when you need to, you might not even notice you’re wearing them. Paul Thompson, OD at our Downtown Las Vegas Eye Care Center will be able to tell you what your options are after doing a full evaluation of your eyes. Dr. Thompson will discuss the different types of contact lenses that are available to you in order to help you choice one that corrects your vision while providing you with the most comfort. Once you make your choice, you will be fitted for your contact lenses to ensure that they are both comfortable and effective in correcting your vision.
When you visit our Downtown Las Vegas Eye Care center, you will find our expert eye doctor, Paul Thompson, OD and the rest of our professional staff to be friendly, caring and courteous. We will offer you personalized service to meet your eye care needs, from the eye exams, to selecting the corrective eye wear that suits your needs and style. We are dedicated to your optical health and will do all we can to make you a happy client. Give us a call or stop by today. We look forward to serving you.