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Contact Lens Exam in Far West Side

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Discover the Freedom and Convenience of Contact Lenses

  • Need bifocal or multifocal contacts?
  • Rigid gas permeable or soft lenses?
  • Disposables, dailies or colored contacts?

Contact lenses give wearers a full field of focused vision no matter where you look. Because they move with your eyes, contacts help allow you to track action with sharp and clear peripheral vision. Moreover, if you lead an active lifestyle, contacts provide more freedom and flexibility to enjoy your favorite sports.

A contact lens exam will help us determine the perfect contact lens fit for your eyes and lifestyle!

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What to Expect From Your Contact Lens Exam

  • Regular eye exam

    During your comprehensive eye exam your optometrist will check that your eyes are healthy and will test your vision to determine your contact lens prescription.

  • Contact lens consultation

    During your contact lens exam your optometrist will check for dry eye symptoms and consult with you to determine what type of contact lenses are the best fit for your lifestyle and vision needs.

  • Contact lens fitting

    For ideal vision correction and comfort, contact lenses must fit well. Your optometrist will examine the size and shape of your cornea and pupil to ensure the right fit.

  • Contact lens trial and follow-up

    Your optometrist will insert trial lenses and ask you to keep them on for 15-20 minutes to be sure the fit is comfortable and vision is clear. After a few days, you'll come in for a follow-up evaluation.


Where Can I Get a Contact Lens Exam?

The right contact lenses, carefully fitted and prescribed by your optometrist, can provide many benefits and prevent discomfort and eye disease.

Once you have determined the right contact lens, you can start enjoying the benefits and freedom of daily or regular contact lens wear.

We offer contact lens exams at our eye clinic and will help determine the best contact lenses for your needs and eye shape. Simply schedule your appointment by contacting Omni Vision - Potranco in Far West Side today.

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Experience a New Perspective With Contact Lenses!


Contact Lens Exams FAQs

Can dry eye sufferers wear contact lenses?

Usually, yes. While some types of contact lenses can aggravate symptoms of dry eye syndrome, such as eye dryness, redness and irritation, other contacts are perfectly suitable for dry eyes. Speak with an eye doctor near you regarding your dry eye symptoms, and they'll prescribe the perfect contact lenses for ultimate comfort.

Can a child wear contact lenses?

It's a case-by-case basis. Typically, eye doctors don’t prescribe contacts to children under the age of 11 or 12, though there are exceptions. Wearing contact lenses requires responsible care, including cleaning and disinfecting routines. Most teenagers can handle contact lens care if they’re motivated to wear contacts.

Do I need an eye exam and prescription for tinted contact lenses?

Yes! Even if you’re just using contacts to change the color of your eyes, you still need an eye exam and a prescription. Contact lenses are a medical device and require fitting by an eye doctor.

Patient Reviews
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- Jun. 25, 2024
I used to go to America’s Best, but I am sticking with this place now. They got me in quick with a... short wait and Dr. Marquez was friendly and thorough with the exam.
- Jun. 20, 2024
Staff is nice!
- Jun. 03, 2024
Super clean facility and staff were super nice and patient:)
- May. 29, 2024
always helpful, courteous and friendly
- May. 22, 2024
The staff was kind and I received a thorough examination. This was my first time at this facility an... d it will be the one I continue to use!
- May. 13, 2024
(Translated by Google) They speak Spanish, they accept medical plans. They are very professional and... friendly. Ample parking and very comfortable office. (Original) Hablan español, aceptan planes medicos. Son muy profesionales y amables. Amplio estacionamiento y oficina muy comoda.
- May. 08, 2024
I can not speak in regards to buying glasses or contacts at Omni. I only go for my yearly eye exam f... or glasses and contacts. I am giving this review based off of the Dr and staff. Dr. Marquez is an excellent and fantastic doctor! He takes the time to explain things, doesn’t rush you out the door, takes the time to make sure that the contacts are working and comfortable. He even showed me my eye pictures and explained everything so clearly. He has so much knowledge and he shares it willingly, he takes the time to answer all my questions and concerns. I have never had such an eye doctor, in my past experience eye doctors are just quickly trying to get you in and out the door. So I very much appreciate Dr. Marquez and will be a returning patient! And thank you to the staff for constantly sending me text/call reminders that my yearly exam was due! lol 😆 your “friendly reminders” were the kick in the butt that I needed to call and make my appointment! Thank you 😊 so yeah, if you’re reading this review, Omni will remind you when your yearly is due. They got you fam! ❤️
- Apr. 19, 2024
Knowledgeable friendly staff.
- Mar. 12, 2024
Called and was able to get a same day appointment. First time to this location. DR. GARZA was g... reat. Was in and out in under an hour. Got my contact lenses! Lots of frames to chose from. Great expereince. Don't waste your time calling down the list. Visit the Potranco location.
- Feb. 08, 2024
Very helpful and quick. The doctor was super knowledgeable and actually wanted to teach me what was ... going on with my eyes. that was a first for me. I will for sure come back. My only small complaint and its not the staff or doctors fault is i am still waiting on my glasses to come in. 2-3 weeks is a long time.
- Jan. 31, 2024
Dr. Jocelyn was super kind and so was the sweet tech that assisted me before I saw the Doctor!! Was ... a great team!
- Jan. 20, 2024
Great staff. Very kind and professional. Explained everything in a way that was easy to understand. ... Service was very quick
- Dec. 20, 2023
I recommend Omni vision for exams and glasses.
- Dec. 04, 2023
Great experience, the Dr was very informative. The staff is very nice and helpful. The selection of ... glasses was great.
- Nov. 13, 2023
Friendly staff and place was very clean!
- Nov. 10, 2023
Great service experience, and great Dr.
- Oct. 14, 2023
Dr. Marquez at the Potranco and 151 location is excellent.
- Oct. 02, 2023
Informative and helpful. We have been going to Omni Vision for 3 years. The glasses choices are grea... t and they have a quick turnaround!
- Sep. 08, 2023
Great service, staff are friendly, and reminders are sent when glasses are ready for pick up as well... as when appointments are made.
- Sep. 01, 2023
Flexible scheduling, freindly and caring staff.

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Contact Lens Exams in Far West Side

Our optometry practice in Far West Side

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Hours
  • Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Saturday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Sunday Closed
Insurance Plans
  • VSP
  • Medicare
  • United Healthcare
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Spectera
  • Superior Vision
  • Davis Vision
  • EyeMed
  • Blue Cross

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