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This Contact Lens Can Actually Treat Dry Eye Syndrome!

Wearing traditional contact lenses is particularly uncomfortable when you have dry eye syndrome as it can further exacerbate itchy and irritated eyes. Fortunately, there is a lens that isn’t only comfortable but can also improve dry eye syndrome.

What Is the Shape of a Healthy Eye and How Does It Affect Vision?

Your vision depends on your eyeball shape. A perfectly shaped eye will provide crystal vision, whereas any deviation in size or irregularity in contour will cause distortion. Read on to learn the difference between a healthy and an unhealthy eye shape.  

Ever Wonder How People See Following a Corneal Transplant?

It is not uncommon for patients to experience post-surgery refractive errors, particularly following a corneal transplant. To achieve clear and comfortable vision, scleral lenses are often prescribed.

Scleral Lenses and Dry Eyes

Dry eyes often make wearing traditional contact lenses uncomfortable or impossible. Scleral Lenses are made differently, so wearing them is more comfortable.

Why choose an Optometrist who Specializes in Contacts vs Ophthalmologists

Why ask us about contacts? Because our optometrists in Washington have years of experience and specialize in contact lens exams & fittings!
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Washington, DC is now a stay at home area. We will continue to meet our patients’ needs by keeping the same hours, providing one doctor per day, and telehealth appointments. All appointments including in-person visits, telehealth visits, eyeglass pickups, and repairs will need to be scheduled by calling the office 202-331-7566 or emailing office@washingtoneyedoctors.com

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