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Contact Lens Exam in Lima

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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 Shawnee Optical - Lima in Lima 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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- Mar. 19, 2024
Great Dr, he makes sure he takes his time with you . Highly recommend!
- Mar. 15, 2024
Super friendly staff
- Feb. 21, 2024
I came here from another office because I was not happy at my old eye care center anymore. From the ... moment I walked in the door, I was met with a smile and friendly eager staff ready to help me. Dr. Wagner is knowledgeable, personable, and down to earth. The young man who helped my pick out my frames was very helpful and honest as well, which I appreciated too. I absolutely love my new glasses and for the 1st time in my life, I feel confident wearing glasses.
- Feb. 21, 2024
I highly recommend Dr. Sweidan at Shawnee Optical! He and the staff are personable, friendly, and hi... ghly qualified!
- Feb. 18, 2024
Dr. Sweidan was very thorough and took his time explaining all of the diagnostic testing being prefo... rmed along with what the results meant. He is very knowledgeable. Amazing bedside manner. He took additional time to address and reassure me of all my concerns. BEST optometrist I’ve ever seen!
- Feb. 17, 2024
Very friendly and professional environment. Organized and clean. Welcoming smiles when you walk in
- Feb. 04, 2024
Shawnee Optical had incredibly friendly and helpful staff and doctors. I had a wonderful experience ... and will be returning for any of my optical needs.
- Jan. 25, 2024
Courteous, friendly, and professional service.
- Jan. 18, 2024
They work well with you, getting you scheduled quickly and making sure your questions ar answered!
- Nov. 11, 2023
Great environment. Friendly staff. Efficient and thorough exam.
- Oct. 07, 2023
Great customer care!
- Oct. 02, 2023
The entire staff made it a pleasant experience. Dr. Wagner is excellent, very professional and expla... ined everything she did so you understood just what she was doing. Big Thank You.
- Sep. 17, 2023
Customer service was exceptional and Dr. Clara was very knowledgeable and professional. I am well pl... eased and satisfied with my experience at Shawnee Optical Eye Care.
- Sep. 05, 2023
The best staff.
- Aug. 15, 2023
Been going for 2 years and have never had a negative experience. Some of the kindest and helpful sta... ff you'll ever meet.
- Jun. 30, 2023
This store, is AMAZING. I’m a single mom of a special needs son, he was struggling while I was fil... ling out paperwork and while I was looking at frames, the ladies at the desk got his attention and kept him occupied while I managed to get everything else done ❤️ I will forever be grateful for the caring and compassionate staff here!
- Jun. 22, 2023
I just saw Dr. Wagner for the first time today and she was wonderful, as were all the staff. Dr. Wa... gner's overall approach was caring and delightful. I highly recommend her. You won't be disappointed.
- Jun. 14, 2023
Very satisfied
- Jun. 13, 2023
Excellent Service, all the staff was polite and pleasant. Dr. Wagnor is top notch and extremely prof... essional and caring. Her attention to detail and ensuring that I understood the results of my exam was both refreshing and enlighten. The young man that help me pick out my glasses (standard and safety) was well verse and able to answer all my questions and concerns. His professionalism was also top notch. Shawnee Optical was the only eye exam/care facility that had available appointments within a reasonable amount of time from when I placed it. The extensive eye wear show room is filled with different designs and styles, enough to find exactly what I was looking for. Many thanks to the staff and Doctor that helped me to see better again.
- May. 18, 2023
They were extremely nice and very helpful...5 stars

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Contact Lens Exams in Lima

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Hours
  • Monday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Wednesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Thursday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Friday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Saturday 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
  • Sunday Closed
Insurance Plans
  • VSP
  • Medicare
  • United Healthcare
  • Spectera
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • EyeMed
  • Blue Cross
  • MetLife
  • Aetna

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