According to the Vision Council, more than three out of every four adults in America relies on vision correction in the form of eyeglasses or contact lenses. If you’re one of the millions who need expert vision correction, look no further than the practice of Ramirez & Poulos, MD, PA, with two convenient offices in Kissimmee and Orlando, Florida. The experienced ophthalmologists and opticians prescribe glasses and contacts based on your individual vision needs. They help you see more clearly and get the look you want with new glasses and contacts. Call today to schedule an eye exam or book online.
Fortunately, with today’s advanced technology and materials, prescription glasses can correct a number of common vision problems, including:
Many people have a combination of vision problems that can usually be corrected with prescription eyeglasses or contact lenses. Your doctor at Ramirez & Poulos, MD, PA, carefully examines your eyes and determines your prescription so you can see clearly up close, far away, and every distance in between.
Most of the time, you can wear contact lenses even if you have astigmatism, but you need special contacts that correct your vision. Rigid gas permeable lenses and toric lenses often provide sharper vision for people with astigmatism. It just depends on your individual prescription, but you most likely need to be fitted for contact lenses that are specially made to improve the vision of those with astigmatism.
Keep in mind that even with contacts, your vision might not be as clear as with your glasses, but in many cases, you can come close.
Many people like the freedom of wearing contacts instead of glasses, and others alternate between them. Some of the advantages of contacts include:
It’s often ideal to have both glasses and contacts. That way you have your vision needs covered no matter what your lifestyle or activity you have planned. Based on your eye health and prescription, your ophthalmologist recommends which type of contact lenses will work best to correct your vision and which type of eyeglass lenses and frames will meet your needs.
Schedule your eye exam today along with a contact lens exam. Call either office or book an appointment online.