Contact Lenses

We pride ourselves on expert contact lens exams and fittings at AccuVision Optical. This includes the additional measurements and doctor evaluation required to confirm that your eyes are suitable for contact lens wear.

Your contact lens service needed might be minimal, with one quick follow-up fitting. On the other extreme, difficult contact lens fittings may require more time, involving multiple follow-up visits.

Please note that elective contact lens services are sometimes not covered by vision or medical insurance.

Contact lenses come in tens of thousands of combinations of size, shape and power. Since they sit on top of your cornea, which is a delicate structure, they are a prescription item  and must be fitted by an experienced professional.

You will be in good hands at Accuvision. Several local doctors send their “hard fit” patients to our office for proper contact lens selection. Our doctor will evaluate your eyes to determine which lens is right for you and will take into account your special needs such as dry eyes, a desire for color change, overnight wear, or the need for bifocal lenses.

Contact Lens Forms:

Contact Lens Types:

  • Bifocal / Multifocal – For patients with presbyopia
  • Colored – To change or enhance your eye color
  • Custom – For patients with irregularly shaped eyes
  • Disposable – Minimizes contact lens care & allows for better corneal health
  • Extended Wear – Worn through the day and night for up to 6 or 30 days in a row
  • Monovision – An alternative to bifocal lenses for patients with presbyopia
  • Orthokeratology – Reshapes your cornea while sleeping
  • Post-Surgical – For use by patients with less than perfect LASIK & PRK surgical outcomes
  • Prosthetic – For patients with eye injuries or imperfections
  • Rigid Gas Permeable / RGP – Provide sharper vision
  • Silicone Hydrogel – Latest technology soft lenses that allow increased oxygen to the eye
  • Special Effect / Theatrical – Gothic, halloween, cat eyes, and more
  • SynergEyes / Hybrid – Incorporates benefits of soft and RGP designs
  • Toric – For patients with astigmatism

Contact Lens Materials

Rigid Gas Permeable: Oxygen permeable rigid contact lenses

Soft Lenses:  Made from plastics that contain water

SynergEyes / Hybrid:  Incorporates benefits of soft and RGP designs

Contact Lens Wearing Schedule:

  • Daily-Wear must be removed, cleaned and stored, or disposed of, each night.
  • Extended Wear / Continuous Wear are safe for overnight wear. May be worn for up to 6 or 30 days.
  • Frequent Replacement: refers to how often you discard the lenses and replace them with a fresh pair.
    • Daily Disposables are discarded nightly and don’t require cleaning or a lens case.
    • Weekly, Bi-Weekly, Monthly or Quarterly; can be called “disposable.”
    • Traditional / Non-Disposable lenses are usually replaced once a year.

Contact Lens Accessories:

We also carry the tools you need for your contact lenses

  • Care Kits
  • Cases
  • Cleaning Cases
  • Cleaners, Solutions, & Rewetting Drops
  • Insertion & Removal Devices

AccuVision Optical - Dr. Douglas Tupps
2161 Main Street, Dunedin, Florida 34698
Call (727) 734-8843 for an Appointment

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