Contact Lenses in Lighthouse Point, Pompano Beach, Boca Raton, Deerfield Beach & Ft. Lauderdale
Contact Lens Options
We provide a full-range of contact lens services, under the caring direction of Bill Roll. Whether is it a refill of your standard lenses, to a custom prescription for hard-to-fit corneas, we can help. We carry Acuvue, Bausch & Lomb, Cooper Vision, Ciba, and SynergEyes. There are many types of contact lenses available, with different materials (soft and rigid), bifocality, and color options. We specialize in fitting patients with hard-to-fit contacts, Ortho-K contacts and Toric contact lenses for astigmatism.
Contact Lens Fittings
Once your standard eye examination has been completed, your can be fitted for contact lenses. General questions about your lifestyle and preferences will need to be taken into consideration when prescribing the appropriate lenses. Additional tests are needed to ensure proper fit, such as an evaluation of your eye’s surface (cornea). • Measurement of the eye’s surface and curvature: An instrument called a keratometer will be used to measure the curvature of your eye’s clear front surface. It automatically assesses images of your cornea and creates mathematical representations of the curvature of the eye’s surface. These measurements help determine the proper curve and size of the contact lenses. Corneal Topography may also be used. It provides precise details about surface characteristics of the cornea by analyzing photographic images taken of the way light projected into your eye travels. A computer creates and prints a surface “map” of the eye, with different contours represented by different colors. • Pupil and Iris measurements: These are taken with a pupil card, ruler or pupillometer to determine the eye’s pupil and iris size. This is done to help achieve a proper sizing and orientation of the contact lenses. • Tear film evaluation: The eye’s moisture content is evaluated through use of a small strip of paper inserted underneath the lower eyelid. • Evaluation of the eye’s surface and contact lens fit: The health of the cornea is evaluated using a biomicroscope. This lighted instrument with magnification will provide detailed information about the eye’s surface as a baseline for the optometric physician to evaluate any future changes to the eyes, related to contact lens wear. The biomicroscope is also used to evaluate the fit of trial contact lenses. It typically takes at least two office visits to complete the contact lens fitting. After that, your eyes will need to be examined annually so Dr. Loeffler can monitor the health of your eyes.
Contact Lens Videos
View these videos to learn more about contact lenses, your options and how to insert & remove them.