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Contact Lens Exam in Edwardsville

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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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Experience a New Perspective With Contact Lenses!


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 Eigenbrodt Vision Center in Edwardsville today.

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Contact Lens Exams in Edwardsville

Our optometry practice in Edwardsville

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Hours
  • Monday 9:30 am - 6:30 pm
  • Tuesday 9:30 am - 6:30 pm
  • Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Friday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
Insurance Plans
  • VSP
  • Medicare
  • United Healthcare
  • Aetna
  • Spectera
  • EyeMed
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Patient Reviews
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- Feb. 20, 2024
Dr and Staff exceptionally friendly, professional and helpful.
- Feb. 12, 2024
Great care by Dr. Eigenbrodt, both in the actual exam; and in listening to and answering my question... s and concerns.
- Feb. 10, 2024
Professional and courteous staff!
- Jan. 15, 2024
I decided to try Eigenbrodt out after negative experiences with Walmart vision center. They were ver... y helpful, kind, informative and affordable. I will be coming back for anything eye related!
- Jan. 15, 2024
Staff and the doctors can't be beat. We moved two hours away several years ago and still make the tr... ip every year. Totally worth it.
- Dec. 13, 2023
Complete eye exam
- Nov. 17, 2023
Excellent service. Newest technologies. Accommodating staff
- Aug. 13, 2023
Thorough eye exam, great selection of frames, friendly staff.
- May. 09, 2023
Dr. Oliver is the best. She’s very personable and truly cares. She’s quick to offer advice and r... ecommend helpful products and provide samples. She makes the experience easy.
- Apr. 18, 2023
Friendly and very helpful staff.
- Mar. 25, 2023
Very thorough.
- Mar. 22, 2023
Every aspect of my visit was high quality.
- Mar. 05, 2023
Easy to get an appointment online plus you can fill out all of your forms online as well. Location i... s great. Staff were professional and quick to get me in. Cost was about what you expect and is dependent on what type of frames and glass type you choose. They can also make sunglasses with prescriptions and they offer contact lenses in many colors. Turn around to get my glasses was 2 weeks. Highly recommend.
- Feb. 17, 2023
I’ve been dealing with blurry vision and finally know what is really going on. I got diagnose with... Keratoconus. It is a progressive eye diseases that weakens the cornea and turns the cornea in a cone shape. I’m just relieve knowing what I have and excited to fix it and get my vision back or better than usual.
- Dec. 28, 2022
Great service, expert care.
- Dec. 13, 2022
I highly recommend Eigenbrodt Vision Center. Their staff is wonderful and friendly. Hard to find tha... t post Covid. Love Dr Oliver, so caring!
- Nov. 14, 2022
It’s a great and relaxing place
- Oct. 13, 2022
Dr. Oliver and staff were wonderful. I needed my new frames adjusted a few times. They were very pat... ient with me.
- Oct. 13, 2022
Excellent…knowledgeable…on time…friendly. I have been going to Eigenbrodt Vision for over 40 ... years. I’m diabetic so require extra monitoring. I have always trusted Dr Eigenbrodt with all of my vision care needs.
- Oct. 13, 2022
It's always a pleasure and easy process

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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.


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