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What is “Power” and “Plano”?

What is “Power” and “Plano”? Power / SPH / D / Spherical:  refers to the strength of vision correction for contact lenses.  Measured in diopters, it is scaled in 0.25 increments and is always preceded by a + (plus) or a – (minus).  Minus means the prescription is a correction for nearsightedness (shown here) and […]Read More

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The difference between a Prescription Contact Lens and a Contact Lens Prescription

The difference between a Prescription Contact Lens and a Contact Lens Prescription The terms “Prescription Contact Lenses” and “Contact Lens Prescription” are often mistaken for each other, even though they are two very different things.  This can be confusing for new lens buyers.  Below is an explanation of the terms and what they mean to you as […]Read More

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Do you have lenses for astigmatism?

Do you have lenses for astigmatism? No, we do not carry contact lenses for astigmatism. Also known as Toric lenses, contact lenses that compensate for an astigmatism are specialty lenses.  These lenses are designed differently than regular prescription soft contact lenses.  We do not carry and can not make any specialty lenses. * These are basic guidelines […]Read More

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Can I use an expired prescription to order Halloween Contact Lenses?

Can I use an expired prescription to order Halloween Contact Lenses? No, you can not use an expired prescription to order contact lenses. Plano and corrective contact lens prescriptions expire just as prescriptions for corrective eye glasses expire. Under Federal guidelines we only accept currently valid prescriptions from a licensed optometrist. If your contact lens […]Read More