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How To Safely Insert Contact Lenses

How To Safely Insert Contact Lenses in Roanoke, Virginia

Here are some tips for new contact lens wearers:

  • Always follow the wearing schedule prescribed by your doctor.
  • Always wash your hands with soap before applying or removing contact lenses.
  • Never use any substance other than contact lens rinse or solution to clean contacts (even tap water is a no-no).
  • Never reuse contact lens solution
  • Follow the eye doctor’s advice about swimming or showering in your lenses
  • Always remove your lenses if they are bothering you or causing irritation.
  • Never sleep in your lenses unless they are extended wear.
  • Never use any contact lenses that were not acquired with a prescription at an authorized source.
  • Never purchase cosmetic lenses without a prescription!

Please contact our eye care office if you have any questions about your contact lenses

Electric Rd. Roanoke
540-274-0300 x1
Valley View, Roanoke
540-274-0300 x2
Tanyard Rd, Rocky Mount
540-274-0020
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COVID-19 RESPONSE

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Due to social distancing, we are first screening patients by phone for medical emergencies, prescription refills and other needs. If you have any questions, please contact our office and a staff member or doctor will help you.

Reordering Contact Lenses – we will gladly order and at no charge provide shipping so you do not have to make a trip to the practice. Just call the office to reorder, our friendly staff will assist you.

Picking up Eyeglasses – We offer CURBSIDE service, just call our office to make arrangement and we will gladly provide you with your new eyewear. If you prefer we ship them, we will do so free of charge.

We are here for you for all of your eyecare needs. Don’t hesitate to call our office.