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Purchasing Your Lenses Online

Once your Cooper Clinic Center for Better Vision physician has examined your eyes and determined the proper prescription, we will provide you with a special link to yourlens.com.  Using your username and password which will be linked to your exact prescription, you’ll have a convenient, safe and affordable way to purchase your lenses online.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will I still need glasses if I wear contact lenses?
Contact lenses may be worn most of the day. Although you have the convenience of not needing your glasses to see, a pair of glasses should be available for times when you may not feel like wearing your lenses. Other reasons for having a pair of glasses are if you tear a lens, seasonal allergies that may affect your ability to wear your contact lenses or if you are traveling and lose a lens. Glasses are also a fashion accessory.

What are Disposable lenses and what are the benefits?
Disposable contact lenses are soft contact lenses that are replaced frequently. The recommended wearing time will be determined by your eye care professional. The benefit of replacing contact lenses on a frequent basis is to prevent discomfort, dryness, blurred vision and allergic reactions that can result form a buildup of protein and lipid deposits on the lenses. Our practice can provide the options and help you in choosing the appropriate frequency for you.

Do colored contact lenses really change eye color?
Colored contact lenses are available in various colors and shades. There are lenses available to enhance a light eye color and lenses that will change a brown eye to blue, green, violet, hazel and many other colors.

Are there bifocal contact lenses available?
Special bifocal contact lenses are available in both soft and hard lenses. Several manufacturers have recently introduced disposable bifocal contact lenses. As an alternative, your eye care professional may choose to fit you with a system called monovision whereby one eye is fit with a distant lens and the other with a reading lens.

I have astigmatism, am I a candidate for contact lenses?
Lenses that correct astigmatism are available in both soft and hard lenses and are now available in a disposable wearing schedule.

Can I play sports with my contact lenses on?
Contact lenses are a great option for vision correction when playing sports. Contact lenses are stable and do not interfere with your game.

Is it difficult to care for your contact lenses when removing them?
There are many choices available in lens cleaning and disinfecting. A popular choice is a one-bottle solution that is used to rinse, clean, disinfect and remove protein.