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Our contact lens room is set up to handle all of your contact lens needs. We offer conventional soft lenses and gas permeable firm lenses. We also fit toric lenses for astigmatism, and we offer extended wear lenses that you may sleep in. We even offer cosmetically tinted soft lens to change or enhance your natural eye color. We fit bifocal contact lenses as well as monovision - a bifocal alternative.
Our broad range of experience makes us especially qualified to handle your contact lens needs even if you were not originally fitted in our office. We have an extensive in-stock supply of contacts.
Stop by our office the next time you need contact lens care.
At Khalil Eye Care, we strive to meet all of your eye and vision care needs. Corrective lens evaluations and prescription management are provided by our optometrist in Reston. After a comprehensive eye and vision evaluation, Dr. Michael Khalil will discuss the variety of contact lens options with you to select the type that best fits your vision needs and lifestyle. If you suffer from dry eye, allergies, or recurring eye infections, speak with our staff to determine whether contact lenses are right for you.
Prior to prescribing contact lenses, Dr. Khalil determines what level of vision correction you require. Refractive error (commonly known as nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism depending on the error) is evaluated by measuring how the eyes focus when a series of different lenses are placed in front of them. An optometrist may use either a phoropter or an automated instrument to take these measurements. To schedule an appointment for a vision evaluation with our Reston optometrist, call 703-709-0111 today.
After determining the level of refractive error, Dr. Khalil works with you to determine whether contact lenses or glasses are best for your lifestyle. If you suffer from certain conditions, such as dry eye or allergies, glasses may be the most comfortable corrective solution. Contact lenses are available in either soft or rigid gas permeable form. Contact lenses need to be changed daily, weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly, depending on what type of lens you select. Specialized contact lenses, such as bifocal contact lenses, are also available for patients with special eye conditions. Call us at 703-709-0111 if you are interested in learning if contact lenses are a good fit for you.
Advances in contact lens technology have created great options for cosmetic and prosthetic lenses. Custom contact lenses can be created to camouflage any color variation or irregularity and produce a natural eye color. Cosmetic lenses are also available to transform your eye color. Call us at 703-709-0111 and speak to our knowledgeable staff if you are interested in modifying or changing your eye color with contact lenses.