contact lenses

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  1. *ASH*

    *ASH* FURBANITE

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    i know there was a thread way back but it go purged .

    whats best place online to buy contacts ?? seems i need them or glasses and i dont like glasses
    best brands ? can you get extended wear ones ?

    eye doc today did not really explain alot . i go back in morning to learn how to install them lol

    but i want to buy online cause i know its cheaper
     
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  2. hogship

    hogship A republic, if you can keep it! Silver Member

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    Do you have your prescription yet?

    I just ordered mine through my ophthalmologist.....never considered online.

    Don't wear mine very often, because I'm just as "geezer" looking with, or without glasses.....ha!

    I do have a problem removing my contacts (soft).....was wondering if anyone has any experience with all the available removal tools......?
     

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    pick up script in morning . i got astigmatism in both eyes
     
  4. SRS

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    I wouldn't buy online at first. It may take you several brands for several weeks each and tweaks to your prescription before settling on something you like. A good ophthalmologist will have suggestions and likely samples, or sell you small quantities, to find something that works. Once you settle on a brand and the prescription, you can buy a larger quantity online. I have no idea where because I prefer to buy from my doctor.
     
  5. 686Owner

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    do you have insurance that covers them?

    wal-mart / 1800contacts is cheaper than most eye doctors. Sometimes they have a special.
     
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    Forgot to say, most eye doctors have pushed oasys brand because they allow the eye to exchange oxygen supposedly.

    They are approved for overnight wear, but I don't like keeping them in at night.
     
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    harlenm Millennium Member

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    Most eye doctors will try to be very close to 800 contacts, because otherwise they would have zero business.

    I bought my last few boxes at Walgreens, they run 20% off specials on contacts, and it was much cheaper than 1800 for my daily disposables.
     
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  9. Glock&KimberLady

    Glock&KimberLady Morior Invictus

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    I used to wear contacts but pinguecula (fat deposits) in eyes made it unpleasant.

    However, as far as removing them, to avoid pinching your eyeball (ouch), I would flood them with artificial tears and just quickly pinch them off.