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Comprehensive Guide on Caring for Your Contact Lenses


Dr. James Stevenson is here to provide you with experienced guidance on how to care for your contact lenses and keep your eyes in optimal condition:

  • Clean hands, clear vision: Start by cleaning and washing your hands thoroughly with soap and water before handling your contact lenses.

  • Proper lens cleaning: Use the recommended contact lens solution to clean your lenses. Rinse them thoroughly with the solution to ensure no residue remains.

  • Storage matters: Store your contact lenses in a clean and appropriately sized case when not in use.

  • Avoid water contact: Remove your contacts before engaging in water-related activities to prevent eye infections.

  • Regular eye exams: It’s crucial for maintaining clear and comfortable vision while wearing contact lenses.

  • Handle with care: Handle your contact lenses carefully, avoiding sharp objects and fingernails that could damage them. If a lens appears torn or damaged, replace it immediately.

  • Know when to replace: Using lenses beyond their recommended lifespan can compromise comfort and clarity of vision.

Caring for your contact lenses and eyes is a partnership between you and your eye care professional. Trust Dr. James Stevenson in Bowmanville to guide you in maintaining excellent eye health and maximizing the benefits of your contact lenses.

Dr. James Stevenson, an Optometrist in Bowmanville, has over 3 decades of experience matching patients of all ages with the perfect contact lenses to strengthen and improve their vision. Many refractive errors, such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, and presbyopia, can be corrected with contact lenses. Schedule an appointment today to learn how contact lenses can change how you see the world!

Flexible & Convenient 

Contact lenses rarely cause trouble for people who wear them every day. Many patients find contact lenses a flexible, convenient alternative to traditional eyewear. Today, there’s a wide range of contact lens options, which makes wearing them even easier.

There are several choices when it comes to contact lenses, so that’s why it’s important to discuss your options with our optometrist in Bowmanville. An eye care professional will consider your overall vision problems, the health of your eyes, your specific visual needs, and your lifestyle.

Advantages of Wearing Contact Lenses 

  • Better eye comfort: Contact lenses these days come in different materials which help in maintaining your eye health and comfort

  • Wider visual access: Since contact lenses are directly placed on your cornea, you can enjoy unrestricted central and peripheral vision

  • Feeling of normalcy: Unlike eyeglasses, contact lenses give you the freedom to go about your daily tasks or hobbies without any difficulty

Contact Lens Tips 

Dr. James Stevenson, an experienced optometrist in Bowmanville, and his staff encourage you to follow the tips below to keep your eyes and contact lenses as safe and healthy as possible.

  • Only wear your contacts for the specific length of time recommended, even if they feel comfortable.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before handling the contact lenses.
  • Remove, clean, and disinfect your lenses as the manufacturer and your optometrist recommend
  • Avoid sleeping or napping while wearing your contact lenses.
  • Have your eyes checked by your optometrist regularly.
  • Avoid using eye medication without first consulting your optometrist.

Contact us if you are looking for contact lenses in Bowmanville, and get your eye exam scheduled now.

Vision Correction with Contact Lenses


At Dr. James Stevenson's office in Bowmanville, we provide comprehensive eye examinations to determine the most suitable contact lenses custom-made to your prescription and lifestyle. Our experienced optometrists ensure a precise fitting, considering factors such as lens material, curvature, and diameter to optimize comfort and visual acuity. Explore our range of contact lenses, including daily, bi-weekly, and monthly disposables, as well as specialized options for conditions like astigmatism and presbyopia. Visit us for a personalized consultation and experience the freedom and clarity that quality contact lenses can bring to your daily life.

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