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Q/A – Frequently Asked Eye Care Questions

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Answers to Common Eye Care Questions

Dr. Mao, our optometrist at Mao Eye Care, has taken the time to answer questions he frequently gets from his patients at his vision center in London, Ontario. Please read the Q/A below and check back in periodically as new questions are added on a routine basis. If you have questions that are not on this list, please book your eye exam online or call our office in London.

Dr. Alexander Mao Answers Your Contact Lens Questions

Q: Do I need to see an optometrist or an ophthalmologist for my first pair of contacts?

A: Yes, the contact lens fitting is critical for your ocular health and sharp vision. There are a number of parameters to be assessed/examined to ensure a good fit for your eyes.

Q: About 5 years ago, I was told I was not a good candidate for contacts. I have oddly shaped eyes. Are there new options available today?