Contact Lens Exams, Fittings, & Brands in London, ON

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A Convenient Vision Solution

Contact lenses represent a convenient, comfortable vision correction option for patients who are seeking a change from their prescription eyeglasses.

At White Oaks Optometry, our team provides comprehensive contact lens exams and fittings to help our patients find an accurate, comfortable fit for their lenses. Whether you need soft contacts, multifocal lenses, or astigmatism correction, we have you covered.

We offer a wide range of contact lenses from top brands, so you have a variety of options to choose from. Contact us to schedule an appointment and find the right contact lenses for your needs.

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What Happens During a Contact Lens Exam?

Our process for fitting contact lenses begins with a thorough eye exam. It’s essential to establish your prescription for corrective lenses before fitting you with contact lenses, just as we would if you were getting glasses.

Our comprehensive eye exam determines your prescription and checks for any underlying eye health issues. We carefully evaluate your eyes to find the right lenses for your needs.

Thorough Contact Lens Measurements & Fittings

We understand that every patient’s eyes are unique, so we take precise measurements to help your contact lenses fit comfortably and safely.

These measurements can include: 

  • Corneal curvature measurements, which measure the clear front surface of your eye
  • Pupil and iris size measurements, which measure the size of the coloured part of your eye
  • Tear film evaluations, which help our team determine if you have adequate tear film to keep your lenses and cornea hydrated during wear

The wrong size or shape of contact lenses can cause discomfort, irritation, and even damage to your eyes.

Trial Lenses & Follow-Up Visits

Part of your contact lens fitting is testing trial lenses and scheduling follow-up care. During your trial period, you’ll wear the lenses for around 15 minutes while we evaluate the position and movement of the lens on your eye. You will also get a feel for the lenses, and our team will monitor your comfort.

We recommend follow-up visits after your initial fitting to confirm that your lenses continue to feel comfortable, fit you properly and that your eyes can tolerate contact lens wear.

Our Contact Lens Options

Contact lenses fall under 2 main categories, soft contact lenses and rigid gas-permeable (RGP). Under these main categories are different types of contacts, such as multifocal lenses. 

Our team works with you to determine the best lenses for your unique visual needs, along with a thorough fitting process to help you find the right fit.

Soft Contact Lenses

Soft contact lenses are made from a flexible, water-containing material that conforms to the shape of your eye. They come in a variety of styles and designs, including daily disposable, bi-weekly, and monthly replacement schedules.

One of the biggest advantages of soft contact lenses is their comfort. The pliable material allows for a comfortable fit and for a large amount of oxygen to reach the cornea, which can prevent dryness and discomfort.

Multifocal contact lenses can feature a bifocal or trifocal design with different lens powers to correct vision at different distances. Multifocal lenses can help correct presbyopia, a refractive error that makes it difficult for middle-aged and older adults to see things up close. This vision condition can make activities like reading more challenging.

Multifocal contacts can help replace reading glasses.

Rigid-gas permeable (RGP) lenses, also known as “hard” contact lenses, offer a unique blend of comfort and clarity. These lenses are made from a durable, oxygen-permeable material that maintains its shape while on the eye, providing crisp, clear vision, regardless of the degree of correction required.

RGP lenses are ideal for individuals with astigmatism or presbyopia.

Toric contact lenses are specifically designed to address astigmatism. Astigmatism arises from a different curvature of the cornea or lens in your eye, which can blur or distort vision. Toric lenses correct this by providing varying refractive powers on the horizontal and vertical orientations, effectively reshaping the cornea to provide clear, sharp vision.

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Alcon has one mission: to provide innovative products that enhance quality of life by helping people see better. Alcon is and uniquely poised to serve every contact lens wearer by addressing the full life cycle of their needs. Designed in the USA.

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Bausch + Lomb

Bausch + Lomb is one of the best-known and most respected American healthcare brands globally, offering the widest and finest range of eye health products including contact lenses and lens care products, pharmaceuticals, intraocular lenses, and other eye surgery products.

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Cooper Vision

We create and execute innovation that is unmatched in the contact lens industry. There's much more to our story than that, however. You'll find that what sets us apart is how we approach our business. We collaborate, we listen, and we enjoy what we do. Designed in the USA.

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Johnson and Johnson

Eye health is one of the most underserved segments in healthcare today—and the need is growing rapidly. At Johnson & Johnson Vision, we are committed to advancing eye health.

On-Site Contact Lens Fittings

When looking for your new contact lenses, look no further than White Oaks Optometry. We provide all of our contact lenses in-office with a variety of lens options to explore. You can expect comprehensive service every time you visit us for your contact lens needs.

Contact us to schedule your appointment and get your new lenses today.

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Come Visit Us in London

You can find us on the corner of Ernest Avenue and Jalna Boulevard. We have plenty of parking available around the clinic.

Our Address

  • 1750 Ernest Avenue
  • London, ON N6E 3H3

Contact Information

Hours of Operation

  • Monday: 9:00 AM 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
  • Thursday: 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
  • Friday: 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

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Land Acknowledgement

We acknowledge that White Oaks Optometry resides on the traditional lands of the Anishinaabek, Haudenosaunee, Attawandaron, and Lūnaapéewak. We recognize these Indigenous peoples as the original stewards of this land and value their ongoing contributions.

We encourage ongoing reconciliation and education about Indigenous history and culture.

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