Contact Lens Exams

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At DAVID E. BROWN, O.D., we strive to meet all of your eye and vision care needs. Corrective lens evaluations and prescription management are provided by our optometrist in Franklin. After a comprehensive eye and vision evaluation, Dr. David Brown 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.

Evaluation

Prior to prescribing contact lenses, Dr. Brown 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 Franklin optometrist, call (615) 599-8800 today.

Corrective Lenses

After determining the level of refractive error, Dr. Brown 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 (615) 599-8800 if you are interested in learning if contact lenses are a good fit for you.

Cosmetic Lenses

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 (615) 599-8800 and speak to our knowledgeable staff if you are interested in modifying or changing your eye color with contact lenses.

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Monday - Thursday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday - Sunday:

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Testimonial

  • "After Dr. Brown took his time to do a very thorough eye exam, he proceeded to talk with me about a few questions I had. I think he is an awesome doctor. I couldn't have felt better leaving the office."
    Elizabeth P.
  • "My experience at David Brown's has always been great. They have wonderful customer service and Dr. Brown is Awesome. I always know I'm in good hands with him."
    Alexis H.

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