About Eyeglasses and Contacts
At Baton Rouge Eye Physicians, we offer premier eye care services, including corrective eyewear contacts for common refractive errors. Tuminello Optical offers eyeglasses for our patients and is conveniently located next to our office. Eyeglasses and contacts are the most popular forms of treatment for improving visual impairments, such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, age-related vision loss, and astigmatism. Our on-site optical center is well stocked with a full range of fashionable frames and name-brand contacts for the entire family. So, whether you are a first-time wearer or need to update your prescription, call our eye clinic in Baton Rouge, LA to book an appointment. Our caring team is here to help you pick out the right glasses or contacts that suits your unique personality and lifestyle.
Candidates For Eyeglasses And Contacts
The best candidates for eyeglasses or contact lenses at Baton Rouge Eye Physicians include women, men, teens, and children who:
- Have myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), presbyopia, or astigmatism
- Need vision correction
- Experience blurry, double, or fuzzy vision
- Have to squint to focus
- Have difficulty reading small print
- Are having headaches related to eye strain
- Have good overall eye health
Eyeglasses and Contacts Reviews
"Excellent service great people! Rare experience I left my wallet in the waiting room for at least 30 minutes with over $800 dollars in it! The receptionist had it all in tact at the desk! Thanks to them! Plus the visit From start to finish was about 45 minutes and you can get your glasses there! The only simple task of the day."- C.D. / Google / Aug 19, 2020
"Theres a good bit of parking space. Only downfall I had is, I set an appointment for 1:30pm. I finally got called in at 2:00pm. And started getting worked on at 2:45pm. Unfortunately I had to be to work at 3pm. I feel like theres only one eye physician. Other than that,I love my new glasses!"- K.X. / Google / Jan 27, 2020
"I didn't have to wait long , good eyeglass selection. Glasses ready in a short time"- B.S. / Google / Aug 27, 2019
"I highly recommend this establishment ask for Karla to help you she’s truly amazing!!!! She helped my 4 year old pick her glasses even though she wanted probably every pink pair!!!"- B.M. / Google / Oct 08, 2020
Selecting Eyeglasses or Contacts
Throughout your exam and lens consultation, we will guide you through making the best choices for your individual needs and goals. At Baton Rouge Eye Physicians, we proudly direct a lot of effort and attention to making sure you end up with the ideal pair of glasses or the most comfortable contact lenses. Moreover, we will help you remain close to your desired budget. Plus, we are happy to teach a complete training process for how to put in and take out contacts for all ages.
Eyeglasses and Contacts FAQ
How much do eyeglasses cost?
The exact price of your eyeglasses will depend on the brand and style of your choosing. If you're unsure about how to find a style you like or one that fits your budget, our friendly staff are always willing to help you find the right pair to complement your face and wallet.
What are the disadvantages of contact lenses?
While contact lenses offer countless advantages, there are a few disadvantages to keep in mind when making the decision to switch to contacts. These include risks, such as:
- Blockage of oxygen to the eyes
- Dry eyes
- Diminished corneal reflex
- Corneal abrasion
- Red Eye or conjunctivitis
Are contact lenses better than glasses?
This will depend on the specific preferences of the patient. While contact lenses create a wider field of view and aren't easily affected by the weather, some patients simply don't find them comfortable or don't want to deal with taking them in and out every day. Additionally, while some patients choose contacts for the aesthetic appeal, many people purchase glasses for the exact same reason.
Help Your Child Improve Their Vision
If you have noticed changes in your vision or are squinting your eyes to see, it may be time to set up an appointment with an eye doctor. At Baton Rouge Eye Physicians, our skilled team of ophthalmologists has helped countless families discover the right solution for their vision concerns. In many cases, eyeglasses and/or contacts are all it takes to restore healthy, clear vision. Reach out to our office in Baton Rouge, LA to schedule a comprehensive eye exam today.