How to read your contact lens prescription
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Frequently asked questions
You should try our online vision exam, ExpressExam. It only takes about 15 minutes and you’ll have a doctor-approved prescription within 24 hours. It’s super convenient and you don’t have to fit a visit to the doctor’s office into your schedule. We can’t ship your order without a current prescription.
Your prescription details can be found on the side of your contact lens box. If you don’t have your box, we’re happy to contact your eye care provider to get a copy of your prescription for you.
Yes, the brand is part of the prescription, so you’ll need to order what your doctor prescribed. The brand impacts how comfortable your lenses are, and since each one is a little different, some lenses work better for certain people than others.
Nope! You can if you want to, and it will help us ship your order faster, but it’s not required. We’ll make it easy on you and take care of verifying your prescription with your doctor.