Buying Contact Lens

A Step By Step Guide For Buying Contact Lens Online


The Internet has made buying and selling 'just a click away' thing. Whatever you need and wherever you need, just log on to the net, surf a little, find what you want and order online. In due course of time you'll have it home-delivered. End of the story.

The same goes for the contacts as well. You need a contact, log on. However, the question that most of the people ask is whether or not it is alright to buy online or is it better for one to go out and shop for it like we did in the good old non-Internet days.

Let me shoot the doubt forthwith. It's no problem buying it online. No problem at all. So, rest assured on that front. However, do take care of a few things so that you get the right lenses without hassles.

1) Keep your eye specialist in the loop at all times. Visit him regularly, get your eyes checked and ask for this advice on what kind of lenses would suit you best. Listen carefully to what he says and jot it down if you feel the need. Do not ignore anything he says, for in that case you might end up getting the wrong lenses.

2) Coming to actual ordering, when to fill out the form make sure that you have filled in all fields correctly. Do a double-check on it.

3) No substitution for what you asked for without the permission of your eye specialist.

4) The moment you receive the lenses, check the expiry date on it carefully and return them back right away if the date has already passed or is just round the corner. No point buying a lens that's about to expire in a month unless it happens to be a daily use one.

5) Before you put the lenses on, it is advisable that you visit the specialist and show the lens to him for his opinion on it. If he has any doubts, do not just wave them off. Consider them carefully.

Therefore, use the net to your advantage, but do not forget that ordering online means you do not get to hold the thing before getting it packed, which necessitates your ordering it carefully and checking it thoroughly on delivery.