Total Vision Mira Mesa

Contact Lens Exams, Fittings, & Brands in
San Diego

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Clear Vision Without Glasses

Wearing glasses isn’t the only way to sharpen your vision. Contact lenses can offer clear sight without bulky frames, freeing up your beautiful face so you can share it with the world.

Contacts can help you play sports and participate in other dynamic activities without potentially damaging your eyewear. For many, these lenses also make an excellent alternative to glasses for everyday use. Either way, our eye doctors are ready to help you find the right lenses for your lifestyle.

What Is a Contact Lens Exam?

A contact lens exam is the first step to clear vision without bulky eyewear. Your eye doctor will use the information they gather to match you with lenses that correct your vision and feel comfortable.

Contact lens exams usually include all the steps of a standard eye exam, along with a few extra questions. We may look for:

We’ll also take some measurements to help ensure your new contacts fit properly. We often look at:

After the Tests

Once our tests and measurements are complete, we’ll give you a pair of trial lenses to use on your own for a short period. If you like them, we’ll order a supply for you and teach you how to maintain your new lenses effectively. You may also recommend booking a follow-up visit or two, so we can make sure your eyes are adjusting properly.

Types of Contact Lenses

Soft Contact Lenses

Soft contacts made from silicone hydrogel allow oxygen to pass through and nourish the eye’s surface. These lenses are popular because they tend to be easy to use and relatively inexpensive.

Soft contacts come in daily disposable and extended wear varieties and can be made in various shapes to accommodate different eyes. We’ll be happy to recommend soft contacts for your specific needs.

Rigid Gas-Permeable Lenses

Rigid gas-permeable (RGP) lenses are made from more durable silicone compounds and usually sit in front of the eye’s surface. The surface of these lenses can often compensate for an irregularly shaped cornea, so we often recommend RGP lenses for people with astigmatism.

RGP lenses can take more getting used to than soft contacts, but they also tend to be more durable and last longer. We’ll let you know if RGP lenses seem like a good idea for you.

Our Brands

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The options are nearly endless when it comes to ACUVUE® brand contact lenses – the #1 contact lens brand in the world. Long-lasting comfort and clear vision can be yours with a contact lens in the ACUVUE® brand family.

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Air Optix

Utilizing silicon hydrogel technology, Air Optix contact lenses are well known for comfort and oxygen permeability. They are available in a variety of prescriptions and varieties, including toric lenses.

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Bausch + Lomb

Bausch + Lomb is one of the best-known and most respected 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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Unlike many other silicone hydrogel lenses, Biofinity contact lenses incorporate a naturally wettable material that maintains a hydrophilic (water-loving) property throughout the lens.  This means no surface treatments, additives, coatings, or wetting agents are needed.

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Clariti 1-Day

All Clariti 1-Day lenses feature high water content — a key feature for comfort. AquaGen™ technology makes it possible. The AquaGen™ process creates a lens that naturally attracts and binds water molecules to the lens surface, so your eyes can stay moist and comfortable throughout your day.

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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.

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CooperVision Proclear

Proclear by CooperVision are a line of daily-disposable contact lenses with options available for nearly every corrective lens prescription need, including options for astigmatism. Designed in USA, they feature Phosphorylcholine, a material that attracts water and encourages healthy eye hydration.

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Dailies Total 1

Excellent comfort until the end of the day with breathable construction. This lens is designed to provide a surface that’s over 80% water, mimicking the same as the surface of your eye. Dailies Total 1 provide a new era in daily disposables.

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CooperVision® MyDay® lenses feature everything you need for an exceptional overall daily disposable experience: all-day comfort, easy lens insertion and removal, and a highly breathable lens that helps provides a healthier lens-wearing experience.

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Where to Find Us

Our practice is inside Mira Mesa Mall, just off of Mira Mesa Boulevard in San Diego.

  • 8230 Mira Mesa Boulevard, B
  • San Diego, CA 92126

Hours of Operation

  • Monday: 8:30 AM 5:30 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:30 AM 5:30 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:30 AM 5:30 PM
  • Thursday: 8:30 AM 5:30 PM
  • Friday: 8:30 AM 4:30 PM
  • Saturday: 8:30 AM 4:30 PM
  • Sunday: Closed

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