Contact Lens Exams & Fittings in Liberty Village & Midtown

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Finding the Right Contact Lenses for You

Just like your eyes need a unique prescription, they also need a unique type of contact lens. If you’ve tried contacts in the past and thought they weren’t for you, there’s a chance you just didn’t have a suitable set.  

At See & Be Seen Eyecare, we have a detailed process to help you find the best pair of contacts that feel comfortable and correct your vision. After finding the ideal pair, we’ll provide care instructions and a tutorial on how to put in your lenses and take them out. 

Our 3-Step Process 

Step 1

The eye exam. Before we can find the right lenses for you, we need to check your overall eye health, ensuring we prescribe the appropriate lens type.

Then, the measurements. To measure the size and curvature of your cornea, we’ll use an instrument called a corneal topographer.

Based on the information we’ve gathered so far, we suggest the best lenses for your eyes. We’ll let you take these lenses home to try for a couple of days, making sure they’re comfortable. If you’re happy with them, we’ll write you a prescription to order a supply. If they aren’t suitable for you, we’ll keep trying lens types until we find the right ones.

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Our Specialty Contact Lenses 

Scleral Lenses

Scleral lenses differ from regular lenses in the contact they make with the eye. These lenses are a little larger, more comfortable, and usually don’t touch the cornea. Scleral lenses can help keep eyes dry and lower sensitivity to light.

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Ortho-K lenses are typically used for myopia control in children. The contact lenses are worn overnight and slowly correct the vision issue. During the day, kids remove the lenses and enjoy clear vision without wearing glasses or contacts.

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Our Brands

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ACUVUE

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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Alcon

Alcon has one mission: to provide innovative products that enhance quality of life by helping people see better. Alcon is uniquely poised to serve every contact lens wearer by addressing the full life cycle of their needs.

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Blanchard

Supplying Optometrists with quality contact lenses since 1986. A refreshing change from other name brand manufactures, Blanchard prides itself on their crisp vision and unique soft and custom made lenses in a variety of specialty designs.

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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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Zenlens

Zenlens scleral lenses are designed to bring ultimate comfort and stability. These remarkable lenses can be fine-tuned to give the ideal fit. Zenlens contacts are an excellent choice for visual clarity and ocular comfort.

OUR LOCATIONS

See & Be Seen
Eyecare downtown

  • #136 – 171 East Liberty Street
  • Toronto, ON M6K 3P6

See & Be Seen
Eyecare Midtown
(yonge & eglinton)

  • 2611 Yonge Street
  • Toronto, ON M4P 2J1

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Dry eye can make everyday tasks feel impossible. Reading, working, and even driving can become strenuous on your eyes and comfort. Fortunately, there are many different treatments available to help manage dry eye symptoms. IPL (intense pulsed light therapy) and LipiFlow are just 2 of the treatments we offer at See & Be Seen Eyecare. […]

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Dry eye can make everyday tasks feel impossible. Reading, working, and even driving can become strenuous on your eyes and comfort. Fortunately, there are many different treatments available to help manage dry eye symptoms. IPL (intense pulsed light therapy) and LipiFlow are just 2 of the treatments we offer at See & Be Seen Eyecare. […]

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Dry eyes can make wearing contact lenses difficult, causing discomfort and irritation. While contacts may feel uncomfortable with dry eyes, different lenses may feel better. If you wear contact lenses and have dry eyes, is there a better option available, such as daily disposable lenses? Continue reading to learn more about dry eye disease and […]

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Your eyes are one of your most defining physical features, and you can enhance their look in several ways with the help of products like makeup and eyelash extensions. However, it’s important to understand how these products could affect your eye comfort and increase the risk of developing conditions like blepharitis. Today, we’ll look at […]

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