Define Contacts Roanoke VA, Salem, Vinton, Botetourt, New Castle VA

Define contacts Roanoke VA are special contact lenses that not only improve the vision but also define the eyes, as the name suggests. They are available with Dr Shelton at the Shelton Eye Care clinic where trained medical professionals take care of your medical needs when it comes to eyes. Every doctor or medical personnel is not qualified to perform all the procedures that are covered in medicine for eyes. Optometrists for example can give you contact lenses and prescribe glasses to you but they can’t perform complex procedures like eye surgery. Also they can’t prescribe medicines beyond a certain range. It is important for them to refer patients to a specialist should the procedure be beyond their scope and limitation. No referral is required to see an optometrist and the eye care bills that you get in the end are mostly covered by your medical insurance.

At Dr Shelton’s clinic, we make sure that you get all the required information in your eye treatment which includes whether the certain treatment will be covered by insurance or not. There are practitioners who can only prescribe glasses and contact lenses. They are called orthoptists. They do not specialize in anything else like prescribing medicines or diagnosing a disease. Even contact lenses should be taken from a specialist because they are made to measure your eyeball. Orthoptists work with senior medical specialists in the field of eye and also do research in low vision agencies.

Wearing contact lenses is very convenient when you are tired of taking care of your glasses. Also it is convenient in cases where the spectacles become a nuisance to carry. The nose rests of glasses can leave nasty marks in your nose. In this case wearing lenses is a very good option but make sure your lenses are bought from the qualified lens providers. Orthoptists will provide clinical assessment about your lens size and shape after which the suitable lenses would be subscribed to you. The job can also be done by dispensing opticians who follow the prescriptions of optometrists, ophthalmologists and orthoptists in making the suitable lenses and spectacles for your eyes.

At Dr Shelton’s hospital; Shelton Eye Care, you will have to keep a follow up after the treatment and the staff is likely to guide you well in a professional manner about any repairs, adjustments and maintenance needed with your Define contacts Roanoke VA for a safer and more convenient experience.

Contact us at  (540) 265-7420 to request an appointment to have your vision examined or to be fitted for contact lenses.



For patients ages 5 through Senior Citizen. Children 4 and under should be seen at Vistar Eye Center by a Pediatric Ophthalmologist.