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Do I Need an Eye Test for Contact Lenses?

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Make no mistake: We love eyeglasses at West Coast Optical. We stock our optical boutique with all the latest trends in frames and lenses, and rock the most fashionable specs in town. However, we completely understand why our clients would consider switching to contact lenses.  Over the last decade, there have been significant advancements in […]

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Can I Use My Eyeglass Prescription for Contact Lenses?

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Glasses can provide you with clear vision, but what happens if you want contact lenses? Can you use your current prescription to get contacts? The answer is more complex than you think.  Glasses and contacts are similar, but they have a few key differences in how prescriptions work. Continue reading to learn more, including if […]

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Improve the Way Your Eyes Both Look & See with Coloured Contact Lenses from West Coast Optical

Contact lenses have undergone many amazing advancements over the years but none are more fun than colour changing contact lenses.  From booking a gig to simply preferring a different eye color, there are many reasons people purchase coloured contacts. After all, people change their hair colour all the time, so why not change their eye […]

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West Coast Optical Offers Expert & Personalized Fitting Services for Contact Lenses

The team at West Coast Optical understands, from experience, the discomfort of poorly fitted contact lenses. They know that their patients require quality fitting services that will allow them to achieve perfect vision with superior lens comfort. That’s why they’ve developed an expert-based service that ensures all patients have convenient access to both quality lenses […]

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