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Have high eye power. Can I use contact lens with that high power? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 06-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good afternoon
User:i want to use contct lens
Doctor:Hi XXXXXXX please proceed with your query
User:right eye -8.25 cyl .50axis 25
User:left -8.00 cyl .50 axis 165
Doctor:Are you using glasses now.
User:i have long working hours
Doctor:The power mentioned by you is very high.
User:need lens having good oxygen supply and dont get dry
User:yes high power
Doctor:Latest had you gone for a refraction test?
User:yes yetserday
Doctor:The decision whether you can use a contact lens with that power can be taken only by an Ophthalmologist
User:plesae suggest correct number of lens for me and good company as per my requirment
User:yes his consent is there
Doctor:The lens number or power is as you have already mentioned
User:thats my glass number
Doctor:What you could do, is take the prescription to a spectacle dispenser shop
Doctor:They would be able to provide you with the full details of different types of contact lenses available at that power.
Doctor:Are you following me XXXXXX
Doctor:Are you there?
User:yes i m there
Doctor:You need to take your prescription to an Opticals.
User:ok thanks
Doctor:The optician would be the best person who can give you suggestion regarding best companies.
Doctor:Hope you have followed my answer.
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