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Contact Lens Fittings Bloomington

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All You Need to Know

Looking for eyewear that’s more versatile or tired of relying on glasses? Contact lenses offer an excellent alternative. They’re not just for correcting your vision but also ideal for special occasions, sports, or weekends when you want the freedom of glasses-free vision. Our doctors are dedicated to providing you with comfort and flexibility to suit your busy schedule. Schedule an appointment today to embark on your contact lens journey.


At Art of Optiks, we prioritize top-notch contact lens consultations and fitting services. Our doctors take the time to understand you and your eyes, ensuring that contact lenses seamlessly integrate with your lifestyle. With our wealth of experience, we offer an informative and comfortable experience to meet all your contact lens needs.

Contact Lens Consultation

Our doctors stay well-informed about the ongoing advancements in the contact lens industry, always striving to enhance comfort, convenience, and accessibility for wearers. When determining if contact lenses are the right choice for you, several key factors are taken into account.


Our doctors invest time in understanding your lifestyle and overall health, carefully assessing how these factors influence the optimal contact lens options for your unique needs. Specific eye conditions, such as astigmatism and dry eye syndrome, can present unique challenges, and our doctors conduct thorough evaluations to ensure that contact lenses are a suitable fit for you. Our diverse range of lens options includes:

  • Daily Disposables
  • Monthly Disposables
  • Toric Lenses for Astigmatism
  • Multifocals
  • Monovision
  • Toric Multifocals
  • Scleral Lenses
  • Ortho-Keratology
  • RGPs
  • Hybrid Lenses

In conjunction with our contact lens consultation, you’ll receive a personalized one-on-one session designed to help you become comfortable with contact lenses. Transitioning from glasses to contacts can be a bit daunting, particularly for newcomers. Our experienced technicians will provide step-by-step guidance on proper insertion and removal techniques, effectively addressing any uncertainties and bolstering your confidence.

Dry Eye

Dry eye is a more prevalent condition than you might think. It occurs when your eyes don’t have enough lubrication from tears, leading to symptoms such as:


  • Stinging and Burning
  • Blurred Vision
  • Scratchy or Gritty Feeling
  • Redness or Irritation


For some individuals, dryness can impact the comfort of wearing contact lenses. But don’t fret; we’re here with customized solutions specifically for you! We utilize cutting-edge technology to effectively address dryness. And here’s the exciting part – our doctors even offer contact lenses designed to treat dry eye disease!


Astigmatism is a highly prevalent condition characterized by an irregular shape of the eye’s front surface. This uneven curvature disrupts the proper bending of light rays, leading to symptoms such as:


  • Blurry or Distorted Vision
  • Eyestrain
  • Headaches
  • Discomfort or the Need to Squint


Individuals with mild to moderate astigmatism frequently discover relief through the use of eyeglasses or contact lenses. These corrections effectively counteract the irregular corneal and lens curves. If you’re experiencing any of these symptoms, our doctors are available to conduct a comprehensive eye examination to determine whether astigmatism is a factor.

Contact Lens Fitting

Your eyes are as distinct as you are, and our doctors are committed to finding the perfect, comfortable contact lenses for you. Before undergoing a contact lens fitting, it’s advisable to schedule a comprehensive eye examination to ensure your eyes are healthy for lens wear and to rule out any underlying issues that may impede their use. During this appointment, our doctors will walk you through the process of inserting and removing contacts, ensuring your comfort, and determining the most suitable type of contact lens for your lifestyle. They will also take precise measurements to ensure that the selected lens aligns perfectly with the unique contours of your eyes, considering factors like:


  • Corneal Curvature
  • Pupil Size
  • Tear Film Evaluation


Our primary goal is to provide you with an exceptional contact lens experience, guaranteeing a proper and comfortable fit. We offer a wide range of contact lens types, materials, sizes, and even colors. Feel free to ask any questions during your fitting, and if you have specific preferences regarding contact lens brands, please let us know. Your satisfaction and comfort remain our utmost priorities.

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Learning to Use Contacts

Indulge in the pinnacle of comfort and confidence through our personalized contact lens fitting process. Our dedicated doctors ensure that your unique needs are addressed through tailored discussions. Whether it’s a single session or multiple appointments, we prioritize your optimal comfort. Benefit from expert care instructions and invaluable insights on contact lens care:


  • Proper Lens Cleaning Techniques
  • Accurate Procedures for Insertion and Removal
  • General Usage Recommendations
  • Identification of Possible Irregular Symptoms
  • Appropriate Cleaning Solutions
  • Utilization of Rewetting Drops


Make the transition to contact lenses for enhanced comfort and freedom. Our committed team of physicians provides you with all the information you need for a seamless switch. Feel free to ask any questions – your satisfaction remains our topmost concern.

Follow-Up Exams

Once you’ve obtained your prescription, take a moment to familiarize yourself with your new contact lenses. Our experts highly recommend scheduling a follow-up appointment as the next crucial step in your contact lens journey. This follow-up appointment plays a pivotal role in ensuring not only precise fitting but also a smooth transition and adaptation for your eyes. Our ultimate goal goes beyond providing optimal vision; it extends to securing your maximum comfort and confidence in your new lenses.


The follow-up appointment holds significant value as it acts as a safeguard for your ongoing eye health. Through regular follow-ups and annual examinations, we establish a comprehensive approach to monitor your eye’s well-being. This proactive approach enables us to make any necessary adjustments, ensuring that your contact lenses continue to provide the best possible experience.


If you happen to encounter any discomfort or experience dryness while wearing your contact lenses, rest assured that our dedicated medical professionals are readily available to assist you. Sometimes, such issues may indicate the need for a change in the type of contact lens or the disinfecting solution you’re using. Our team is committed to addressing any concerns you may have and guiding you toward a solution that ensures both your comfort and optimal eye health.

Locations & Doctors

Experience exceptional eye care delivered by our esteemed team of renowned doctors who prioritize clear communication and specialize in treating patients of all age groups. At Art of Optiks, we are strong advocates of personalized experiences tailored to meet your unique eye needs. Expect comprehensive appointments meticulously designed to cater to your individuality.


Our eye care locations, in collaboration with Twin Cities Vision Therapy, are under the guidance of the esteemed Dr. Whitman. Driven by a commitment to enhancing lives across various age groups, Dr. Whitman specializes in pediatric care, routine examinations, contact lenses, and the expert management of a wide range of eye conditions. With multiple accessible locations, Art of Optiks ensures that you have convenient access to our comprehensive services. Embark on your contact lens fitting journey at one of our locations in Edina or Wayzata today.

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