Contact Lenses and Glasses

As a contact lens or glasses wearer, it is important that you receive regular eye exams to ensure prescription accuracy.

Maintaining your eye health is the primary mission of the Henry Ford Department of Ophthalmology and Eye Care Services. As a contact lens or glasses wearer, it is important that you receive regular eye exams to ensure prescription accuracy. Contact lens wearers also must be monitored yearly to prevent or treat complications.

The right contact lenses for you

There are many types of contact lenses, and Henry Ford contact lens specialists can introduce you to the best lens to meet your visual needs and enhance your daily lifestyle. We are committed to providing a highly personalized experience at each office visit, answering your questions about contact lenses, and will spend as long as it takes to ensure that you are comfortable with your lenses.

Utilizing the most advanced technology and drawing on years of experience, Henry Ford has helped countless people – from those with routine nearsightedness and farsightedness, to those with complex eye conditions – successfully wear contact lenses.

Coordinated eye care

Henry Ford Ophthalmology is a partner with Henry Ford OptimEyes, providing coordinated care for your whole family. Henry Ford Ophthalmology and Henry Ford OptimEyes both offer expertise in comprehensive optometry at several locations throughout southeast Michigan. In addition, these optometrists work in conjunction with Henry Ford ophthalmologists to diagnose, treat and manage a wide range of eye conditions, including:

At Henry Ford, patients come first.

The Henry Ford Department of Ophthalmology is committed to providing our patients with compassionate, personalized care. We feature the most advanced treatments in eye care and are dedicated to vision research – always staying at the forefront of innovation. A leader in Michigan, as well as one of the largest ophthalmology practices in the United States, we treat more than 55,000 patients per year at 12 locations throughout southeast Michigan. In addition, our team works closely with Henry Ford Medical Group physicians in other departments, providing multidisciplinary, coordinated care for those patients who need it.

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