Contact Lenses

Contact Lenses From Our Eye Doctors in Terre Haute

Most eye doctors spend a fair amount of time performing exams for and fitting contact lenses. Dr. Steven Black and Dr. Kayla Black provide quality eye care in Terre Haute, IN, including contact lens exams, eye wellness exams, and prescription glasses. Our office fits contacts for most people, including hard to fit contact lenses and cosmetic colored options.

Contact Lenses

Contact Lens Eye Care 

Contact lenses come in a wide variety of options these days for people seeking eye care in Terre Haute. Soft lenses are very popular and contacts such as rigid gas permeable lenses are useful for some conditions. You can find lenses that fit your needs, there's a variety of options for everyone.

How Long Are Contacts Good For?

How long the contact lens is intended to be worn for is another variable. Daily disposable lenses are worn for one day, from morning until bedtime, and then thrown away.  Daily disposable contact lenses are the healthiest for the eyes.  Other kinds of disposable lenses are intended to be worn during the day and taken out at night for cleaning, and can be worn for two weeks or up to a month. Some lenses are approved for continuous wear, which means that you don't have to take them out at night for a period of time and can range from a few days to a month.

Special Contact Lenses For Specific Eye Conditions

Contacts for astigmatism are common, and even come in daily disposable and extended wear options.  Certain brands of contact lenses also offer UV protection built in the lens to help protect the eye from harmful rays from the sun.  Presbyopia is another condition that can now be treated with contact lenses.  These type of contacts enable you to see far away and up close without the use of glasses.  Even patients with conditions like dry eye and keratoconus can usually find a contact that works for them.

Of course, contact lenses can also be used to spice up your appearance. Cosmetic colored lenses are available in both prescription and non-prescription forms. All kinds of colors are available, from natural to vibrant shades.

A contact lens is similar to a standard vision exam. We will measure the refractive error to determine what kind of contacts you might need, measure the front curvature of your eye for the perfect fit, as well as assessing your general eye health. You can always ask what we are doing at any point during the exam.

If you have a condition such as keratoconus, astigmatism or dry eye, we will discuss the best options for your specific needs. We will discuss with everybody the types of contact lenses available and the pros and cons of each. 

Get Your Contacts Fitted by Dr. Black, Call Today To Make An Appointment!

Dr. Blacks' office is open Monday through Friday and fit contact lenses for many people. If you need any kind of eye care in Terre Haute, IN, contact us today to set up an appointment. We can be reached at (812) 299-3937 or through our website. New patients seeking contact lenses or any other kind of eye care are welcome!

Exclusive Offer

Buy 1 complete pair of glasses (frame and lenses) and receive a 30% discount on a second pair that same day.

No form settings found. Please configure it.

Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule





















Find us on the map


Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "I was very impressed with Dr. Kayla Black. I went there for the 1st time and she was very thorough and went above and beyond. Michelle was very friendly, helpful, and went over insurance details. I highly recommend! Thanks to Cindy Ewing for the referral."
    Rachelle Randle Christian
  • "As always very caring and respectful, I would recommend to anyone even though I don't have insurance to cover the cost well worth it and 20% discount for cash customers."
    Chris Wence

Featured Articles

Read up on informative topics

  • Nystagmus

    Nystagmus is a vision condition characterized by repetitive, uncontrolled eye movements. These involuntary eye movements may be side-to-side, up and down, or in a circular pattern, which hinders the eyes’ ability to focus on a steady object. Individuals with nystagmus may hold their heads in unusual ...

    Read More
  • Macular Hole

    The condition known as a macular hole refers to a tiny break in the macula that results in blurry or distorted vision. To fully understand the condition, one must understand eye anatomy. The macula is a spot located in the center of the retina (the back portion of the eye). Located where light comes ...

    Read More
  • How It Helps

    The goal of vision therapy is to treat vision problems that cannot be fully addressed through eyeglasses, contact lenses or surgery. For example, studies show that vision therapy may be beneficial for addressing eyestrain and other issues that can affect a child’s reading abilities. The human brain ...

    Read More
  • How It Works

    Vision therapy, also referred to as vision training, neuro-vision therapy, or vision rehabilitation, is an optometry subspecialty. Vision therapy is prescribed to develop, improve and/or enhance visual function so an individual’s vision system functions more smoothly. Vision therapy can be beneficial ...

    Read More
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    One of the leading causes of vision loss in people who are age 50 or older is age-related macular degeneration (AMD). This common eye condition leads to damage of a small spot near the center of the retina called the macula. The macula provides us with the ability to clearly see objects that are straight ...

    Read More
  • Signs and Symptoms Checklist

    Vision therapy, which is also known as vision training or visual training, is an individualized treatment program that can help identify and correct perceptual-cognitive deficiencies that are impacting visual learning, focus, and concentration. Vision Therapy for Children: Checklist While individuals ...

    Read More
  • Pediatric Ophthlamology

    Ophthalmology addresses the physiology, anatomy and diseases of the eyes. Pediatric ophthalmology focuses on the eyes of children. Pediatric ophthalmologists examine children’s eyes to see if they need corrective lenses or other treatments to improve their vision. Training for Pediatric Ophthalmologists Pediatric ...

    Read More
  • Presbyopia

    Somewhere around the age of 40, most people’s eyes lose the ability to focus on close-up objects. This condition is called presbyopia. You may start holding reading material farther away, because it is blurry up close. Reading suddenly gives you eyestrain. You might wonder when manufacturers started ...

    Read More
  • Myopia

    Myopia, or nearsightedness, means that your eyes can see close objects clearly but struggle to see things in the distance. Nearly 30 percent of Americans are nearsighted. This condition usually develops in children and teenagers, up to about the age of 20. A teacher or parent might notice a child squinting ...

    Read More
  • Diabetic Eye Diseases

    Diabetes is a condition that involves high blood sugar (glucose) levels. This can affect many parts of the body, including the eyes. One of the most common diabetic eye diseases is diabetic retinopathy, which is also a leading cause of blindness in American adults. Diabetic Retinopathy Diabetic retinopathy ...

    Read More

Newsletter Sign Up