or this is the total cash for the copay and the contact lenses?
so may i have your email adress?
- Paul大先生Lv 59 年前最佳解答
[note: I'm a professional.]
In US, by law, you need prescription (Rx) to buy eyeglasses/Contact Lenses (CL).
第1次買隱形眼鏡 檢查眼睛 過程 (1) refraction (普通眼鏡驗光 ) ~30 minutes (2) contact lens fitting (隱形眼鏡驗配) first visit is done after refraction, ~30 min to 1 hr or longer, depends on how quick you learn. Dr. will check your base curve (眼球曲度), tear quality (淚液質量), then select best fit contact lenses, train you how to put on/take off your CL, and tell you things you need to know about your CL. Once you learn the on/off technique, you are allow to take the CL home. Your 2nd appointment should be about one week later. On that date, you should wear your CL about 4~8 hours prior to your appointment. Dr. will double check your eyes/CLs. If everything fine, you shall get your Rx for CL (and for eyeglasses). Please note that the Rx for eyeglasses and CL most likely will be different in Rx power.
Since you play sports (踢足球), you also need to wear a sport goggle to further protect your eye/CL.
但是請問我要戴硬式or軟式的會比較好? Nowadays, most people use soft CL. They are more comfortable.
But that's not all the questions you should ask. There are many different kind of Soft CL and other concerns.
if you have high astigmatism (高度散光), Dr. will fit you with toric lenses.if you have poor tear quality (i.e., dry eyes 乾眼症), Dr. will fit you with high water content/gas permeable (高水分/高透氧率) lensesif you want wear only few days in a week or only in special occasion, Dr. may fit you with 1-day disposable (日拋) lensesyou may ask for color CL w/ Rxfor those who are presbyopia (老花), Dr. may fit you with mono-vision or multi-focal lenses [this is probably NOT for you]be aware that you may not be a good candidate for CL due to the condition of your eyes.you stay in a dusty/high chemical mist environment, then you should NOT wear CL at all.if you need multiple kinds of CLs (i.e., 1-day disposable + 2-week disposable or color CL), your Rx MUST include all of them so you can purchase either one or all of them at retail store.
2011-08-25 03:04:25 補充：
About cost on eye exam. This is what I just checked with my local Costco:
regular eye exam for eyeglasses, i.e. refraction, $49 (included in all CL fitting)
CL fitting for spherical lenses $89
CL fitting for toric lenses $109
CL fitting for mono vision $99
CL fitting for multi-focal lenses $129
2011-08-25 03:05:08 補充：
(forgot to ask about hard contact, maybe $129(?))
dilation (瞳孔擴張/檢查眼底), optional, recommended done at least once every other year, $20 extra
2011-08-25 03:06:24 補充：
About annual cost on CL. They vary a lot. It also depends on where you buy them from. The range starts from US$200 to US$700+. In general, the more frequently you dispose your CL, the higher annual cost it will be.
2011-08-25 03:06:37 補充：
For vision insurance coverage, it varies a lot. Normally, the CL fitting fee extra is covered as part of your CL purchase.
Don't go to Walmart. They treat their employee poorly/badly.
2011-08-25 03:15:52 補充：
To get an eye exam/CL fitting in Costco, you do NOT need to be a member there. But to purchase eyeglasses/CL, you need the membership.
2011-08-25 03:19:55 補充：
I'm an Optician in US. I sell eyeglasses and contact lenses. If you have any question regarding eyeglasses/CL, email me. And I do read/write/speak Mandarin Chinese.
2011-08-25 03:37:39 補充：
所以說不能叫別人幫我買台灣的牌子再寄來給我? 有了處方後 在那裡買都可以.大部分美國的牌子台灣應該都有, 但是加上運費,很可能不會比較便宜. (對了, 你在美國那一州呢?) 又,一般美國高中學校給學生的醫療保險是不會付眼鏡/CL的錢的.
2011-08-25 04:19:45 補充：
to send me email, from my profile page
click on "寫信給他"參考資料： myself as a professional
- sLv 79 年前
知道度數不夠, 還要知道另一個跟眼球曲度有關係的數據. 要先去找驗光師檢查. 試戴, 一個星期後回去複診, 他才會給你處方. 有了處方, 哪裡買眼鏡都可以.
如果你都沒戴過隱形眼鏡, 還是要和驗光師討論哪種適合運動. 硬式隱形眼鏡不是每個人都戴的慣. 我也配過硬式, 適應了一年, 還是換軟式.
通常健康保險沒有保眼鏡的部份. 如果沒有保險, 或是保險公司指定的眼醫師收價太高, (250元是多年前的行情), 你自己的copay可能就要30-50元. 可以乾脆去找驗光師. Walmart和Costco很多都有賣眼鏡, 店裡也有驗光師. 75元就可以搞定.
2011-08-24 08:56:55 補充：
It should be SEVENTY FIVE, not point seven five.
等你有了處方簽, 你可以在Walmart買隱形眼鏡. 有時候他們還會有coupon.
2011-08-25 04:11:15 補充：
沒有保險是會給付隱形眼鏡費用的. 你有了處方簽, 還是可以在台灣買. 有時候是會比較便宜. 但是, 沒有先試戴, 不能光用眼鏡的度數去買隱形眼鏡參考資料： 滯美20多年, 以前也是用隱形眼鏡
- 9 年前