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I am having contact lens problem in the left eye. Presently,

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I am having contact...

I am having contact lens problem in the left eye. Presently, I am in another state, Florida, for the winter months. I need a new lens. Is it necessary to make an appointment with an MD eye doctor?

Doctor's Assistant: When was the last time you had your eyes checked? In general, how has your vision been lately?

August 1, 2017. I have enough contacts until I return in May but the left lens is blurry all of a sudden. The doctor from Michigan gave me a new left eye lens but something is not right. I started noticing the bluriness around Xmas.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

No never had cataracts? But the Doctor mentioned during the exam I may be coming to having them but no confirmation. I am 75 years?

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Eye Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 4 months ago
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Eye Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 4 months ago

So you are blurry even with new contacts?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
it started in December. Prior to that I thought I was fine. Left contact is blurry.
Eye Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 4 months ago

Ok you need to see an eye doctor where you are

it could be something else

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I need an appointment?
Eye Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 4 months ago

yes, you do

I would try to see one within the next 24 hours

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I will find someone else!
Eye Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 4 months ago

what do you mean?

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