Once having had a comprehensive eye examination, patients can start the process of acquiring contacts by going through a contact lens exam, the type of which will be determined by the results of your eye exam. The contact lens fitting will determine the parameters that will best work for your eyes and prescription. There are many types of contact lens fitting, so it is very important to first have an eye exam to determine the type of fitting that would be required. Contact lenses are an excellent choice for anyone who needs vision correction but does not want to wear glasses or have Lasik.