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Contact Lenses

Tired of blurry vision and bulky glasses? Contact lenses from our La Jolla, CA, office can bring clear focus without those limitations.

From daily lenses to multifocal options, our optometry office can provide you with the prescription and lenses you need to see clearly.

If you want to subtly and efficiently correct your vision with contact lenses, visit Drs. Gordon and Wildon Wong at GW Eye Associates.

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How Can I Tell When I Need a New Prescription?

Sometimes, the months fly by, and we completely forget about going to the optometrist. However, your body may be giving you signs that you need a new glasses or contacts prescription. They include:

  • Squinting
  • Blurry or worsened vision
  • Difficulty seeing in the dark
  • Headaches
  • Double vision
  • Tired eyes

Need New Contacts? We've Got You Covered

​Contact Lens Appointments

If the time has come to renew your prescription, you can always visit the eye doctors at GW Eye Associates for a contact lens exam.

Online Contact Ordering

No need to leave your home to order! Both new and existing patients can request new contact lenses from our website.

La Jolla Patients Trust Our Optometrists Dr. Wildon Wong and Dr. Gordon Wong


A Blair


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Dr. Wong was awesome! He is the first optometrist to ever explain my astigmatism to me and also the first to give me a different contact lens for each eye. He also explained to me my options for contact lenses with details about my eye comfort and didn't leave out any information about the difference in cost etc. It's refreshing to have a doctor who seemed to really care. I really recommend going to him to anyone, but especially people who have worse vision or a separate prescription and/or people who like to really weigh their options when it comes to contacts and comfort!

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Linda Moore


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Gordon Wong is bar none the very best eye doctor I have ever had. I have had visual and other various eye challenges throughout my life.

Gordon spends the time and attention with every patient, carefully explaining procedures and conditions. He has state of the art equipment to handle my eye health and checkups with almost every aspect of care, and he provides excellent referrals to other health care professionals for things outside his scope. He is wonderful!

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Contacts and Glasses Make the Perfect Pair

Sometimes, you may not be able to use your contact lenses.

From a contagious disease like pink eye to a corneal scratch, your optometrist may advise that you switch to glasses in certain situations.

Fortunately, we have a wide variety of glasses to choose from — and we can add your prescription lenses on site.

Not sure where to start? Need help deciding?

GW Eye Associates can provide eye exams, contacts, and glasses. Contact our optometry office or call

(858) 454-4699

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At our La Jolla and Del Mar offices, Drs. Gordon and Wildon Wong offer glasses, along with contact lenses in brands like Biofinity, Air Optix, and Acuvue.

To fit you with new contact lenses, we will take measurements of both eyes to determine the proper diameter, curvature, and degree of correction you need.

What to Expect At Your Eye Exam and Fitting

​La Jolla patients can truly see the difference after their appointment at GW Eye Associates.
​La Jolla patients can truly see the difference after their appointment at GW Eye Associates.

Routine Eye Exam

One of our optometrists will conduct your yearly exam. This will include looking at an eye chart, a glaucoma screening, and a slit lamp examination.

Semi-Regular Pupil Dilation

Typically, you can expect to have your pupils dilated every two years. Advancing technology means that you don't have to deal with the discomfort — or have someone drive you home.

Contact Lens Fitting

During your eye exam, we will fit you with a pair of contacts. That way, we can ensure that they correct your vision properly. You can also pick the most comfortable lens, with options like Acuvue and AirOptix.

Prescription Lens Purchase

From stylish glasses to discrete contacts, we have a wide variety of prescription vision options. We can even fit your glasses prescriptions in house.

Your Disposable Soft
Contact Options

GW Eye Associates is proud to feature a variety of quality disposable soft contact lenses like:

  • Bausch & Lomb
  • CooperVision
  • Acuvue
  • Biofinity
  • Alcon
  • Air Optix

Your Hard and Specialty Contact Options

You can also purchase prescription hard and specialty lenses from brands like:

  • Alden Optical
  • Art Optical
  • Carter Contact
  • GP Specialists
  • SynergEyes®
  • TruForm
  • Visionary
  • SpecialEyes

Contact Lenses in Action

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Contact lenses from brands like Acuvue, Biofinity, and Air Optix correct your vision without any noticeable change to your appearance. Embrace your individuality and clear eyesight with a pair of prescription lenses from our La Jolla, CA, office.

Hear from Our Happy La Jolla Patients


Sheila Ferguson


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Always friendly and always professional. I have been a patient in this practice for 25 years and Dr. Wong and their team always offer the latest science and modern procedures for testing eye health and providing vision improvement. I also love their selection of eyewear.

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Cyndie Volpone


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It is always a pleasure to have an appointment at Gordon Wong Eye Design and Optometry. I am never rushed and always feel like my eye concerns are their concerns as well. I would highly recommend!

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​Keep Your Eyes Healthy With the Proper Contact Care

Contacts require a bit more maintenance than glasses. Though it may sound simpler to avoid these steps, don't give in to that urge. Otherwise, you may encounter problems like eye infections or pink eye.

When you rely on contact lenses, you should:

Follow Lens Discarding Guidelines

Some contacts can last a few weeks, while others like DAILIES are intended only for a single day's use. Follow the instructions written on the package of your contact lenses to avoid injury or worsening vision.

Wash Your Hands Thoroughly

Before you even think about putting in your contact lenses, you should wash your hands thoroughly. This will prevent you from spreading germs, or even causing an infection.

Inspect Your Lenses Daily

Sometimes, your lenses may have small tears. They may also have hair or other materials stuck to them. Inspect your lenses before you wear them to avoid tiny scratches on your eyes, and discard them if necessary.

Clean Your Contact Lenses

Each day, you should clean your contact lenses using the same saline solution you store them in. You should place them on a clean palm, and carefully massage in drops of the solution for 15-20 seconds.

Do You Accept Insurance?

GW Eye Associates in La Jolla accepts insurance like VSP, EyeMed, United Healthcare, Signa, and Blue Cross. We also accept CareCredit®.

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GW Eye Associates

Our team at GW Eye Associates in La Jolla and Del Mar can provide a wide range of high-quality eye care services. Dr. Gordon G. Wong and Dr. Wildon C. Wong have over 45 years of combined experience and belong to several prestigious organizations, including:

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Optometric Association

For more information about our services, contact our office online or call us at (858) 454-4699 today.

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