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A valid prescription is necessary when ordering contact lenses online. The definition for a valid prescription varies from state to state but most states require the prescription be written within 1-2 years of when it is filled. Some of the important information included on a contact lens prescription includes:
• Patient name
• Date of eye exam
• Contact information for eye care professional who wrote the prescription
• Power of the prescribed lenses
• Material or manufacturer of the prescribed lenses
• Base curve