Wearing contact lenses are a great alternative to eyeglasses. However, many people think that contacts are one lens fits everyone kind of deal. However, this is not true. There are many different elements which are assessed and accounted for when having a proper contact fitting for contact lenses. This is because contact lenses are medical devices which can impact eye health and vision. Therefor, it is important to have a proper fitting by an optometrist or licensed contact lens optician when looking to wear lenses. When having a proper fitting, your eye care professional will go through many important steps. This will ensure you have a lens suited for your eyes and vision.