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Dr. Edwin R. Wallington, OD

Co-Owner, Doctor of Optometry

Dr. Edwin Wallington graduated high school from North Branch, Michigan in 1990. He then attended Ferris State University from 1990-1993, before going to Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, Illinois from 1993-1997. He graduated with his Doctor of Optometry degree and worked with various optical companies including D.O.C., Rx&Specs, and Lenscrafters from 1997-1999, before opening Visual Eyes in Lapeer, Michigan with his wife, Dr. Sonya Wallington, in 1999.

They currently still practice at Visual Eyes. In May of 2021, Ed & his wife also started Deliver Contacts (aka and then "Your Eye Show" in March of 2023, an educational weblog.

  • Doctor of Optometry
  • Optometry
  • Contact Lens Prescriptions & Benefits
  • Eye Health

  • Ferris State University
  • Illinois College of Optometry

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In addition to being co-owner of Deliver Contacts, Dr. Edwin is also co-owner of Visual Eyes in Lapeer, Michigan and hosts "Your Eye Show", an educational weblog covering contact lenses, ocular health, and all things eye related.

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Types of Contact Lenses (Style)


Do Contact Lenses Come in Different Styles? Yes. The most common type of contact lens worn today is the disposable contact lens, but it is not the only type of lens.  In the past, rigid gas permeable and yearly soft lenses were more common, but now are used by very…

Things you should never do if you wear contact lenses

2 Things You Should Never Do If You Wear Contacts


To help you be a responsible contact lens wearer, here are two things you should never do if you wear contacts—straight from Dr. Edwin Wallington, OD. Wearing contact lenses means you need to be responsible with your eyes and lenses because if you don’t, it can damage both your contact…

When should you get contact lenses

When Should You Get Contact Lenses? 9 Q + A’s About Contacts From An Eye Doctor


If you’re wondering when you should get contact lenses, you should know that the best way to answer that is to visit your eye doctor. Choosing contact lenses will depend on several factors, such as your age, lifestyle, and ability to clean your lenses. Outside of visiting your eye doctor…

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10 Rules for How to Take Care of Your Contacts, Straight From Your Eye Doctor


Before you wear contact lenses for the first time, it’s important to know how to properly care for them. Improper wear of contact lenses can actually lead to complications—from not being able to wear contacts in the future to something as serious as permanent vision loss.  I know that sounds…

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What to Expect at Your Eye Exam


If this is your first trip to the eye doctor’s, here is what to expect at your eye exam and some tips to get the most out of your exam.

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What Does Your Contact Lens Prescription Mean?


What does your contact lens prescription mean? An eye doctor breaks it down.

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When In Doubt, Take Your Contacts Out!


Do you have red eyes? Here’s what it might mean. Many contact lens wearers experience occasional irritation. But if you have red or irritated eyes, Dr. Wallington has one piece of advice for you: when in doubt, take those contacts out. What to Do If Your Eyes Are Red and…

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What You Should Know About the Big 4 Contact Lens Companies


Wondering where gets their contacts from? Here’s a closer look at some of the big contact lens companies. Deliver Contacts uses four major contact lens companies for their contact lens distribution: Each of these four contact lens companies exceeds expectations on contact lens design and development, and each distributes…

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What is a Valid Eye Prescription?


Understanding the Importance of a Valid Prescription for Purchasing Contact Lenses For those who rely on contact lenses for clear vision, having a valid eye prescription is of utmost importance. This written document contains all the essential details about your eyesight and the specific type of contact lenses you require.…