If yes – A yearly contact lens evaluation is necessary to renew and buy new contact lenses. The contact lens exam is not part of the comprehensive eye health or refractive vision test examination. Contact lens patients require additional testing, time measuring and monitoring to evaluate the design and fit of their current lenses, the health of the eye as it relates to contacts or in the case of a new wearer, their suitability to wear contacts. The contact lens fee-varies with complexity of the lens design and diagnostic fitting time. Insurance or vision benefit plans may contribute an allowance.