Contact Lenses

Don't like the look or inconvenience of wearing eyeglasses? There are many contact lens options available to bring your world into focus.

Choate Eye Associates is the top provider of high-quality contact lenses in the Nashville, Goodlettsville, and Hendersonville, TN, area.

Learn how Dr. Walter Choate and his staff can expertly diagnose your vision needs and fit you with just the right kind of content lenses. Ready to begin? You can request an appointment right now.

Contact Lenses

Don't like the look or inconvenience of wearing eyeglasses? There are many contact lens options available to bring your world into focus.

Choate Eye Associates is the top provider of high-quality contact lenses in the Nashville, Goodlettsville, and Hendersonville, TN, area.

Learn how Dr. Walter Choate and his staff can expertly diagnose your vision needs and fit you with just the right kind of content lenses. Ready to begin? You can request an appointment right now.

How Do Contact Lenses Work?

Contact lenses work almost exactly like glasses. When worn, they bend and focus light on your retina, allowing for sharp, clear vision. The big difference is that no one else can tell you're wearing them!

Like glasses, contacts are appropriate for a wide range of prescriptions. They can help patients with refractive errors like nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, and presbyopia (age-related farsightedness) see life clearly. If you wear eyeglasses, there's an excellent chance that contacts are right for you as well.

Our Goodlettsville optometry office is also an optical boutique offering a vast selection of the latest eyeglasses and contact lenses designed to address all kinds of vision concerns. Patients seeking sharper vision can find help with our board-certified optometrist, no matter the need.

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Contact Lenses Are Easy to Wear

Why Choose Dr. Choate for Your Contacts?

Walter Choate, OD, is a highly respected, board-certified physician and expert in the diagnosis and treatment of ocular diseases. He has been practicing in the Nashville, TN, area, near Goodlettsville and Hendersonville, since 1979. Dr. Choate is also an FDA consultant, meaning new eye care technologies are often available at his high-end, medical optometry practice before they're available to other doctors.

Affiliations Include:

  • American Academy of Opticians
  • American Optometric Association
  • National Board of Examiners in Optometry

Make an appointment today, either online or by phone, for a state-of-the-art eye exam or contact lens consultation at Choate Eye Associates of Nashville, TN. You'll be impressed with the care and precision you'll experience from Dr. Choate and his friendly, knowledgeable staff.

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In addition to affording us the opportunity to try new technologies early, Dr. Choate's status as an FDA consultant means he possesses an exceptional understanding of which lens types are safe, appropriate, and effective for common concerns and unique concerns alike.

"Great care for my vision." See What Our Patients Are Saying

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Johnna Norris

Goodlettsville, TN

2024

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Incredible experience. Staff very helpful and engaged. Dr Choate was very helpful and thorough in explaining the problem and processes correcting my vision problems.

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jamglowzy

Goodlettsville, TN

2024

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Very pleased with Dr. Choate’s office. Everyone is friendly and helpful, on time, and great care for my vision.

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Contacts for All Needs and Lifestyles Get in Touch With Dr. Choate Today

Our Nashville team takes pride in offering a selection of contact lenses that can meet virtually any need our patients have. Let us put our expertise to work and help you select the type of lens that works best for you. Contact us online or give our office a call:

"Knowledgeable and so helpful." Your Clear Vision Is Our Mission

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Jenni Heyde

Goodlettsville, TN

2024

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Everyone at Choate does a great job. They are friendly, knowledgeable, patient, and go above and beyond in their care. I’ve had to go to other offices because of insurance issues and am so happy to be back at Choate!

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Kristi Mejia

Goodlettsville, TN

2023

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My boys and I have been going to Choate Eye Associates for years. Dr. Choate and his staff are knowledgeable and so helpful. My eyes are hard to fit for contacts and at one point I was told I couldn’t wear contacts. Dr. Choate worked with me until we found ones that would work. We have been going there ever since. I highly recommend them.

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Are Contacts Covered by Insurance? 

Yes, contacts are usually partially or completely covered by insurance, depending on your vision plan. Keep in mind that contacts used for cosmetic purposes, like eye color-changing lenses, are not eligible for coverage. Choate Eye Associates accepts most types of insurance. Reach out to us at any time to confirm your coverage with our friendly, knowledgeable staff.

We also accept financing through CareCredit® to ensure the benefits of contacts are affordably available to all our patients, regardless of insurance status. CareCredit offers loans that carry little to no interest. You can pay in monthly installments that complement your unique budget.

Contact Lens FAQ

If you're been relying on glasses to correct your vision for a long time, you may have some questions about how contacts work and how to care for them. Our Nashville team is happy to provide the answers you need for patients in Goodlettsville, Hendersonville, and nearby. If you have another question about contacts that wasn't answered below, feel free to send us a message whenever you like.

Can I wear my contacts in the bath or shower? What about while swimming?

As a rule, contact lenses and water should never mix. Exposure to water can affect the way the lens interacts with your eye and may even cause an eye infection if water finds its way between the lens and your eye. Avoid wearing contacts while bathing, swimming, in the sauna, or anywhere else they may be heavily exposed to water.

How do I keep my contacts clean and in good condition?

The only things you’ll need to maintain your contacts are a contact lens case and a special disinfecting solution made for contacts. Dr. Choate can recommend the right cleaning solution for your lenses. You'll use the disinfecting solution rather than soap to clean your contacts. Always store them within the special case to keep them from getting dirty or lost.

My kid is interested in wearing contacts instead of glasses. Is this a good option?

Contacts can be a great choice for responsible young patients who don't want to wear eyeglasses. Though we don't recommend contacts for children under 10, tweens and teens are often excellent candidates. Dr. Choate will be happy to talk to you and your child about this option together.

"Dedicated to providing the best care possible" Wonderful Reviews From the Nashville Area

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Kobe or Kristy Bess

Goodlettsville, TN

2023

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Oh my goodness, what can I say, this has been the best experience! I’m so blown away with the friendliness of staff and Dr Choate as well! Walking into an office that’s friendly, is on the top of my list of things I like to see, and not only that, they truly care about their patients! It’s not just which is better, one or two….its an in-depth appointment! Dr Choate is wonderful and he takes his time with you, explaining everything you need to know! Highly recommend this practice!

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C K

Goodlettsville, TN

2023

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Choate Eye Associates is simply the best optometry practice in the Nashville area! Dr. Choate and his staff are professional, friendly, and vitally important to me and my quality of life. Prior to finding Dr. Choate, I visited several other practices in failed attempts to find someone who understood how to manage my gas permeable contact lenses. Dr. Choate is extremely skilled and dedicated to providing the best care possible, and I have been a loyal patient now for years. I highly recommend making the short drive to visit his practice!

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Choate Eye Associates

Choate Eye Associates has been delivering high-quality, compassionate eye care to the Nashville community since 1979. We are affiliated with various leading organizations in the field, including: 

  • American Academy of Optometry
  • American Optometric Association 
  • National Board of Examiners in Optometry 

To schedule a consultation at our practice, call us at (615) 851-7575 or request an appointment online

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"I am very pleased with the attention I received at Choate Eye Associates. Dr. Choate is very thorough and does a wonderful job of explaining what he is doing and what he is looking for in the exam." Dianal - Comprehensive Eye Care Patient

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