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Scleral Lenses

How can Scleral lenses help me?

Scleral lenses do not rest on the cornea and provide the superior optics of a GP lens. They can be extremely beneficial if you face challenges like:
–  Keratoconus
–  Corneal transplant
–  Dry Eye or other forms of corneal disease
–  LASIK, RK or PRK
–  Trauma-damaged corneas

Scleral lenses can even work for patients who were never able to wear traditional contact lenses!

Scleral Lens

What are Scleral Lenses?

Scleral lenses are larger, durable contact lenses. They are made with the same breathable lens material as gas permeable lenses.
Gas Permeable Lens Material:
–  Each lens is individually created to match your visual needs
–  2-4 times more oxygen passes through to your eyes than soft contact lenses
–  Offers durability, scratch-resistance and long-lasting wear, which provides great value

Scleral Lens Insertion/Removal

What is Keratoconus?

–  Corneal disease
–  Prevents people from being able to see with regular contacts or glasses

Keratoconus Symptoms and Treatment

–  78% report moderate issues with night driving
–  77% report difficulty reading regular print
–  73% report difficulty with work or activities requiring near vision
–  59% complain of pain

How Scleral Lenses Work

How do Scleral Lenses help with Keratoconus?

–  Creates a smooth ocular surface to ensure clear, crisp vision
–  Fits beneath the lids and rests on the white of the eye (sclera) to give superior comfort and stability
–  Keeps the eye moist, comfortable and healthy by maintaining a vault of soothing tears between the lens and the cornea