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Scleral Lenses and How It’s Molded to the Eye

Scleral contact lenses are used in patients with irregular corneas, corneal transplants, and with other ocular surface abnormalities like a bleb from glaucoma surgery. In many cases, a standard scleral contact lens will be sufficient to vault over any irregularities and correct vision. However, if there are multiple complications in...
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6 Things To Know About Customizable Scleral Contact Lenses

Scleral contact lenses are large, hard contact lenses that are designed to rest on the white of the eyes and cover the front of the eye entirely. These lenses are often used when the cornea has some irregularity like keratoconus, pellucid marginal degeneration, or after corneal transplant surgery. Since the...
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Custom Scleral Lens for Corneal Transplant Patient

We had a lovely patient discover our office on her quest to find a better fitting scleral lens. Her current scleral lens was causing her pain, redness, and she had difficulty removing it. She has a prosthetic eye in the right eye (due to an injury years ago), so she...
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Scleral Lenses for Corneal Scar

A lovely 80 year old white female was referred to our office for a potential scleral lens fitting from Dr. Wellish from Wellish Vision Institute. She suffers from a superior central corneal scar, which you can see in the photo. The cause is unknown. She also has a PCIOL from...
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3 Things To Know About Scleral Contact Lenses

Scleral contact lenses are large, rigid contact lenses that vault over the cornea and rest on the white of the eye. One common concern for patients considering this type of contact lens is whether or not the contact lens will be comfortable. Fortunately, a scleral contact lens that is properly...

Are your Scleral Lenses Uncomfortable?

If so, you are not alone. There are many different causes to scleral lens discomfort. Most of the time, it is due to the fit of the scleral lens. If the scleral lens does not fit your eye perfectly, there can be small issues with the lens that can create...
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