Custom-Fit Scleral Lenses
Custom-fit scleral lenses provide dramatic improvements in visual acuity and comfort levels to those with corneal irregularities due to LASIK eye surgery complications, keratoconus, astigmatism, dry eye, or other ocular conditions.
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A scleral lens sits on the sclera of the eye and vaults over the cornea, virtually eliminating friction and discomfort. This “dome” creates a new optical surface to replace the damaged cornea.
Moreover, the reservoir of saline solution between the back the lens and the front of the cornea perpetually keeps the eye in a liquid environment, providing the ideal environment for ocular healing.
What Are The Advantages Of Wearing Scleral Lenses?
Scleral Lenses Provide More Comfort and Improved Vision
Scleral lenses, larger in diameter than traditional lenses, spread their weight over a much greater, less sensitive area of the eye. Because the lens sits firmly on the eye, it offers a more stable vision than traditional lenses, making them superior for physical activity, but with far less irritation.
Moreover, scleral lenses are composed of highly breathable gas permeable material, which ensures that ample oxygen reaches the eye, leading to healthy eyes and comfortable lens wear. Furthermore, the large size of the lens protects your eyes from debris, dust, and allergens, providing a perfect solution for those suffering from eye allergies.
Who are Scleral Lenses For?
Anyone desiring to achieve the best vision with contact lenses is a great candidate for scleral lenses.
Scleral lenses are particularly helpful in managing the following conditions: