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Scleral Lenses: How They Can Improve Corneal Scarring and Other Irregularities

These are large, custom-made contact lenses used to correct vision problems in people with conditions affecting the eye's front surface. Examples of such conditions include keratoconus or corneal scarring. Made of a rigid, gas-permeable material, they vault over the cornea and fit over the white part of the eye, the sclera.

Ortho-k Lenses: How to Properly Use and Care for Them

Ortho-k lenses are special custom-made contacts designed to reshape the cornea while the patient sleeps. Most users experience a little discomfort when they start wearing the lenses, but comfort improves as the cornea reshapes. 

Using Scleral Lenses for Astigmatism

Scleral lenses offer a nonsurgical solution for patients with astigmatism. They provide excellent vision correction for people with irregular corneal curvature. Unlike regular soft contacts that lie directly on the cornea, scleral lenses rest on the white of the eye, the sclera. 

What’s the Difference Between Regular vs. Specialty Contacts?

Contact lenses are a convenient and effective alternative to eyeglasses. However, certain eye conditions can make wearing regular contacts difficult or even impossible. That is where specialty contact lenses come in handy. 

Is Dry Eye Syndrome Treatable?

Dry eye occurs when the eyes fail to make adequate tears to remain wet or when tears fail to work correctly. It can leave the eyes feeling uncomfortable and can contribute to vision problems. 

What’s The Difference Between Traumatic And Non-Traumatic Brain Injuries?

There are 2 main types of brain injuries: traumatic and non-traumatic. Both types of brain injuries are potentially serious, and should be treated immediately to reduce the risk of permanent harm to the brain, including the fragile visual system.

Can You Wear Contacts With Corneal Dystrophy?

Imagine draping a tablecloth over a table with piles of clutter, and then sitting down at the table for a meal. You can imagine what an uncomfortable eating experience that would be.

Is It Okay To Wear Expired Contact Lenses?

When it comes to your eyes, you don’t mess around. Safety first! You get your eyes examined regularly and carefully clean the prescription glasses or contact lenses prescribed by your eye doctor. Still, have you ever been tempted to wear your lenses past their expiration date?

3 Effective Ways to Relieve Dry Eyes

DES is super-common, yet many people either ignore it or put up with the condition, not realizing that there are steps they can take to lessen their dry eye symptoms in conjunction with treatment from their optometrist.

What Are the 5 Most Common Dry Eye Symptoms?

Are your eyes dry, itchy, and red? Finding it difficult to wear contact lenses? Dry eye symptoms can be hard to live with, but fortunately, many treatment options exist to help you see clearly and comfortably again.

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