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8 Benefits of Wearing Scleral Lenses

Scleral contact lenses are rigid gas permeable lenses with an extra-wide diameter. As opposed to standard contacts, scleral lenses vault over the entire cornea, leaving a gap between the lens and the corneal surface before coming to rest on the white part of your eye (your sclera)...

6 Things To Know About Keratoconus

Keratoconus is an eye disease that causes the cornea, the clear dome-shaped front surface of the eye, to become misshapen and bulge. This progressive disease usually occurs in both eyes and affects approximately 50-200 in every 100,000 individuals...

5 Common Keratoconus Questions, Answered

If you’re reading this, you or someone you care about may have been recently diagnosed with keratoconus. We’ve compiled a few commonly asked questions about keratoconus to help you understand what it is, what causes it, and how your eye doctor can help...

Living With Keratoconus | Kenneth’s Story

From the time Kenneth was 11 years old, he wore glasses to correct his quickly deteriorating vision. He was always forced to sit at the front of the classroom, and he felt embarrassed. This time in his life marked the beginning of seemingly endless visits to various eye doctors to try and figure out what was causing his vision problems...

4 Reasons Why Scleral Lenses Are a Big Deal

Scleral contact lenses have been called “life-changing” and “transformative” by patients who wear them. What makes these contact lenses so revolutionary?...

World Keratoconus Day + Keratoconus Treatment Options

World Keratoconus Day is dedicated to raising awareness about keratoconus (KC), as well as educating and advocating for those living with keratoconus and ectatic corneal disorders. Keratoconus, or KC, is a degenerative non-inflammatory eye condition affecting the cornea. In KC, the cornea, which is normally dome-shaped,  gradually becomes thinner and bulges out as it begins to assume a cone shape...

LASIK Complications: How Scleral Lenses Can Help You Regain Clear Vision

Approximately 95% of patients are satisfied with their LASIK/PRK outcomes and report no long-term side effects. But the remaining 5% of patients who undergo refractive surgery can experience truly debilitating complications following the procedure.

Can I Wear Contacts If I Have Astigmatism?

Many people choose to wear contact lenses to correct their vision due to the freedom and convenience contacts provide. But for those with astigmatism, wearing contact lenses isn’t always simple. 

Stay Active and See Better With Scleral Lenses

Scleral contact lenses have long been the way to provide clear and comfortable vision to people with keratoconus, severe dry eye syndrome, irregularly shaped corners and patients recovering from corneal transplants and refractive surgeries...

Why Get Custom Contact Lenses?

Wearing regular contacts not working for you? Are they uncomfortable or do you feel them slipping when you blink? You can get a closer, more comfortable fit and see better with custom contact lenses.

6 Tips For Adjusting To Wearing Scleral Lenses

Congratulations on your new pair of customized scleral contact lenses! As with most new things, there can be a learning curve when getting your scleral contacts to feel and fit just right. Whether you’ve been prescribed scleral for keratoconus, dry eye syndrome, corneal abnormalities, or other conditions, it can take up to two weeks for you to feel completely comfortable in your new contacts...

7 Questions And Answers About Astigmatism

If you wear glasses or contact lenses, you probably have some degree of astigmatism. But how much do you really know about this all-too-common refractive error? Below, we answer some of the most frequently asked questions about astigmatism and explain why scleral contact lenses are often prescribed to astigmatic patients...

Are Your Eyes Sensitive To Light? Consider Scleral Lenses!

For some people, standard soft contact lenses are a great way to conveniently correct vision. For those with very dry eyes or corneal conditions like keratoconus, standard contacts simply aren’t an option. Scleral contact lenses, however, are a great alternative for these patients with hard-to-fit eyes. They provide several benefits, such as reducing sensitivity to light (photophobia)...

6 Reasons Scleral Lenses Can Manage Your Dry Eye Syndrome

If your eyes are chronically itchy, dry, red, or irritated, there’s a good chance you have dry eye syndrome. Eye drops and artificial tears may provide temporary relief, but they often don’t help individuals with chronic or severe dry eye syndrome. That’s why so many people seek out other treatment options...

Tips For Wearing Scleral Lenses

Scleral lenses are ideal for patients with corneal irregularities, dry eyes, and hard-to-fit eyes. Their uniquely large circumference offers the best in visual comfort and clarity...

3 Benefits of Wearing Scleral Lenses

Scleral contact lenses are gas permeable lenses that rest on the “white” part of the eye (the sclera), forming a dome over the cornea. This dome creates a new optical surface over the irregular or damaged cornea, providing clearer and more comfortable vision.

Regular Contact Lenses Not Working for You? Consider Scleral Lenses

If you have dry eye syndrome, a corneal transplant, keratoconus, or simply find conventional contacts uncomfortable to wear, you may want to try scleral contact lenses. Scleral lenses are larger than standard lenses and vault over the entire surface of the cornea...

Do You Struggle With Contact Lens Comfort? Scleral Lenses May Be the Answer!

Most people are familiar with traditional soft lenses, which provide clear vision for those who are nearsighted or farsighted. In certain cases, particularly for those with corneal irregularities or astigmatism, standard gas permeable (GP) lenses may be recommended. However, people with several eye conditions can’t tolerate standard GPs and find scleral lenses a much better, more comfortable alternative...

Everything You Need To Know About Keratoconus

If you've been diagnosed with keratoconus, our Simpsonville eye doctors understand your challenge and are here to help you see clearly and comfortably.

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.

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