scleral contact lenses

3 tips to better fit keratocones with sclerals
3 tips to better fit keratocones with scleralsYou may have heard success stories with patients fit in scleral lenses and seen discussion in literature regarding the finer points of fitting these contact lenses. If you are not currently fitting scleral contact lenses but are interested in working with them, we recommend three things to prepare yourself and your practice to fit scleral lenses.
Considering scleral lenses for astigmatic patientsWe have witnessed a rise in clinical utilization of scleral lenses in recent years, and in some cases, their clinical indications have expanded to include even those patients with regular corneas. Given this sharp rise in scleral lens utilization, the principle of lens selection continuum as proposed by Visser et al appears to also hold true in patients with normal healthy eyes. Thus, when should clinicians reach for scleral lenses when providing care to patients with regular corneas?
10 tips to enhance scleral contact lens success
10 tips to enhance scleral contact lens successImprove your scleral fitting skills and your patients’ quality of life
Telescopic contact lens could help AMD patients
Telescopic contact lens could help AMD patientsA new telescopic contact lens may help patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), according to researchers from École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland.
Five myths about scleral lenses debunked
Five myths about scleral lenses debunkedScleral lenses have gained popularity in the last decade. From a lens with limited viability for over 100 years to the fastest growing segment of the gas permeable lens market, scleral lenses have come a long way.