OCT in Scleral Lens Fitting

I use my optical coherence tomographer (OCT) for evaluating complex contact lenses, such as sclerals.  It is important that there is enough space between the cornea and the contact lens.

TABLE 1 Applications for Anterior Segment OCT in a Specialty Contact Lens Practice
Evaluating pachymetry and corneal edema
Measuring soft and GP lens thickness—centrally and peripherally
Examining lens edges for flaws and causes of discomfort
Measuring posterior tear film thickness in scleral lenses
Assessing points of lens bearing to determine the need for design modification
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