My Contact Lens Moves Too Much

Keratoconus is a progressive eye disease in which the cornea thins and bulges into a cone-like shape.  This causes vision distortion and blurriness, which occurs in one or both eyes and often begins during a person’s teens or early 20s.   Treatment includes rigid contact lenses.   This photo shows the contact lens touching the cornea, causingContinue reading “My Contact Lens Moves Too Much”

Specialty contact lenses

We specialize in contact lenses for high astigmatism, hard-to-fit corneas, post-surgery, and keratoconus.   Keratoconus is an eye condition where the cornea thins and bulges into a cone-like shape.   This causes distorted, blurry vision which cannot be corrected with spectacle glasses.  Good news!   There are designs that are customized to your eye.   It can takeContinue reading “Specialty contact lenses”

An angry, red eye…

Cornea Transplant During a cornea transplant, an surgeon removes a portion of your cornea and replaces it with a donor cornea.  About 40,000 cornea transplants are performed in the U.S. every year.   Expect an angry, red eye right after a corneal transplant!  There will be light sensitivity, discomfort, and swelling around the incisions.  However, with long-termContinue reading “An angry, red eye…”

A New Cornea

Corneal transplantation, also known as corneal grafting, is a surgical procedure where a damaged or diseased cornea is replaced by donated corneal tissue (the graft).  The cornea is the transparent front part of the eye that covers the iris, pupil and anterior chamber. This is done when medications and contact lenses cannot improve vision.   There isContinue reading “A New Cornea”