When a scleral contact lens fits too tightly!

I’ve had great success with scleral contact lenses for patient with highly irregular corneas and conditions such as keratoconus. When standard size gas permeable lenses are not able to improve vision and my patients complain about glare and haloes, it may be time to fit large size gas permeable lenses known as sclerals. Scleral lensesContinue reading “When a scleral contact lens fits too tightly!”

Are sclerals for you?

Scleral lenses are very large diameter rigid gas permeable lenses, which work well for patients with highly irregular corneas, such as keratoconus or pellucid degeneration.   I usually fit these lenses when other options, small diameter rigid gas permeable and hybrid (rigid center and soft skirt) do not work.   Sclerals can become a “suction cup”Continue reading “Are sclerals for you?”