Scleral Contact Lens Care & Troubleshooting
Scleral Lens Society Insertion, Removal, Troubleshooting and Lens Care Video
Scleral Contact Lenses
The sclera is the white part of the eyes that protects both of the eyeballs. Not only does it protect the eyes, but it also supports the eye. Its diameter is less than a millimeter thick, and it extends from the back of the optic nerve to the front of the cornea. At Advanced Eye Care Doctors of Optometry, we have shared the benefits of scleral contact lenses with residents of Amarillo, Canyon, Dumas, and Hereford, TX, for many years.
What are Scleral Contact Lenses?
Scleral lenses are not like ordinary lenses, they are specially made for people who are suffering from more than one type of eye disease. They are designed to protect the sclera. Since the scleral has less sensitive nerve endings than the cornea, these gas preamble lenses can rest comfortably on the scleral of the eyes.
Who Can Wear Scleral Lenses
Anyone can wear scleral lenses. The lenses are most useful for people who cannot wear glasses or regular contact lenses. Also, people whose corneas are not properly shaped will see a difference in their vision when they wear scleral lenses. However, scleral lenses are most beneficial for people who suffer from any one of these corneal diseases:
- Degenerative disease
- Corneal transplant
- Refractive surgeries
- Corneal irregularities and scars
Why Advanced Eye Care
At Advanced Eye Care, we have spent the better part of 40 years caring for our patient's eyes. We offer a wide range of eye care services for every type of eye concern. We perform eye exams, eye evaluations, eye tests, and eye assessments. Our goal is to improve your vision, through comprehensive and innovative means, using the latest in vision care and eye technology.
We take a complete review of your medical history, to ensure we are capturing every aspect of your health that may affect your vision. After a thorough exam and assessment, our optometrist will discuss any concerns, and whether further treatment is needed. If you cannot wear scleral lenses, other eye care solutions and alternatives will be introduced.
Contact Advanced Eye Care Today
If you have received surgery on your eyes, or have refractive errors, you can contact our office for an appointment. We treat your eyes like they are ours. You can schedule your appointment for your scleral lenses by reaching out to our experienced optometrists in Hereford, Amarillo, Canyon, and Dumas, TX.
Dumas TX 224 E 7th Street, phone (806) 935-7773
Amarillo TX 2700 Paramount Blvd. Phone (806) 355-9536
Canyon 1801 4th Ave. Phone (806) 655-2871
Hereford TX 517 N. 25 Mile Ave. Phone (806) 365-3030