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The Benefits of Scleral Lenses for Patients With Keratoconus

A degenerative condition called keratoconus causes the cornea to thin and bulge outward into a cone shape. It impairs vision and increases sensitivity to light. Glasses and traditional contact lenses can help manage the condition, but they cannot provide adequate vision correction for more severe cases. Fortunately, there is a solution: scleral lenses. 

How Do Scleral Lenses Differ From Regular Contact Lenses?

Various types of contact lenses are available. That is because vision correction and eye comfort needs and preferences differ. Some people prefer the comfort and convenience of soft contact lenses. 

Relieving Dry Eyes Naturally

My typical approach to managing dry eyes is to lower and eventually eliminate the use of lubricating drops. Lubricating drops mask the symptoms of dry eyes but don’t relieve it long term. I wanted to introduce you to some simple natural ways to help. 

Glaucoma… Shhhhhh!

Glaucoma is progressive damage to the optic nerve that causes dimming of the peripheral vision. If goes untreated for long enough, it will start to affect the central vision as well. 

Dry Eye - Signs, Symptoms, and Causes

Dry eye is a common eye condition that happens when your tears cannot properly moisten your eyes. The condition can be temporary or chronic. Temporary dry eye can last a few hours or months, while chronic dry eye may last days, weeks, months, and years. There is no cure for chronic dry eye, but there are treatments that can help control it.

At What Age Can You Start Managing Myopia?

Myopic (nearsighted) children tend to progress and become more near-sighted as they get older. Myopia management should start at the first sign of progression (change in the child’s prescription) or even sooner if the child has many risk factors for pathologic myopia ( both parents are very near-sighted, increased use of digital devices, high axial length… etc) 

What Type of Eyes Need Scleral Lenses?

Scleral lenses are gas-permeable contacts made wide enough to cover your eye. In contrast to conventional lenses, they vault over the cornea and leave a space between your corneal surface and the lens. Scleral lenses are custom-fit to the eye and are ideal for people with specific eye issues such as:

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