Indications for Scleral Contact Lenses

Indications for Scleral Contact Lenses

Any patient who has had difficulty achieving adequate vision with glasses or conventional contact lenses may be a good candidate for scleral lenses. It’s a common misconception that scleral lenses are only intended for patients with irregularly shaped corneas.

Managing Corneal Irregularities

  • Keratoconus
  • Irregular Astigmatism
  • Pellucid Marginal Degeneration
  • Corneal Dystrophy /Degeneration
  • Post-Corneal Transplant
  • Post-LASIK
  • Post-PRK
  • Post-RK

Sharper Vision for Refractive Errors 

  • High Myopia
  • High Hyperopia
  • High Astigmatism
  • Multifocal for Presbyopia

Managing Ocular Surface Disease 

  • Severe Dry Eye Syndrome
  • Exposure Keratitis
  • Systemic Autoimmune Disorders
  • Graft-versus-Host Disease
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

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