There are a variety of reasons a patient may need a specialty lens. These include irregular corneas due to scarring or keratoconus, changes in corneal shape after LASIK, dry eyes, and even some high prescriptions.
Scleral lenses are large diameter rigid gas permeable contact lenses. The material is highly oxygen permeable. Scleral lenses are loosely suctioned to the white part of the eye (the sclera). For this reason, the eyelids do not interact with the edge of the lenses which makes them generally very comfortable.Read More
Orthokeratology lenses are contact lenses that people sleep in at night. They gently and temporarily re-shape the cornea so that most wearers do not need to wear any glasses or contact lenses during the day. There are two categories of people who generally get fit for orthokeratology lenses.
What is myopia? The layman’s term is “nearsighted”. This means you can see well for “near” and not as well for distance. When myopia occurs in children it is almost always progressive.
Here at Factoria Eye Clinic we are committed to providing long term care for you and your family. We strive to create a comfortable, efficient, yet fun eye exam experience. Our goal is to have you return regularly for your comprehensive exam since they are essential in maintaining healthy sight.
Nearsighted, also known as Myopia is the most common cause of people needing vision correction such as glasses, contact lenses, or laser eye surgery. This condition causes you to see well up close but distant objects will seem blurred.