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Scleral Lenses Can Restore Your Vision
Scleral lenses are used to treat a variety of conditions, including:
- Corneal Cross-Linking (CXL) Complications
- Intacs Complications
- Glare, Dry Eyes, Halos, Starbursts and Ghosting
- Complications from LASIK, PRK, and RK
- Pellucid Marginal Degeneration (PMD)
- Sjogren’s Syndrome
What are Scleral Lenses?
Scleral contact lenses are large-diameter lenses that provide clear and comfortable vision because the lenses do not actually touch the cornea. Instead, scleral lenses vault over the entire corneal surface, resting on the “white” portion of the eye known as the “sclera.” The space between the back and front portions of the scleral lens is filled with unpreserved sterile saline solution, which means that the eye always remains in a liquid environment. Scleral lenses cover a larger portion of the sclera, whereas semi-scleral lenses cover a smaller area.
These larger lenses also are more stable than conventional gas permeable contact lenses, which move with each blink because they cover only a portion of the cornea. Moreover, scleral lenses do not fall out, bits of grit do not lodge behind them during wear, and they are surprisingly comfortable to wear when fitted properly.
There are three different types of scleral lenses:
Corneo-Scleral Lenses & Semi-Scleral Lenses
Larger than conventional GP lenses; sit near the junction between the sclera and the cornea
Vault over the entire corneal surface and sit on the anterior sclera
Full Scleral Lenses
Largest scleral lenses; provide greatest amount of clearance between the cornea and back surface of the lens
Scleral lenses are typically manufactured with highly breathable, rigid gas permeable lens materials. Thus, even though the lenses cover the entire corneal surface, they allow plenty of oxygen to reach the front surface of the eye to maintain health and comfort.
There are five primary categories of lenses used to treat patients in California with keratoconus, glare, dry eyes, halos, starbursts, ghosting, complications from LASIK, PRK, and RK, and Sjogren’s Syndrome:
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Rose K Lenses
Scleral Lens Fitting Locations in California
Dr. Tony Lieu, O.D.
3833 Bedford Canyon Road, Corona, CA, USA
Dr. Thanh Mai, O.D.
Dr. Valerie Lam, O.D.
3151 Airway Ave, Costa Mesa, CA
Dr. Carl Garbus, O.D.
Dr. Lillian Chu, O.D.
28089 Smyth Dr, Valencia, CA 91355
Dr. Ryan Stybel, O.D.
940 N Fairfax Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90046
Los Angeles - Anaheim - Bellflower
Dr. Nguyet Cam Nguyen, O.D.
10268 Rosecrans Ave, Bellflower, CA 90706
Dr. Ryan Stybel, O.D.
451 Manhattan Beach Boulevard, Manhattan Beach, CA, USA
Pasadena - Sierra Madre
Dr. Eric To, O.D.
14 W Sierra Madre Blvd, Sierra Madre, CA
Dr. David Zucker, O.D.
1114 State Street, Suite 7, Santa Barbara, CA
Serving scleral lens patients throughout California
- Costa Mesa
- Huntington Beach
- Laguna Woods
- Long Beach
- Los Angeles
- Moreno Valley
- Rancho Cucamonga
- San Bernardino
- San Diego
- San Francisco
- San Jose
- Santa Ana
- Santa Barbara
- Santa Clara
- Santa Clarita
- Santa Rosa
- Simi Valley
- Thousand Oaks