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3 Ways To Improve Eye Health for 2021

Healthy Eyes One of the most commonly asked questions of eye doctors remains “Is there anyway I can improve the health of my eyes?”While preventing your presciption from becoming worse or prevention of Glaucoma may not be possible, there are several practical things one may do to improve the vision and comfort of your eyes […]

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Are Scleral Contact Lenses a Good Option For Me?

Scleral Contacts For Keratoconus, Astigmatism, and Hard-to-fit Corneas What is a scleral  contact lens? A scleral lens is a  large diameter gas permeable lens that is designed to bridge the entire cornea and sit on the sclera of the eye.  Due to the large size, it is more comfortable and stable than a traditional rigid […]

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7 Reasons To Avoid Sleeping in Contact Lenses

Overnight Contact Lens Wear Overwearing and sleeping in contacts is typical of many contact lens wearers, however; it can result in scarring, corneal complications, and even blindness. Although lenses have improved significantly in quality and technology,  it still should be thought of as a piece of plastic that reduces oxygen flow to your corneas.  Closed […]

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Why Scleral Contact Lenses are the Best Option for Keratoconus

WHY SCLERAL CONTACTS ARE THE BEST OPTION FOR KERATOCONUS Scleral lenses are made of a breathable polymer. They are designed to bridge the cornea and sit on the sclera of the eye, increasing comfort, and allowing high amounts of oxygen to the cornea. Because the cornea is one of the most sensitive tissues of the […]