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October 1, 2020

What is Keratoconus?

What is Keratoconus Keratoconus is a progressive bilateral thinning of the cornea. The cornea starts to progress to a cone shape over time from the original spherical shape. Early signs start occurring in adolescence, as thinning occurs then the vision starts to decrease. There is a genetic component associated with the diagnosis but it is […]

October 1, 2020

The Following Is An Email I Recently Received From A LASIK Patient

I underwent LASIK refractive surgery 5 years ago. Shortly afterwards my vision became increasingly worse, much worse than it was before I had the LASIK surgery. In addition, both of my eyes are very dry and feel scratchy every time that I blink. Because of this I have to use different eye drops every waking […]

October 1, 2020

What Is The Best Scleral Lens?

Occasionally I will be asked questions about scleral lens quality and about what is the best scleral lens. Many patients think about scleral lens technology like many of us think about cars or electronics. Most of us assume that a Mercedes Benz is a superior automobile compared to most other cars. This is not how it works […]

September 29, 2020

World Wide Eye Facts

Globally at least 2.2 billions people have vision impairment, and of these at least 1 billions people have a vision impairment that could have been prevented or is yet to be addressed  By 2050, 4.8 billions people (half of the world’s population) is projected to be nearsighted (myopic).  Cataracts are the main cause of blindness worldwide  and impact 100 million […]

September 29, 2020

What Is A Scleral Lens?

A scleral lens is a large diameter lens made from an oxygen permeable polymer that is designed to vault over the front surface of the eye. A scleral lens is not considered a contact lens as there is no contact with the front surface of the eye, the cornea. Instead a scleral lens is designed to vault over the cornea and come to […]

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