Medical Contact Lenses for Keratoconus and Other Corneal Malformations
Medical contact lenses can restore normal sight to patients with keratoconus (see eye conditions). Each patient’s condition must be assessed individually to find the lens that offers the best combination of clarity, comfort and corneal health. Finding the correct lens fit takes time, patience and expertise all of which you will find at Palisades Optometrics. Rigid Gas Permeable lenses have historically been the main stay of medical contact lens care. Recently soft lenses have begun to play a role in the treatment of Keratoconus and other related conditions. SynergEyes is a hybrid contact lens that offers the superior correction of hard lenses needed for these complicated conditions with the comfort of soft lenses. It was developed for treatment of keratoconus and other corneal irregularities. Dr. Luxenburg is an expert in treating patients with these as well as many other types of medical necessary contact lenses, and has been doing so for over 30 years. There are many new technologies for medical contacts that allow comfortable wear and excellent vision correction. Here at Palisades Optometrics we use every tool at our disposal to provided you with the best care for these difficult to treat conditions. We are always happy to offer you a free consultaion to help you understand how best to address these conditions.