People with irregular cornea have trouble getting regular lenses. This is because most contact lenses only cover the eye’s pupil. Scleral lenses are designed to fit over the entire cornea. They provide a smooth surface over the corneal irregularity. This helps to improve the function of the cornea. Scleral contact lenses are gas permeable. They offer better comfort and function than normal lenses. The size of the lenses is determined by the complexity of the eye condition. Here are some of the people that can be helped to see better by using scleral lenses.
Laser vision correction is a good option for people who want to permanently correct their refractive error and see clearly without nearsightedness, but again, this solution isn’t suitable or wanted by every patient. Fortunately, there is a new alternative to all of the above treatments for nearsightedness – orthokeratology, or ortho-k.
If you have shopped for glasses before, you might wonder why some types look better on the rack than on you. This can have to do with your face shape. Some types of glasses work better with certain types of faces. Knowing your face shape will help you choose the best glasses.