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Onefit Scleral Contact Lenses: A Leap Forward

In principle, regular contact lenses affix to the cornea of the eye. When this is not possible or when problem occur for the user, for example, when the corneal structure is not standard, or has a complex geometry, due to keratoconus or any other eye disease. In these situations, contact lenses that are placed on the cornea create acute dry eye, or are not properly positioned, resulting in severe discomfort. One solution to this situation is use of special contact lenses: scleral contact lenses.

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Cylinder Contact Lenses: You Need Customized Fitting

In recent years, the process for purchasing contact lenses has become easier and more accessible. Contact lenses can be purchased at any pharm chain, and even online. Sound good? Apparently only to 50% of contact lens wearers.

Setting aside momentarily the general risks of purchasing contact lenses off the shelf, we will focus our discussion on only those people who cannot purchase contact lenses off the shelf: those who need cylinder contact lenses. This covers 50% of contact lens wearers.

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Keratoconus: There is a solution for nearly every situation

Even in this modern era, an age of science and information, there are still no answers to all questions. One of the questions that remain unanswered is the disease keratoconus – an eye disease in which the cornea becomes increasingly thinner, resulting in a cone-shaped instead of a cap-shaped cornea. The result: significant decline in vision that might even deteriorate to blindness.

Numerous theories were raised with regards to the cause of the keratoconus. Certain studies indicate congenital causes, i.e.  genetics that gives rise to the disease Other studies indicate acquired causes such as eye inflammation and chronic allergies in the eye, increased rubbing of the eyes, etc.

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