LASERFIT®, CUSTOM-MADE and FITTED SCLERAL LENSES
The Laserfit® lens is known worldwide, with patients from 40 countries including most of the 50 States across the USA. It is the only 100% Digitally Made and Non-Invasive Prosthetic lens system available. They are highly effective for complex vision issues such as keratoconus & corneal damage resulting from eye surgery such as LASIK. We are dedicated to improving quality of life for patients with the fabrication, design, and fitting of next generation lenses that can be worn comfortably and provide the best possible vision.
Laserfit® SCLERAL is the first all computerized scleral lens fitting system, the first system based on Optical Coherence Tomography and other digital scanning devices, and the first to use non-intrusive options to precisely map the anterior surface of each eye for a more accurate fit.
Laserfit® lenses are the first to incorporate custom wavefront guided optics into the lens design to achieve unprecedented quality of vision. Over the past decade our system has been constantly refined and improved, resulting in the most precise and sophisticated design and fitting technology for scleral lenses available today. For the first time the fitting of complex lens designs is more science than art.
WAVEFRONT LENS OPTICS
The main problem behind poor vision in keratoconus, failed LASIK, corneal transplants and other conditions is NOT nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism. That terminology is old and obsolete. We now talk about aberrations such as COMA, SPHERICAL ABERRATIONS, TREFOIL, and many more. These aberrations exist in most eyes, but are present in such low amounts that they are usually unnoticeable. In some corneal conditions such as keratoconus, RK surgery, and LASIK, they are increased to very high levels, often representing 50% or more of the blurred image. The result of these aberrations are ghosting, smearing, halos, glare and double vision.
Higher Order Aberrations are much more effectively addressed by our unique wavefront technology. While most RGP lenses correct some higher order aberrations passively, what is leftover is still often unacceptably high. We treat the rest using our patented wavefront-guided optics. Using the readings from our aberrometer, many complex calculations lead to the creation of optics that are ground into a scleral lens surface and act to cancel out higher order aberrations resulting in even better vision. It is not uncommon to record vision as good up to 20/10 in many of our patients. We have years of clinical experience with this technology.
NO TRIAL LENSES – CUSTOM MADE DAILY
Dedicated 1-on-1 sessions underpin the LaserFit® Scleral system. Because new lenses arrive daily from the lab, even the most complex and difficult fits are completed in a short time frame – a week or less in most cases. Each day, if required, newly fabricated lenses incorporating enhancements from the previous day’s data are made. The fit, comfort and quality of vision are re-evaluated and the process is repeated until the patient and doctor are satisfied or until no further improvements are possible.
Individualized personal attention ensures that adequate time is available each and every day to evaluate, refine and adapt each individual’s 3D computer model for next day manufacture. Since scleral patients’ daily visits only require a small portion of each day, they are then free to go about their day sight-seeing or shopping while we do the heavy lifting behind the scenes.
100% DIGITAL & NON-INVASIVE
Complex and scleral lenses are traditionally fit using a trial and error method that is anything but sophisticated. Some older methods even involve the use of a molding compound in the eye, the idea of which may not appeal to all patients. Our digital fitting process creates a non-invasive three-dimensional digital “mold” of the surface of the eye. Using this model, a custom lens is designed to perfectly match the shape of the eye. Once a lens is designed to fit the digital model then we are confident that it will fit the actual eye. The end result is a comfortable, non-rotational lens that serves as a stable platform for the aberration-busting optics which restore quality of vision.
Decades of Experience fitting complex lenses, combined with our unique patented technology is what separates us from the competition. Dr Gemoules, the pioneer behind the design, performance, and manufacture of the LaserFit® Scleral System has spent many years helping patients from all over the world resolve complex vision issues.