Many interesting cases have presented themselves over the years, and the case I saw just before Christmas was no exception. The interesting case isn’t always the one with the most extreme pathology. We get lots of those. Sometimes what makes a case interesting is the opposite: i.e. the patient who … [Read more...] about Post LASIK Teenager and the Mysterious Case of Corneal Glare
“This week, two really good things are likely to happen for me,” said my new young keratoconus patient. “I will get really good results with your lenses, and I will be accepted into the veterinarian school of my choice.” While I could not guarantee the latter, the former was surely in my … [Read more...] about Laserfit® Helps a Future Veterinarian with keratoconus Achieve His Dream
When it comes to complex vision issues, you want to be sure that your treatment choice will be customized for you. With so many new and advanced technologies in place today for restoring vision, it becomes hard to understand the differences in each treatment, and why one might be more effective than … [Read more...] about What Makes Laserfit® Scleral Contact Lenses Unique?
WHAT IS KERATOCONUS? Keratoconus is a progressive eye disease that occurs when the normally round cornea becomes thin and bulges into a cone-like shape. The irregular shape deflects light as it enters the eye, preventing the light from being able to focus correctly on the retina, ultimately … [Read more...] about Keratoconus Treatment, Causes, and Symptoms
WHAT IS ASTIGMATISM? Astigmatism is a vision issue caused by an irregularly shaped cornea (the front surface of the eye) or curvature of the lens inside the eye. The defect causes a refractive error, meaning the eye is unable to bend light properly. This allows only part of the object to be … [Read more...] about Astigmatism Correction, Causes, Symptoms, and Diagnosis
Recently we were visited by a couple of individuals who refused to let keratoconus get in the way of pursuing their careers. One was a young man who wanted to follow in his father's footsteps and become a commercial airline pilot, but could not meet the vision requirements with any corrective … [Read more...] about LaserFit Helps Pilots with Keratoconus
Wavefront optics can dramatically improve vision for keratoconus and other conditions. The Laserfit process begins by non-invasively creating a digital model of the entire front surface of the eye, and then designing a custom lens to fit that model. That’s only the beginning. The process then goes … [Read more...] about Laserfit Wavefront Optics: A Clear Difference for Keratoconus (and everybody else)
I have recently returned from Dallas where I was fit with Laserfit wavefront scleral lenses. They are, without a doubt, the best contact lenses I have ever had! The vision is amazing, its High Definition compared to anything else I have ever tried and the comfort is amazing. I have tried a lot of … [Read more...] about Keratoconus patient talks about Laserfit scleral lenses
The Laserfit lens process with wavefront-guided optics is now in its fourth clinical year. It is the only wavefront-guided scleral lens system that is clinically available at the present time. The process is protected by 3 patents and additional patents … [Read more...] about LASERFIT AND KERATOCONUS: How are we doing?
Do we need better than 20/20 vision? In 2011 we compiled results for 52 eyes of 26 patients who had various vision complications resulting from things such as keratoconus, RK surgery, LASIK or other surgeries. Of this group, only 36% of eyes achieved 20/20 or better with ordinary eyeglasses. … [Read more...] about 20/10 vision explained and achievable