20/200 RK Eye

This is a photo of a scleral lens over an eye that underwent 3 separate Radial Keratotomy (RK) surgeries. Look carefully and you will see many RK incisions or "slices" going every which way on this cornea. Just know that there was no science behind this horrible surgery. The medical specialty that brought you RK is the same medical specialty advertising LASIK, "Smile" and all of the other refractive surgeries that have the potential to damage your eyes irreversibly. The vision in this eye could not be corrected with eyeglasses or conventional contact lenses. With best spectacle correction the vision in this eye is less than 20/200. With a scleral lens this patient can see clearly (20/30) and comfortably once again. One more piece of information: there is no surgical procedure (LASIK, IOL replacement surgery etc.) that will restore the vision that was lost due to the original RK surgery.

SMAP 3D Scleral Lens Design

Last year we introduced an exciting piece of technology that has allowed us to custom design a scleral lens much more accurately. It is the SMAP 3D, which is a computer attached to a dedicated camera that allows us to obtain a 3 dimensional image of the entire front surface of the eye, including the cornea and the surrounding white portion of the eye (the sclera). Up until now there has not been any technology that would allow us to measure the ocular curvatures outside the cornea. The SMAP allows us to do this. Read More

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EyePrint Pro

EyePrintPro technology creates a scleral lens based on a mold of the cornea. The molding is accurate to 1 or 2 microns and fits perfectly because it exactly mirrors the irregularities of the individual corneal surface. The technology is well suited for post-Lasik, Keratoconus, RK, eye injury, and corneal transplant patients. Read More in this PDF about EyePrintPro Scleral Lens Technology

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