Lasik Aberrations worse with Large Pupils

This LASIK complication is much more pronounced in patients with large pupils. This is a photo of an opaque (black) soft lens with a clear 8 mm pupil under a gas permeable scleral lens. This eye underwent LASIK surgery several years prior to the time this photo was taken. Because of the light used to take this photo, this pupil has a relatively small diameter. The purpose of the scleral lens is to neutralize the vision distortions created by the LASIK created irregular cornea. The opaque soft lens with the clear pupil minimizes the effects of the low light induced large pupil. While not a perfect solution, many patients wear this scleral lens-soft lens combination to function better while driving at night.

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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