Soft contact lenses for irregular cornea

30 May 2010
Volume 11, Issue 2

This article focuses on dedicated soft lenses for irregular corneas and how they work, and discusses useful fitting techniques

Introduction

This article discusses dedicated soft lenses for irregular corneas, describing how they work compared to other lens modalities. Various types of these soft lenses are listed, with descriptions of the range of base curves and powers available. Fitting techniques are discussed, using case studies as an illustration. A description of how to use topography to guide the fitting of these lenses is also included.

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