Post Refractive Surgery Contact Lenses
Post-surgical or therapeutic contact lenses are an effective treatment for patients that have undergone corneal surgery and have experienced complications. Suboptimal visual acuity is the most common result of corneal surgery complications. Frequent causes of reduced visual acuity may be due to numerous reasons such as
Some of the most common uses of post-surgical contact lenses are
- Unsuccessful refractive surgery (such as LASIK and PRK)
- To improve visual acuity after penetrating keratoplasty (corneal transplant)
- Surgically induced dry eye syndrome
- Improved wound healing
- Post-surgical corneal ectasia
Post Refractive Surgery Contact Lens Treatment
There are many different options when it comes to using contact lenses to improve surgical outcomes. The approach taken depends on numerous factors and the lenses used may be soft lenses, gas permeable lenses, hybrid lenses (such as the Synergeyes™ family of lenses) or scleral lenses.
At Total Eye Care improving the lives of patients with post-surgical and keratoconic lenses is a big part of what we do. Dr. Richard Driscoll sees patients with advanced corneal problems, just like you, every day requiring the hi-tech instrumentation and skill available at Total Eye Care.
We not only have the state of the art equipment to accurately fit your lenses but, unlike most eye doctor’s offices, we have diagnostic lens sets for a wide array of therapeutic applications allowing us to more quickly and accurately find a solution that works for you. Having diagnostic lens sets onsite not only saves time but also lets you see what your new lens will feel like.
Free Consult Available for Post-refractive Surgery Contact Lenses
If you think you may benefit from a post-surgical or therapeutic contact lens please call our Colleyville office at 817.416.0333 and schedule a consult with Dr. Driscoll today.