This guide is based on an extended literature search on the subject of scleral lens fitting and provides an overview of the latest knowledge and understanding on this exciting vision correction method.
Insertion and removal of a scleral contact lens. Additional troubleshooting tips and lens care information is included.
The Scleral Lens Fit Scales demonstrate how to correctly estimate the clearance (amount of tears underneath portions of a lens, measured in microns) by comparing the tear layer thickness to the center thickness of the lens. Optic sections demonstrate the tear thickness underneath the lens both centrally and at the limbal area. Also shown are various edge clearances. Printing and shipping has been provided for by an unrestricted education grant from the Bausch + Lomb Boston Custom Lab Channel.
Specialty Contact Lens Coding and Billing. Sample Insurance letters and More.
To help you create a fee structure that appropriately compensates you for your professional time and lens costs when prescribing GP lenses, GPLI has created a simple calculator tool to help determine fees in a logical manner.
The Scleral Lens Education Society (SLS) is a non-profit organization committed to teaching contact lens practitioners the science and art of fitting all designs of scleral contact lens for the purpose of managing corneal irregularity and ocular surface disease. SLS supports public education that highlights the benefits and availability of scleral contact lenses.
The GP Lens Institute (GPLI) website offers valuable information for eyecare practitioners who fit gas permeable contact lenses.
Annual conference information, forum, publications and resources.
CLSA, Contact Lens Society of America, is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia. CLSA's objective is to educate and share knowledge among fitters of contact ...
Explores the preliminary evaluation of prospective contact lens patients.
Professional association for optometrists in the US. Information for optometrists and the general public, including information on eyecare and eye diseases.
Providing authoritative information about eye care for the public and members.
Founded in 1985, GPLI provides education to consumers and eye care practitioners to enable them to fully benefit from the many advantages of GP contact lenses. GPLI supports eye doctors, other contact lens practitioners and optometry students with workshop programs, online symposia and an array of educational materials.