10 Ways to Improve Scleral Lens Fitting

A look at 10 things to consider to boost your proficiency when fitting sclerals.

BY GREGORY W. DENAEYER , OD , FAAO

Specialty contact lens fitters primarily fit scleral lenses to manage cases of corneal irregularity or ocular surface disease (OSD). As scleral lens use has become more popular, practitioners are also starting to fit them on patients who have regular corneas and have failed with other contact lens modalities.

The functionality of scleral lenses is unique, and there is a learning curve for fitting them. The reward of utilizing scleral lenses is improved outcomes for challenging cases. This article will outline 10 ways to improve your scleral lens fitting success.

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