Scleral Lenses for Clear and Comfortable Vision
Experience exceptional comfort and clarity with scleral lenses for keratoconus, astigmatism, dry eyes, and more. Learn about the benefits and suitability of scleral lenses at Southern Eyecare Associates in Norfolk.
Understanding Scleral Lenses
Q: How do scleral lenses help with dry eye syndrome?
A: Scleral lenses are filled with saline before insertion to keep your eyes well-hydrated and comfortable. This helps prevent dry eye symptoms like pain, discomfort, redness, and itchiness while delivering sharp, clear vision.
Q: Does insurance cover scleral lenses?
A: Coverage varies by insurance plan, so checking with your provider is essential. Our knowledgeable team at Southern Eyecare Associates can help you navigate your insurance coverage and maximize your benefits.
Q: Why Do Scleral Lenses Sometimes Get Foggy?
A: Scleral lenses may occasionally become foggy due to various factors, such as temperature changes, humidity, or trapped debris under the lens. If you experience foggy lenses, contact our optometrists for guidance on preventing and resolving this issue.
Benefits of Scleral Lenses
Scleral lenses offer a host of advantages:
Large Diameter: Ensures stability on your eye, preventing them from dislodging easily.
Durable Materials: Scleral lenses are designed for durability, offering lasting value.
Allergen Protection: The lens's size blocks out debris, dust, and allergens, keeping your eyes comfortable.
Excellent Oxygen Flow: Gas-permeable material ensures your eyes receive ample oxygen.
Lubricating Cushion: Scleral lenses feature a pocket that fills with moisturizing tears, enhancing your comfort and promoting eye health.