Introduction to scleral lenses

Introduction to scleral lenses

Muriel M. Schornack, O.D., Ophthalmology, provides an introduction to scleral lenses: Large-diameter, rigid, gas-permeable contact lenses that rest on the sclera and trap a layer of fluid between the back of the lens and the front of the cornea. Scleral lenses provide unique fitting and optical characteristics.

 


Published

September 9, 2015

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Mayo Clinic