Who Knew Contact Lenses Could Be So Comfortable
Scleral Lenses Superior Design For Superior Comfort
Scleral Lenses are custom made to the topographical image of your eye, unlike other contacts which are one-size-fits-all, sclerals are designed to your unique cornea.
Comfort You Can Smile About
Scleral lenses offer superior comfort due to their unique vaulted design. At our Long Island practice our patients are often blown away by the comfort they thought would never be possible from a contact lens.
Long Island’s Scleral Lens Doctor
Dr. Brian K. Berliner has over 25 years of experience fitting contact lenses from patients from all over Long Island.
Over the years Doctor Berliner has focused his expertise on fitting hard to fit lenses such as custom contacts. His focus on custom scleral lenses comes from the knowledge that Sclerals offer many advantages over traditional daily use contact lenses and for many patients, scleral lenses provide unparalleled comfort and ease of use.
Why are Scleral Lenses more comfortable?
Sclerals have a unique design whereby the lens vaults over the cornea of the eye and sits on the white, sclera of the eye. Scleral lenses offer superior comfort and clarity of vision over traditional contact lenses for due to this design as it offers the following advantages.
Benefits of the scleral vaulted design:
- The lens rests on the less sensitive white of the eye, reducing discomfort.
- The vaulted design means less movement in the eye, causing less discomfort
- The vaulted design leaves a space between the lens, acting as a reservoir for lubrication.
- Scleral lenses large size and rigid structure makes it ideal for preventing dust and debris from entering the eye.
- The vaulted design creates a replacement corneal surface, providing sharper vision, day and night.