Contact Lenses

scleral lenses

5 Severe Eye Conditions to Treat with Scleral Lenses

At Weston Contact Lens Institute, we are firm believers in the power and many benefits of scleral lenses. These specialty contact lenses, which sit on the white of the eye […]

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What Type of Contact Lens Should I Wear for Keratoconus?

Keratoconus is a serious eye condition characterized by the thinning of the corneal surface in both eyes. As the corneas thin, they gradually deform, typically bulging outward in a conical […]

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Rigid Gas Permeable Lenses

7 Reasons Why Your Optometrist Will Suggest Rigid Gas Permeable Lenses

Rigid gas permeable (RGP) lenses are available as an alternative to soft lenses. RGP lenses are made from a firm, oxygen-permeable material and offer numerous advantages over regular soft contact […]

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Corneal Transplants

Can Scleral Lenses Reduce the Need for Corneal Transplants?

A corneal transplant is a surgical procedure in which the eye care professional replaces part of the patient’s cornea with tissue from a donor cornea. The cornea is the dome-shaped, […]

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Specialty Contact Lenses

Color Vision Enhancing with Specialty Contact Lenses

People who are unable to see colors in a normal way have a condition known as colorblindness. People with this condition often have trouble distinguishing between specific colors, typically greens, […]

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