January 2019


What Are Specialty Lenses? Why You May Need to Schedule an Appointment to Learn More

Specialty Lenses

“I’m not getting results with these standard contact lenses. What other options do I have?” At Miami Contact Lens Institute, questions such as this are often what we hear from […]

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6 Reasons You’re Experiencing Discomfort with Your Contact Lenses (And How to Fix the Problem)

Discomfort with Your Contact Lenses

When prescribed correctly, fitted correctly, and cared for correctly, contact lenses can provide clear and comfortable vision. Unfortunately, not every contact lens wearer achieves this happy balance initially. On the […]

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6 Reasons Why Scleral Lenses Can Solve Your Dry Eye Syndrome

dry eye syndrome

Nearly five million Americans over the age of 50 suffer from dry eye syndrome. These patients complain of eyes that are dry, itchy, irritated, and sometimes downright painful. Eyedrops and artificial […]

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What Is Keratoconus and How We Use Scleral Lenses to Correct Vision

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The dome-shaped, transparent layer at the front of your eye is known as the cornea. The cornea helps you see by focusing light into your eye. Sometimes, the cornea bulges out […]

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7 Things You Didn’t Know About Corneal Reshaping and Ortho-K Lenses

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Ortho-K lenses (short for orthokeratology) lenses are special gas-permeable lenses designed to reshape the cornea. The patient wears the lenses overnight and when they remove them in the morning, they will be […]

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