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How to Prevent an Ocular Migraine

Ocular migraines, while not very common, can be painful for those who suffer from them.  Ocular migraines, which are sometimes called visual or retinol migraines, may cause vision loss or blindness in one eye for a short period of time.  This can seem severe or dangerous, so you will want to visit a doctor if you suffer from frequent ocular migraines.  Be sure to immediately stop what you are doing and rest until you regain full vision.  You will want to schedule a prompt ...

How to Protect Your Eyes from the Sun

Exposing yourself to the UV rays from the sun can create potentially damaging health issues.  You probably put on sunscreen, but do you properly protect your eyes?  UV rays can cause a number of eye problems, such as cataracts and corneal sunburn, which can have lasting effects on your eyesight.  At Eyes of Winter Park, our expert team of eye doctors offers insight on how to protect your eyes from the sun.  There are a few tips on how to protect your eyes from the damaged ...

What Your Infant Can Actually See

When you bring your baby into the world, you may not realize that that little bundle can't actually see the world as you see it.  In fact, their vision only allows them to see less than a foot away from their bodies.  As they develop, so does their visual capabilities.  It is important to know developmental milestones for your baby's vision so that you can continually monitor their progress as they grow.  As an optometrist in Orlando, our eye doctors at Eyes of Win...

Exploring the Link Between Junk Food Diets and Blindness in Teens

You have probably heard the phrase, "You are what you eat," and doctors at the University of Bristol are warning that eating a junk food diet can lead to permanent blindness if not caught early. In one case, a teen went to the doctor complaining of being tired. The doctor found macrocytic anemia and low Vitamin B12 levels. The teen admitted to eating a diet of chips, crisps, white bread, and a little processed pork. Doctors gave the teen Vitamin B12 injections, and he started feelin...

Exploring the Connecting Between Alzheimer's and Eye Health

While research is very preliminary, scientists say that there seems to be a connection between Alzheimer's and eye health. The link appears to be through the optic nerve located at the back of the eye. This nerve receives messages from the retina and sends it to the brain. In people with Alzheimer's patients often experience damage to the optic nerve, which doctors can detect.   Results from Optic Nerve Testing According to research conducted at the Departme...

Preventing Eye Injuries at Work

According to the National Institute of Occupational Health and Safety, about 2,000 workers suffer eye injuries daily at work in locations across the United States. The American Academy of Ophthalmology says those eye injuries cost more than $300 million to treat. Furthermore, the academy says that workers and employees can prevent about 90 % of those injuries if workers wear the right protective eyewear.   How Do You Know an Eye Injury has Occurred? Many people try ...

Is There a Tie Between Sleeping Issues and Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is an eye disease where the optic nerve of the eye is damaged. Typically, it occurs when fluid builds up behind the front part of the eye. It can cause severe pain in the eye or the forehead along with sickening headaches leaving patients feeling like they want to vomit. Many people with glaucoma see halos or rainbows, and their vision is blurry. There is no cure for glaucoma, but early treatment can often help slow down its progression. Now, researchers working at John Hopkins Unive...

Eye Care Following a Stroke

The United States Center for Disease Control estimates that a person in America has a stroke every 40 seconds. Doctors diagnose about 800,000 strokes each year while minor strokes often go undiagnosed. In about 528,000 of those cases, people experience a vision loss. This loss can take on many different forms. Vision Field Loss Many people realize that they no longer have a normal field of vision following their strokes. The most common type of visual field loss involves...

Eye Conditions Treated With Contact Lenses

It is difficult for eye doctors to prescribe eyeglasses for some patients who have eye problems. Many of these patients, however, get their sight restored when they wear correctly fitting contact lenses. See if you or a loved one falls into these categories where contact lenses may be an outstanding solution. Keratoconus Keratoconus is a progressive eye disease where the usually round cornea begins to thin and bulge out in the middle. Then, the bulge distorts light from ...

Protecting Your Eyes When Using Digital Screens

If you work in an office where you sit at a computer all the time or use your smartphone consistently, then you may already know that you may be damaging your eyes. Staring at a digital screen all the time can harm your eyes, and it can make them burn or feel dried out. You may discover that your eyes get red and you may also find that you become more nearsighted over time. To prevent doing permanent damage to your eyes while staring at a digital screen, follow these tips. Get an E...

Protect Your Eyes From the Sun

Many people move to Florida because of the excellent chances to play outside all year long while others are lucky enough to be born in the state. Whichever group you fall into, it is essential to protect your eyes from the sun all year long when you live in Orlando. Eye cancer, corneal sunburn, cataracts, and pterygium are just some of the damage that you can do if you do not choose to protect your eyes from the sun’s ultraviolet rays. Protect Your Eyes All the Time ...

Preparing for Your Eye Exam

While many people walk into their eye exam for glasses or contact lenses in Orlando without any preparation, thinking through some common eye challenges can help you prepare to work better with the eye doctor during your next eye exam. There is a simple reason for this as many people feel nervous during the exam making it harder to think about challenges that you need to address with your optometrist. Therefore, use this list as a springboard to think through if there are any particular issue...

The Plain Facts About Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry eye syndrome affects about 3 million Americans and the number continues to climb annually. Others suggest that the number is closer to 5 million while some suggest that at least 48 percent of Americans over the age of 50 suffer from this condition. If you are one of those people suffering from dry eyes, then you are probably already familiar with the burning itchy feeling of your eyes being continually dry. In severe cases, it can alter your eye’s function and stability. ...

Sleep Problems May be a Sign of Glaucoma

If you fall asleep very fast or have a difficult time falling asleep, you may want to see your eye doctor very soon, according to data collected from more than 6,700 people who completed the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Glaucoma is a serious eye condition that results when nerves in the eye stop sending signals to the brain about what you are seeing. Too much sleep and too little sleep can both be a problem, according to the study. Are You at Risk? T...

Rates of Nearsightedness in Children May Double by 2050

Experts with many different organizations predict the rate of nearsightedness will double in children by 2050. Across the globe, there are almost 1 million new cases diagnosed every week. Almost 90 percent of children in South Asia are nearsighted while the rate in America and Europe is approaching 50 percent. While a child with one parent who is nearsighted is about 33 percent, the rate nearly doubles if both parents are nearsighted. Why is the Rate of Nearsightedness Increasing?...

Why Good Eyesight is Essential for Good Grades

Soon, your child may be bringing home his or her report card for the year. If the results are not what you had hoped, find if your child’s eyesight is making getting good grades harder than it needs to be. It is estimated that up to 25 percent of students have undetected eye problems. Alarmingly, only about 5 percent of students with vision problems will test poorly on vision tests administered by school nurses or other professionals. Visual Skills Needed to Perform Well in S...

Warning: Do Not Sleep in Contact Lenses

While a few types of contact lenses are made to be worn at night, you are not supposed to sleep or nap in most types of contact lenses. Yet, about 33 percent of Americans self-report that they do so regularly. This can have a devastating effect on the eyesight of contact lens in Orlando wearers. Acanthamoeba Keratitis A 34-year-old man who had worn contact lenses for more than 50 percent of his life admitted to sleeping in his contact lenses regularly. He started experie...

Celebrate Healthy Vision Month During May

The National Eye Institute, numerous providers and doctors are involved in promoting Healthy Vision Month during May annually. The theme for this year’s celebration is “My Vision of the Future.” Eyes of Winter Park hopes that you will help them celebrate this event throughout May 2019. Wear Sunglasses Optometrists in Orlando, like Dr. Francisco José Richardson, recommend that you wear sunglasses on a sunny day to protect your eyesight. Sunglasses...

What to Do in an Eye Emergency

Each day, approximately 730,000 United States workers suffer eye injuries on the job. Over 25,000 sports-related eye injuries happen annually. Many others hurt their eyes in a multitude of ways. Therefore, it is important to know what to do if you are on the scene of an eye injury or one happens to you. How Can Eyes Be Injured? Eye injuries fit into four large categories. An object, like wood, dust or concrete, can end up in the eye. Eyes can also be injured from chemica...

Falls in Hospital May be Connected to Poor Eyesight

A small study done in a California hospital suggests that eyesight may be a major contributing factor in falls among older adults admitted to the hospital. The study examined 115 patients with 50 percent being declared fall dangers. While they found that many of the seniors were fall dangers, they found that those who tested poorly on eye exams were more likely to fall. Correlation Between Eyesight and Falling Researchers gave the seniors an eye exam. They found that tho...

Color-changing Contact Lenses May Effectively Deliver Medicine

The eye is a fascinating organ that is designed to keep things out of it naturally. When the eye thinks something is going to go into it, then it starts blinking wildly and tears start rolling down your face. This can help protect you in many ways. Yet, it makes eye ointments and eye drops very difficult to administer. Research suggests that about 90 percent of these medicines never make it into the body. Another 5 percent ends up being absorbed through the skin instead of through the eye. Wh...

6 Parts of the Basic Eye Exam

When you go to see the eye doctor in Orlando, Florida, to get your eyes tested, the doctor is likely to do six different things during your eye exam. Understanding the goal behind each part helps you to relax so that you can fully participate in what the doctor is trying to accomplish during an adult eye exam. Keratometry Test Depending on the setup at your eye doctor’s office, you may be given a keratometry test before you ever get to the exam room. You rest your ...

The 3 Confusing O’s of Eye Care

Most eye doctors have been called opticians, optometrists, and ophthalmologists. The similarity is that they all treat the eyes, but there is a huge difference between their training and what they can do under the law. Opticians Opticians are trained to take measurements and help people pick out the right eyeglasses for them. They can often make simple repairs and adjustments to glasses. Additionally, some are trained to help people with contact lenses. Almost all optici...

New Study Finds Poor Handwashing Can Lead to Eye Disease in Contact Wearers

A new study from the Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE) reminds wearers of contact lenses in Orlando how important it is to wash their hands well before putting in or taking out their contact lenses. While the study says that using daily disposable contact lenses reduces the chances of diseases to the eye, it does not eliminate these diseases from occurring altogether. What is Microbial Keratitis? One of the diseases that can result from poor handwashing, ...

What to Expect for Your Comprehensive Eye Exam

The eye is one of the most complex organs in the human body. In order to gain a full understanding of the eye, many different tests and observations must be administered. Most comprehensive eye tests take up to two hours, based on the optometrist’s observations. Here’s what to expect from the typical comprehensive eye exam: Visual Acuity Test A Visual Acuity Test is an exam that measures your ability to recognize letters or numbers of varying size f...

Getting Ready for Your Eye Appointment

Visiting your eye doctor on a regular basis is paramount to keeping your eyes healthy. Before you see your doctor, it’s in your best interest to be prepared for the appointment. The following are some helpful tips and important questions you should keep in mind for your next eye appointment: Be Prepared It greatly helps both you and your doctor if you come to your appointment prepared. Remember why you scheduled your eye appointment. Have you been having vision pro...

9 Myths About Contact Lenses

Contact lenses are the best option for active people or anyone who doesn’t want to be burdened with glasses. While this is true, there are myriad misconceptions floating around about them. Here’s a list of them and why they’re not true: 1. I Can’t Use Contact Lenses Sure, you can! Anybody can use contact lenses, you just have to get used to them. It may be intimidating at first, but after a while it becomes second nature. 2. Contact Len...

Contact Lens: Types and Tips

Contact lenses have come a long way over the years. There are many types of contact lenses you can choose from to optimize your vision. The following are descriptions of different types of lenses and some general upkeep tips: Soft or Rigid? Soft lenses Soft contact lenses are the most popular option. Typically made of gel-like, water containing plastics called hydrogels. Soft lenses have good airflow and allow your eyes to oxygenate effectively...

Cataracts: All you need to know

Cataract is a vision disorder that occurs when the small oval lens behind the pupil loses its transparency. When the lens becomes opaque, the light cannot reach the retina as well, greatly diminishing vision. The pupil lens plays the same role as a camera lens: to focus the image with respect to the distance of the object. The lens achieves it by deforming to change its curvature. Cataracts often develop over time as the structure of the lens changes. The prominent hypothesis affirm...

Facts You Need to Know About Your Vision

The eyes are very important organs that are very delicate and need to be taken care of. The following are 8 crucial things you need to know about your vision. 1. You are going to need glasses at some point Even if you have 20/20 vision throughout most of your life, with age your vision will start to deteriorate. You may notice that far away objects and text are hard to see or find it difficult to focus on text close up. Any form of visual decline can be solved with a vis...

Color Contact Lenses for Fashion

Colored contact lenses are a great product with a wide range of applications. With colored lenses, you can temporarily and safely change the color of your eyes. The applications are endless for colored lenses! They can be made to your prescription or just be colored for those who don’t need eye prescriptions. Types of Colored Contacts Visibility Tint Usually a light blue or green tint added to a lens. These tints are relatively faint and ...

Diabetes And Your Eyes

Diabetes greatly increases the detriment of visual acuity. This is due to the nature of how diabetes affects your metabolic processes. How Diabetes could Impact Your Eyes High blood gluсоѕе lеvеlѕ can саuѕе сhаngеѕ in the shape оf thе lеnѕ which саn tеmроrаrilу саuѕе blurring of уоur vision. This соmmоnlу оссurѕ bеfоrе being diаgnоѕеd with diabetes or when diаbеtеѕ iѕn't wеll managed. The blurriness uѕuаllу diѕ...

Eye Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Eye injuries are rather unfortunate circumstances that could lead to serious injuries or total damage to the eyes. Pеrѕоnаl рrоtесtivе еquiрmеnt fоr thе eyes and fасе are dеѕignеd tо рrеvеnt оr lеѕѕеn the severity of injuriеѕ tо workers. Every еmрlоуеr muѕt аѕѕеѕѕ the wоrkрlасе аnd dеtеrminе if hаzаrdѕ that rеquirе thе use оf еуе аnd/оr fасе protection аrе present or аrе likеlу tо bе present bеfоrе assigning a се...

Retinoblastoma: What You Need to Know

One of the most common forms of cancer that affects children below the age of 2 is Retinoblastoma. This is caused when the retinas of the eyes begin to grow or change beyond what the body can control and form tumors. Retinoblastoma can be treated like most forms of cancer if it is caught early before it progresses. There is also a strong likelihood that it is passed from genes and so it is important to request for a test from an optometrist if someone in your family has had this cancer before...

Choosing a solution for your contact lenses

Choosing a contact lens solution is important because different solutions react to your eye and the material of your contact lenses. The following is a list of solution types and their pros and cons: Multipurpose solutions These are contact lens solutions that can clean, rinse and store your contact lenses. After using your lenses, you need to rinse them and rub them down before storing them. Multipurpose solutions do all of these steps in one. A...

8 Ways to Reduce Screen Strain

Screen stressors are a modern issue for our eye health. If you’re a student who uses a computer for class, an employee who does a majority of your work on a screen, an avid television watcher, or spend a lot of time on your smartphone, your eyes may be suffering from screen strain. The following are a few remedies that can reduce screen strain: 1. Configure your screen to Dark Text on a White Background A lack of contrast is a leading cause of screen strain. When y...

Chemical Burns and the eye: All you need to know

Chemical burns occur when the eye comes in contact with a chemical substance, and it can have a severe impact on the eye. A chemical substance can have severe effects on the quality of vision and the long-term health of the eyes if proper care is not taken. The eye does not accommodate foreign substances. If a foreign substance gets into the eye, and unless the substance is taken out, you will experience prolonged discomfort. For instance, if soap gets into the eye, it typically wil...

Diabetic Eye Disease – Other Eye Conditions Linked to Diabetes

Diabetes is a serious disease that should never be ignored. Its tendency to affect the eyes makes it imperative that you visit an eye doctor once diagnosed. The most common eye disease related to diabetes is Diabetic Retinopathy which is more commonly known as “Diabetic Eye Disease.” This term covers a lot of other eye conditions related to diabetes such as cataracts, Diabetic Macular Edema (DME) and Glaucoma. These conditions, if not attended to by an eye doctor, can lead to comp...

11 Tips for wearing Contact Lenses

Contact lenses are a great product for improving visual acuity, however they do have their limitations. The following are a few things to avoid when wearing contact lenses: 1. Do not Forget to wash Your Hands before putting on Contacts If you don’t eliminate the bacteria on your hands before putting on contact lenses, it will remain on your contact lenses and cause problems later. The bacteria can move behind your eyelids at take up your eyes as its new home, causi...

Eye Protection Tips For Computer Users

Most of our work is done on computers, and there is usually no escape from it. It is a visually intensive task and, unfortunately, our work pressure and lifestyles do not give us the opportunity to be kind to our eyes. Which is why these tips should come in handy. I. Know Your Eyes Tears The first line of defence, they also serve as lubrication by keeping the eyes moist and nourished; they also have a corrective lens function. ...

Dry Eye Syndrome- What You Should Know

Dry eye related discomfort is the most common ailment treated by optometrists. Here are common symptoms: Dryness, redness, itchiness, blurred vision, stinging sensation excess watering/tearing, a foreign body sensation sandy/gritty sensation, contact Lens intolerance light sensitivity, excess mucous, burning sensation Dry eye syndrome, often referred to as keratitis sicca or keratoconjunctivitis sicca, is caused by insuffici...

More Info On Contact Lenses

If you’ve made the decision to get contact lenses, you’re probably wondering what the best type is for you. Here are they types of contacts we provide, and their respective pros and cons: Soft Lenses Soft contact lenses contain some 25% to 79% water. They are easily to adaptable to your eyes and quite comfortable. With a soft contact lens in your eyes you will barely feel anything, however, you should be more careful in handling them and they have to be repla...

Computer Vision Syndrome

With all the devices we’ve grown attached to over the last 10 years, it’s no surprise to learn that our eyes suffer from excessive exposure to their bright screens. What is Computer Vision Syndrome? Otherwise known as digital eye strain, it encompasses all eye-related problems that come up as a result of the prolonged and excessive use of a computer, smartphone, and other digital device. When people use digital devices for long periods of time, they will expe...

Daily or Monthly Contact Lens: Making a choice

Before you are issued your contact lenses, you have the option of getting either a daily or monthly contact lens. If you have been wearing glasses for a long time, you may find the process of switching to contact lenses arduous. Before you have to worry about the details and specifics of getting contact lenses, you may need to ask your optometrist some questions about the type of lens you need. Here are a few frequently asked questions from our patients: 1. “What op...

The Causes of dry eyes that you have to know

There are two significant causes of Dry eye Environmental factors: A high level of tear evaporation. Physiological factors: Not enough tears produced by the eyes to keep the eyes lubricated. There is a certain level of tear film required by the eyes so it can maintain its comfortable and natural state and if this level is disrupted, you will begin to notice symptoms of dry eye. Environmental Factors The primary environment...

Pinkeye: All You Need to Know

Pinkeye, or Conjunctivitis, is a very common eye disease, especially for youth. Outbreaks of Pinkeye often happen at elementary schools. Causes Conjunctivitis occurs when there is an inflammation of infection of the transparent membrane(conjunctiva) that lines your eyelid and covers the white part of your eye. When small blood vessels in the conjunctiva become inflamed, the white of your eye becomes reddish pink. Commonly caused by viruses, bacteria, allergies,...

What You Need to Know About Far-sighted Eyes

Far-sightedness, or Hyperopia, is an eye condition in which light is focused behind, instead of on, the retina. This results in nearby objects looking blurry while far objects look clear. Types Simple Hyperopia Occurs due to natural biological diversity Pathological Hyperopia Caused by disease, trauma, or abnormal development Functional Hyperopia Caused by paralysis that ...

Contact Lens Care

Many contact users either grow complacent or don’t care about proper care for their lenses. This can lead to a host of issues from wasting money to causing eye issues. Here’s some helpful info on how to avoid these issues with your contact lenses: Why can't water be used for rinsing contact lenses? Tap water contains chlorine, minerals and metal particles, which can damage both the lenses and the eye. Among other things, water contains organisms which can...

All You Need To Know About Contact Lenses

Contact lenses are used for vision correction and are placed on the cornea of the eye. They’ve been intensively developed and modified over the years become the most effective and comfortable they can be. Here’s all you need to know about contact lenses: Types of Vision Impairments These are the types of vision impairments that call for the use of corrective lenses: Myopia It is a visual disability where the image of the o...

Eye Allergies

If you are one of the millions of people who are affected by allergies, this list of symptoms should be familiar: Sneezing Congestion Runny nose Sore throat Itchy, burning and watery eyes Red, weepy, burning eyes that are often a result of exposure to an allergen. Eye allergies are very irritating and happen to majority of people. Here’s some helpful information on these inconvenient seasonal ailm...

Why People Visit Optometrists

Are you on the fence about getting your eyes checked out? Here are some facts that will clear up any questions you have about optometrists: Benefits of Visiting Optometrists Regularly You only have one set of eyes for your whole life, so you need to take care of them. Whether or not you need glasses, consulting with an optometrist on a regular basis is vital to keeping your eyes healthy for life. Depending on a patient's general health condition, family hea...

All You Need to Know About Night Blindness

Night blindness, also known as Nyctalopia, is the inability to acclimatize to dim lighting conditions. Some people become more nearsighted at night as the pupil dilates in dark conditions, a condition called spherical aberration. Night blindness is mostly a symptom of several underlying diseases or conditions, especially untreated nearsightedness. This occurs because an individual with myopia will become even more nearsighted as the pupil dilates at night. On the other han...

Eye Symptoms You Shouldn't Ignore

Eye problems range from mild to severe in symptoms and conditions. Depending on the degree of eye issues you have, you should visit an optometrist. 4 Common Problems Bloodshot Eyes Bloodshot Eyes, or "red eyes" are the most common condition. Red eyes could be due to an illness, injury, eye infection, over exposure, or other condition such as allergies. Bloodshot eyes are caused by the enlarged and dilated blood vessels in the surface ...

Top Ten Foods (Nutrients) That Are Healthy For Your Eyes

1. Lutein Lutein would easily pass for the most beneficial supplement for your eyes. Lutein is a powerful antioxidant that remedies the consequences of aging on the eyes. Studies have shown men and women between 60 and 85 have improved vision and healthier cells by taking between 6mg to 10mg of lutein per day. Lutein can be found in most leafy greens and common vegetables. 2. Lycopene Lycopene reduces the transformation of the Alpha protein to the B...

Tips for protecting your eyes during seasonal allergies

All things begin anew in Spring, including the onset of seasonal allergies. Here we’ll explore how allergies begin, the symptoms, and treatments. Seasonal allergies and their sources Tree pollen is the most common culprit. In the Spring you’re guaranteed to see a blanket of bright yellow-green particles everywhere outdoors. Also, weed and mold spores are known to cause seasonal allergies. These particles travel by air, and when your immune system reacts to th...

Tips for protecting your eyes in the digital age

With the amount of time we spend staring at screens today, it’s no surprise that a host of eye problems have sprung up since the start of the digital age. It is one major problem that continues to reoccur for all age groups. Here’s all you need to know about protecting your eyes in the digital age: Symptoms of digital eye strain If you are experiencing eye irritation, red and dry eye, blurry vision, headaches, problems focusing, shoulder and neck pain; you ar...

7 Signs That You Need to Visit an Optometrist in Winter Park

When’s the last time you’ve had your eyes checked? Have you noticed yourself squinting at faraway or small objects? Do you find it frustrating to read text close up? If you’re noticing that something’s wrong with your eyes, it’s time to visit an optometrist. The need for an optometrist According to statistical findings by the Vision Impact Institute, approximately 60% of the population requires vision correction. To ensure that your eyes sta...

Choosing the Best Eye Doctor in Winter Park For You

Introduction Your eye is a very critical part of your body. Choosing the right eye doctor is just as important as keeping your eyes healthy. There are different types of eye doctors, so you might find choosing the right one a confusing process. The Decision process When getting ready to decide to choose your eye doctor, you must know that there are two basic types of eye doctors. They are Optometrists and Ophthalmologists. In between this two is a third known...

Guide on How to Overcome Presbyopia

Reality of presbyopia If you find it difficult to read text from a laptop or mobile phone or tablet screen, it is very likely that you are suffering from presbyopia. As we grow old, the eyes start to lose their ability to focus on small objects since the lens hardens and is unable to flex, making it difficult to see things close by. Presbyopia starts occurring from forty years and above. It is something that everyone gets to some degree; including people who have never had vision ...

A Guide to Teens and Contact Lenses

Is your teen having trouble seeing? Are you a teenager who’s tired of squinting to see the board at class? Here’s all you need to know about contact lenses. How old should you be to start using contact lenses? There is no age limit for contact lenses. You can start at any age, however the responsibility required by the constant maintenance can be difficult for younger users. It is beneficial, however, for a young user to get familiar with using contact lenses...

What are Scleral Contact Lenses?

Scleral contact lenses are known for a few advantages they have over other types of lenses: Lenses Rest on the Sclera Improved comfort for all day wear Rigid Lens Material Offers improved optics for sharp and stable vision Filled with Fluid Corrects astigmatism, scarring, irregularities, dry eyes Vault the Cornea Protect the sensitive, nerve fille...

Scleral Contact Lenses - Are they easy to use?

The thought of inserting a large rigid lens into your eyes may sound menacing but the truth is that these lenses are easy to use. Like all contact lenses, scleral lenses require some time to adjust. After a few days of use you will get used to them. The staff at Eyes of Winter Park take their time to assist you through the entire process to ensure that you experience success with these lenses. The first and most important step is to make cleanliness and hygiene a priority and not a ...