Scleral Lenses

soft hydrogel and silicone hydrogel

Recently, specialist soft hydrogel and silicone hydrogel lenses have been developed that are proving very effective in correcting the distorted vision of a KC sufferer and giving supreme comfort.

We fit Kerasoft range including the latest Kerasoft IC lens

If for some reason Contacts fail, a relatively new treatment is being pioneered in some specialist centres called COLLAGEN CROSS LINKING – see Collagen Cross Linking Info. This is a chemical treatment which ‘firms’ the collagen fibres which make up the cornea, so restraining their conical progression. Once treated Contact Lenses still remain the only viable method of visual correction.

For even more about Keratoconus see Wikipedia or the Keratoconus Group website.