For many patients, scleral lenses are they key to vastly improved vision. The doctors and staff at The Eye Shop are dedicated to guiding you through the process of evaluating and wearing scleral contact lenses. To prepare for your first set of take-home trial lenses, you’ll want to make sure you have the following materials. […]

Specialty Contact Lenses

Getting Started with Scleral Lenses

For many patients, scleral lenses are they key to vastly improved vision. The doctors and staff at The Eye Shop are dedicated to guiding you through the process of evaluating and wearing scleral contact lenses. To prepare for your first set of take-home trial lenses, you’ll want to make sure you have the following materials. […]

Specialty Contact Lenses

Getting Started with Scleral Lenses

One day some nerdy eye doctor shot up from their bed after having the most amazing dream. They rushed into their lab and set to work on stitching together 2 different kinds of contact lenses. A ghoulish creation that would hope to give exceptional clarity with incredible comfort. Thus was born the hybrid lens. Ok, […]

Specialty Contact Lenses

Specialty Contact Lenses – Vol 3: Hybrids

One day some nerdy eye doctor shot up from their bed after having the most amazing dream. They rushed into their lab and set to work on stitching together 2 different kinds of contact lenses. A ghoulish creation that would hope to give exceptional clarity with incredible comfort. Thus was born the hybrid lens. Ok, […]

Specialty Contact Lenses

Specialty Contact Lenses – Vol 3: Hybrids

Everything old is new again. Or at least everything old has been improved upon, at least where contact lenses are concerned. Nowhere is this more true than with hard, or gas permeable (or “GP” for short) lenses. Some doctors use the term “RGP” for “rigid gas permeable” lenses, but who has time for that? Pull […]

Specialty Contact Lenses

Specialty Contact Lenses – Vol. 2: RGP “Hard” Lenses.

Everything old is new again. Or at least everything old has been improved upon, at least where contact lenses are concerned. Nowhere is this more true than with hard, or gas permeable (or “GP” for short) lenses. Some doctors use the term “RGP” for “rigid gas permeable” lenses, but who has time for that? Pull […]

Specialty Contact Lenses

Specialty Contact Lenses – Vol. 2: RGP “Hard” Lenses.

Have you ever been told you aren’t a great candidate for contacts? Too much astigmatism? Too high of a prescription? Need cheaters for near work? Irregular cornea? Would it surprise you to learn that that good options exist for each of these cases? This series of blog posts will be focused on different specialty contact […]

Specialty Contact Lenses

Specialty Contact Lenses – Vol 1: Extended Range

Have you ever been told you aren’t a great candidate for contacts? Too much astigmatism? Too high of a prescription? Need cheaters for near work? Irregular cornea? Would it surprise you to learn that that good options exist for each of these cases? This series of blog posts will be focused on different specialty contact […]

Specialty Contact Lenses

Specialty Contact Lenses – Vol 1: Extended Range