Transplant with Relaxing Incisions equals Pain

This is a photo of an eye that underwent corneal transplant surgery 30 years prior to the time this photo was taken. 15 years ago in an attempt to improve the patient's vision with this eye, a corneal surgeon placed 2 "relaxing" incisions in the donor cornea. These incisions act in much the same way as RK incisions act. The result was a worsening of the patient's vision in this eye. In addition, for the last 10 years this patient had unrelenting pain in this eye. One year ago this eye was fit with a scleral lens which not only improved this patient's vision significantly, but also eliminated the pain she was experiencing. Look carefully at this photo and you will notice 2 green cuts on the donor cornea, one cut located at about 1:00 and the other located at 7:00. A special dye was used to highlight these open incisions, still open after all these years.

SMAP 3D Scleral Lens Design

Last year we introduced an exciting piece of technology that has allowed us to custom design a scleral lens much more accurately. It is the SMAP 3D, which is a computer attached to a dedicated camera that allows us to obtain a 3 dimensional image of the entire front surface of the eye, including the cornea and the surrounding white portion of the eye (the sclera). Up until now there has not been any technology that would allow us to measure the ocular curvatures outside the cornea. The SMAP allows us to do this. Read More

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EyePrintPro technology creates a scleral lens based on a mold of the cornea. The molding is accurate to 1 or 2 microns and fits perfectly because it exactly mirrors the irregularities of the individual corneal surface. The technology is well suited for post-Lasik, Keratoconus, RK, eye injury, and corneal transplant patients. Read More in this PDF about EyePrintPro Scleral Lens Technology

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