Dr. Lynette Johns is an adjunct assistant professor in the department of specialty and advanced care at the New England College of Optometry. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, the Scleral Lens Education Society, and the British Contact Lens Association. She serves as a clinical and education consultant for Bausch + Lomb Specialty Vision Products group.
Scleral lenses are indispensable in a specialty contact lens practice. The indications for scleral lens use are well established in the literature and range from visual rehabilitation of irregular corneas to severe ocular surface disease management.1-4 Many more uses may still be revealed.