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Using toricity with scleral lenses
Using toricity with scleral lensesScleral 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.
Study: Most astigmatic patients would choose to trial daily disposable contactsThe majority (91 percent) of astigmatic patients are willing to trial a daily disposable contact lens for astigmatism with a doctor’s recommendation, research shows.
About 50% of patients severely astigmatic, study saysNearly one-half of patients requiring vision correction are significantly astigmatic in at least one eye and could benefit from advances in toric contact lens technology, according to a study published in Eye & Contact Lens: Science and Clinical Practice.