Ophthalmology: Current and Future Developments

Ophthalmology: Current and Future Developments

Volume: 4

Contemporary Scleral Lenses: Theory and Application

Contemporary Scleral Lenses: Theory and Application, provides comprehensive information about scleral lenses. Chapters of this volume have been contributed by renowned scleral lens experts and cover ...
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Initial Lens Selection

Pp. 183-200 (18)

Jason Jedlicka

Abstract

This chapter will cover the process of choosing an initial lens for evaluation when fitting a scleral lens. Topics that will be discussed include what pre-selection factors are helpful with lens selection, what essential design and diameter to select, which lens within a given fitting set to select, as well as alternative methods of lens selection utilizing technology such as OCT and topography.

Keywords:

Benefits, Corneal Graft, Diagnostic lens, Diameter, Fit, Initial lens, Lens bearing, Limitations, Oblate, OCT, Post-surgical, Prolate, Refractive Surgery, Sagittal Depth, Sagittal Height, Scleral shape, Software-Guided, Topography, Vault.

Affiliation:

School of Optometry, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA.