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


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.


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.


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