Prescription glass and Contact lens
Eye Life™- eye hospital , eye clinic, Computerised eye check up is done along with check up by eye specialist and Prescription glasses are prescribed with great accuracy. Eye Life™ is also an advanced centre for disposing Contact Lens for various purposes like myopia(minus number), hyperopia(plus number), Astigmatism, Cosmetic contact lenses etc for individuals not interested in prescription glasses. At Eye Life™, speciality contact lenses for various eye diseases like Keratoconus, ocular surface disease, dry eyes etc. like Toric, Multifocal, Kerasoft IC, Rose K, Scleral &Semiscleral, Boston Scleral contact lens etc. are also dispensed, after a proper trial.
At Eye Life™ eye hospital, computerised eye testing and check up by eye specialist is done and glasses prescribed for patients with refractive error or glass number.
Contact lens are devices that act as aids to improve our vision without us having to wear glasses. In today’s era, variety of contact lenses are available depending on the visual needs of the patients.
Soft Contact Lens
Simplest and the most comfortable contact lenses are the soft contact lenses. These are used to treat refractive errors like myopia(minus number), hyperopia(plus number) and lower astigmatism (cylinder number) <1.5D cylinder. They are also available as yearly, monthly, three monthly and daily disposable lenses. At Eye Life,™ we perform a detailed eye check up by eye specialist before dispensing contact lens. We also provide using instructions in details so as to enable all users, safe and comfortable contact lens wear.
Semisoft or RGP contact lens
These are specialized contact lenses which were earlier extensively used for eyes with higher astigmatism or irregular astigmatism. Their use is limited now due to the availability of various other specialized contact lenses like Toric, Rose k contact lens etc
Toric Contact Lens
These contact lenses are especially designed for higher astigmatism or cylinder number. They provide much better vision as compared to semisoft contact lens and are also much more comfortable to use. Detailed workup is required before dispensing toric lenses.
Rose K Contact Lens
These are specialized semisoft contact lenses which are designed for eyes with Keratoconus. Keratoconus causes irregular astigmatism and Rose K contact lenses work much better than semisoft or toric contact lens in such eyes. Detailed workup is required prior to dispensing of Rose K contact lens.
Kerasoft IC Contact Lens
Kerasoft IC contact lens are the only soft contact lens available for the treatment of Keratoconus, irregular corneal astigmatism like Pellucid marginal corneal degeneration, post- keratoplasty astigmatism. They provide excellent visual acuity similar to Rose K contact lens along with the added comfort of a soft lens.
Scleral and semi-scleral contact lens
Made of a specialized material, these lenses come in a very specialized design which has a vault when placed over the ocular surface. This vault is filled with fluid prior to applying it over the eye. This fluid filled cavity helps in providing moisture to the ocular surface in patients with dry eyes. It also helps in correcting the irregular astigmatism and ectasia in patients with diseases like Keratoconus.
Boston Sceleral Contact lens – PROSE
PROSE – Prosthetic Replacement of the Ocular Surface Ecosystem are Scleral Contact lenses specially designed by the Boston Foundation for Sight, Needham, Massachusetts. PROSE is US FDA approved device revolutionary device that was created by Dr Perry Rosenthal and his team and is made of a special material called Boston XO. Patients with Dry eye, Stevens Johnson Syndrome, Keratoconus, Keratoglobusetc are ideal candidates for PROSE.