Ophthalmology: Current and Future Developments

Volume: 4

Initial Lens Selection

Author(s): Jason Jedlicka

Pp: 183-200 (18)

DOI: 10.2174/9781681085661117040011

* (Excluding Mailing and Handling)


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.

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