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Special Lenses for Special Needs

Eyeglasses are not helpful if they do not do the intended job.  Contact lenses are not helpful if they don’t correct the vision to an acceptable level or they cause dry Eyeglasses are not helpful if they do not do the intended job.  Contact lenses are not helpful if they don’t correct the vision to an acceptable level or they cause dry eyes or other issues.  On the other hand, specialty eyeglasses and contact lenses can provide help for people with special needs.

Dry eyes

Macular degeneration

Corneal diseases like Keratoconus

Post surgical eyes

Astigmatism

Cataracts

Computer vision needs

High magnification needs

Peripheral vision problems

Double vision

These are just the tip of the iceberg of problems that eyeglasses or contact lenses may solve.  It seems that new lenses are brought to market every day.  It is very hard for every eye care professional to keep up with the technology.  But those that do, those that are in-the-know, are best equipped to serve their patients.  Continuing education is the mainstay of our practice and always has been.  From the doctors to the receptionist, continuing education helps us to help our patients.

To read Dr. Meghan Schiffer's full article click here