SCLERAL CONTACT LENSES: THE FINAL CHAPTER

Playing The Hand I Was Dealt

 

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Oh, the irony of it all: a contact lens intolerant person who can only see by way of scleral contact lenses.  Well, we tried.

Last week, I returned to my optometrist/lens fitter after trying out my second pair of sclerals.  Vision-wise, the first pair seemed pretty good for someone who really can’t see well, but a couple things were off: I still couldn’t see close-up at all, the TV created some weird, double vision—compared to my normal, ghosted vision—and night driving was still a ghosted mess when I looked at anything illuminated.  I should add that sclerals do help with my light sensitivity, but I still can’t drive into the sun, which is rather hard to avoid unless you can consistently drive north and south and never turn.

Due to the aforementioned issues, my optometrist changed my prescription as he felt my first pair was…

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