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About Astigmatisms and Treatments

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Astigmatism might prevent you may from wearing average contact lenses, yet there are many popular toric lenses that can help provide the same comfort for your eyesight and have the same replacement schedule as any other kind of lens. Most popular ones are likely Acuvue moist for astigmatism, Biofinity toric, and some prefer Alcon’s Air Optix for astigmatism, which can be worn up to 6 nights and 7 days continuously.

The common misconception is that many people think astigmatism prevents you from wearing contact lenses, however, with the advancements made today, there are contact lenses that are customized to provide comfort, zero irritation, and, depending on the lens you use, better vision than average contact lens wearers. The choices of what may work for your astigmatism often depends on how the contact would fit in relation to the cornea.demure woman with astigmatism kent wa

In certain cases of medium to extreme astigmatisms, such as keratoconus, specialty contact lenses like scleral lenses or hybrid contact lenses are recommended since their design covers the entire cornea. The customized fit ensures an amazing fit so that your eyesight remains clear, comfort, no unexpected irritation, and the lens stay on the eye without moving around. Although average astigmatism may not require wearing especially contact lenses, those who experience consistent dry eyes or aren’t satisfied with the visual quality of regular contact lenses may want to consider this option. Investing in a more sophisticated contact lens design is worthwhile. For example, scleral lenses can often provide up to 20/20 vision or better due to the combination of an exact fit and encapsulating most of the cornea. Imagine getting Lasik treatment without the need for surgery or the risks involved. That’s not something you’ll get from conventional contact lenses.

To find out more regarding specialty contact lenses, how your astigmatism can be treated, and see what options are available, contact our eye doctor for a consultation. You might just tell to your friends afterward saying, “I’m getting perfect vision WITHOUT LASIK!”

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Ft. Lauderdale Eye Associates

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While many things have changed, one thing the remains the same: our commitment to providing you with the highest level of quality eye care. With state of the art technology and knowledge the doctors and staff here at Ft. Lauderdale Eye Associates are providing our patients with low volume, concierge quality medical treatment. You can be assured that our infection control and safety protocols are up to date and at the highest level to provide you with a clean and extremely safe environment. We look forward to seeing you soon. To make an appointment please call 954-492-1177.

For patients needing contact lenses, please call or send a text message 954-445-7764. Patients can additionally call the office number and leave a message.

All contact lens orders will be shipped directly to patients.