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SpecialEyes Staff: Fun Facts and Photos

Get to know the SpecialEyes Team Have you ever wanted to put a SpecialEyes face with a name? Now's your chance to get to know the SpecialEyes staff. Read on...

SpecialEyes Distance Center Multifocal: Case #2 from Treehouse Eyes

Distance Center Multifocal with OptiSync Technology By: Kevin Chan, OD, MS, FAAO Treehouse Eyes, Tysons Corner, VA Read on...

SpecialEyes Distance Center Multifocal: Treehouse Eyes Case Study #1

By: Kevin Chan, OD, MS, FAAO Treehouse Eyes, Tysons Corner, VA Read on...

OptiSync® Technology Is a Slam-Dunk Success for Presbyopic Patient

JL, a 54-year-old female with antimetropia and presbyopia, presented with a desire to improve her vision in multifocal contact lenses. Upon ordering a set of the SpecialEyes 54 Multifocal lenses, the practitioner shared that the patient had ... Read on...

Presbyopic Patient with High Cylinder LOVES Her Custom Multifocal Toric Contacts

At SpecialEyes, we know that fitting multifocal toric contact lenses can sometimes be a challenge you would rather avoid. Here’s a case we hope will change your mind! Read on...

Practitioner Refits Discontinued Extended Range Contacts with SpecialEyes

At SpecialEyes, we know how rewarding it is to create happy, loyal, contact-lens patients—especially when those patients require extended-range parameters and can’t wear just any in-office lens design. So, what happens when that extended-range ... Read on...

3 Factors Associated with Multifocal Misalignment

A misalignment between the multifocal optics and visual axis can occur due to a variety or combination of factors. Let’s take a look at some of these factors in closer detail. Read on...

3 Ways to Identify Multifocal Misalignment Issues

Appropriate alignment of the multifocal optics with a patient’s visual axis is a critical—yet often overlooked—component of successful soft multifocal contact lens fittings. For our purposes, the visual axis is defined as the line that connects ... Read on...

Study Results: Multifocal Contact Lenses with Offset Optics

It is well-known that not all patients are successful in soft multifocal contact lenses. This is because simultaneous vision multifocal contacts rely on a complex optical delivery system and successful outcomes are determined by a variety of ... Read on...

A Successful Switch From Monovision to Multifocal Toric Contacts

Introduction KC, a 53 year old administrative assistant wearing monovision, came in for her annual exam. During the exam, the practitioner asked her if she was happy with her current contact lenses and if she would be interested in trying ... Read on...