Special Eyes Blog

Trouble-shooting the Fit of a Custom Soft Contact Lens

As with any custom soft contact lens it is imperative to make sure the fit of the contact lens is correct and optimal before chasing vision.  It is only when fit and centration are achieved that a practitioner can move on to mastering the ... Read on...

SpecialEyes' Custom Optic Zone Diameter

Contact lens patients present with various visual concerns, the most common of which are alleviated with performing refractions over the contact lens. Some, however, go beyond the typical over-refraction and can frustrate both patient and ... Read on...

SpecialEyes Had Me at "With a Twist"

When you think of great painters, who come to mind? Leonard da Vinci? Vincent Van Gogh? Michelangelo perhaps? Personally, I think of Tom Sawyer! So, when SpecialEyes suggested we get in touch with our artistic side, I knew I was in trouble.   ... Read on...

Toric Contact Lenses and Importance of Repeatable Over-refraction

In the precision prescribing of soft custom toric contact lenses, correcting for patients’ astigmatism and any potential cross cylinder effect, a repeatable over-refraction is of utmost importance. Read on...