Keratoconus is a progressive, potentially visually debilitating eye disease in which degenerative thinning of the cornea results in irregular bulging of the normally round cornea. This condition results in distorted vision, ghosting and glare-because of corneal warpage-and requires special contact lenses as glasses and ordinary contact lenses don’t work well for these patients. Although most people wear contacts for cosmetic reasons, there is a population of people that have to wear special contact lenses to be able to see properly. For these people these therapeutic lenses are a medical necessity because they can’t achieve useful vision with glasses. Keratoconus is one of these medical conditions. Therapeutic lenses are also used for people who have had corneal transplants, scarred corneas or who suffer from severe dry eyes. These contact lens fittings are much more complex and lengthy as compared to regular fittings.
If you or a friend would like to learn more about therapeutic contact lenses or contacts for keratoconus, please feel free to call Seeta Eye Centers and schedule an eye examination by calling 845-454-1025 , visiting Seeta Eye Centers or facebook.com/seetaeyecenters.
Seeta Eye Centers is conveniently located at 23 Davis Avenue, Poughkeepsie, New York 12603, Cecilwood Health Center, 969 Main Street, Fishkill, New York 12524 and 664 Stoneleigh Avenue, Suite 100, Carmel, New York 10512 for patients from Westchester County, Rockland County and throughout the Hudson Valley, Dutchess County and Orange County.