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Variazioni della superficie anteriore dell’occhio in seguito all’uso di lenti a contatto minisclerali
Highlights •Short-term miniscleral contact lens wear significantly alters limbal radius and scleral elevation. •No corneal flattening was found as a consequence of short-term miniscleral contact lens wear. •Scleral flattening was not fully reversed 3 h after lens removal in majority of...
Problemi e complicanze delle lenti a contatto sclerali riferiti ad una applicazione non ottimale tra lente e superficie oculare
Introduction: The advent of high oxygen permeability (Dk) of rigid contact lens materials has reduced complications related to hypoxia when using scleral contact lenses (ScCLs). However, new issues and complications have emerged. Some of these issues and complications are caused by the nonoptimal fitting...
Variazioni di spessore e di curvatura posteriore dopo l’uso di lenti a contatto sclerali nel cheratocono
Highlights •The posterior corneal curvature after scleral lens wearing has never been studied. •A flattening curvature appears in nasal quadrant in intracorneal ring patients and in inferior hemisphere in keratoconus. •The cornea is slightly thinner after scleral lens wear except...