Dr. Winward is pleased to announce that he has been specially trained and is now certified to fit Bausch and Lomb KeraSoft IC lenses, a new innovative alternative to gas permeable contact lenses for patients with unique corneal conditions.
Dr. Winward has over 10 years of experience, was the valedictorian of his class, and has expertise in fitting lenses specific to keratoconus.
KeraSoft IC uses the latest technologies in silicone hydrogel materials and advanced design engineering to create a soft contact lens that provides excellent vision and comfortable wear, a breakthrough in improving the quality of life for people with keratoconus, Pellucid Marginal Degeneration (PMD) and other types of irregular cornea conditions. KeraSoft IC's patented design also provides a high level of oxygen transmission insuring healthy comfortable lens wear.
Most people with keratoconus have to rely on contact lenses to regain functional vision. In early cases, standard contact lenses can work well; however as keratoconus progresses, the cornea becomes more irregular and specially designed contact lenses are needed to improve vision. While gas permeable contact lenses can improve vision in patients with keratoconus or irregular corneas, they can sometimes be uncomfortable to wear for long periods of time and can be challenging in certain environments and climates.
If you have been diagnosed with keratoconus or any other type of irregular cornea, are intolerant to rigid contact lenses, or would simply like a lens that offers enhanced comfort for your unique situation, ask Dr. Winward about custom-made KeraSoft IC lenses at your next eye care visit to see if KeraSoft IC lenses might be right for you.