Spotlight on Contact Lenses in Corneal Diseases
The Bausch & Lomb Contact Lens Centre at TKCI is one of the most advanced and leading contact lens centres in the world. Established in 1989, it has state-of-the-art equipment and internationally recognized specialists. The contact lens clinic at LVPEI prescribes, and fits patients with difficult corneal conditions. Since January 2016, 4336 patients were examined in the contact lens department out of which 689 were treated completely free of cost.
Click here to see Contact Lens Data (Jan-May 2016)
Contact lenses are prescribed for three broad categories of patients:
- For refractive errors
- For patients with irregular corneas such as keratoconus, keratoglobus, corneal scars.
- For post-surgical vision correction such as post corneal transplant or following corneal tear repair, corneal trauma and in children.
The Contact Lens Centre is also specialized in advanced contact lens fitting like scleral lens fitting, piggy back contact lens fitting, prosthetic contact lenses for disfiguring eye conditions and orthokeratology.