Vision Therapy in Beavercreek

Scleral Lenses: A Revolution in Dry Eye Management

(937) 426-7787

Experience Lasting Relief from Dry Eyes

Dry eye syndrome can be more than just a minor inconvenience. For many individuals, it's a daily struggle that affects their quality of life. If you've been living with the discomfort of dry, irritated eyes, it's time to explore a revolutionary solution — scleral lenses.

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The Impact of Dry Eye

Experiencing dry eye symptoms can greatly affect your daily life and overall health. These symptoms can disrupt your work, hobbies, and even your ability to carry out everyday tasks comfortably.

Common signs include persistent dryness, itching, redness, and blurred vision. If you experience increased sensitivity to light and a constant feeling of foreign objects in your eyes, you might suffer from dry eye syndrome.

Ignoring dry eye symptoms can lead to worsening discomfort and potential complications. Chronic dry eye can damage the eye's surface and increase the risk of eye infections. It’s vital to seek professional guidance if you experience any of these symptoms.


Scleral Lenses vs. Traditional Dry Eye Treatments

The treatment landscape for dry eye syndrome (DES) has evolved significantly, going far beyond traditional methods like artificial tears and punctal plugs. While these conventional treatments provide temporary symptom relief, they do not address the underlying pathology or offer long-term solutions. The current standard in DES management involves a more holistic approach, emphasizing healing of the ocular surface and improved gland function.

This modern approach to DES includes prescription medications that enhance tear quality and quantity alongside mechanical lid treatments to stimulate meibomian gland function. These methods aim to alleviate symptoms and heal the ocular surface, providing long-term comfort and eye health.

Scleral lenses are a part of this advanced treatment spectrum. Unlike traditional methods, these lenses offer more than just symptomatic relief. Custom-designed to cover the entire corneal surface, they create a continuous tear reservoir, providing sustained hydration and protection. This approach addresses the immediate discomfort and the root causes of DES, making scleral lenses an effective option for comprehensive dry eye management.

These specialized contact lenses offer several advantages over traditional treatments:

  • Maximum Moisture

    Scleral lenses are larger and vault over the cornea, creating a saline reservoir that constantly bathes the eye, providing unparalleled comfort. 

  • Stable and Secure

    Scleral lenses provide a secure and stable fit by being custom-fitted to your unique eye shape, avoiding irritation caused by movement.

  • Reduced Friction

    Dry eyes are more susceptible to irritation from the mechanical friction of blinking. Scleral lenses reduce this friction, giving you clear vision without distractions.

  • Long-Lasting Relief

    Whether working long hours or enjoying outdoor activities, these lenses provide extended wear and lasting relief from dry eye symptoms.

Patient Reviews
- Apr. 22, 2024
Very good team.
- Jun. 07, 2023
Easy to find location with very friendly staff. The doctor took the time and caught a previous presc... ription error in my glasses and contacts. I highly recommend this location.
- Jan. 07, 2022
Dr. Molly O'Neill at the Centerville location is fantastic and her recommendations dramatically impr... oved the vision of my son and I. For years our son endured frustrating vision issues under our previous doctor. Once we switched practices and Dr. Molly examined him; she diagnosed the problem and suggested prism lenses and now his vison is dramatically improved. She also changed my prescription and I see better and no longer squint at the computer and when driving. Dr. Molly is easy to work with and we highly recommend her for your family vison needs!
- Sep. 29, 2021
I called about 10 different places but Noone would accept my insurance, finally I was referred to c... omprehensive, First time I had ever took the time to get my eyes checked. They were quick to get me an appointment, I was alittle early but they had me in and done completely just 15 mins after my appointment time. My glasses arrived less than a week later. They fit perfectly and I can see so much better. A++ I would definitely refer Comprehensive Eye Care to others!!
- May. 03, 2021
I was pretty happy with my service. Glasses arrived quickly.
- Aug. 18, 2020
BEST eye Doctor in the around & fantastic experience.
- Jul. 16, 2020
Got an appointment quick and my glasses were ready in just a few days
- Feb. 24, 2020
Great experience and great service, thanks for all your help with my new glasses.
- Jan. 10, 2020
John is very friendly and always takes time to make sure any and all questions are answered.
- Nov. 14, 2019
My daughter went in for an eye exam and came out with a pair of glasses on order. The selection of f... rames for children is limited, but they came in less than a week later. I picked them up for her, not realizing that glasses need to be adjusted. My husband took her back that afternoon and they have been great.
- Apr. 01, 2018
Extremely accurate prescription! Best I have ever had! Polite and courteous staff.

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Scleral Lenses in Beavercreek

Our optometry practice in Beavercreek

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Hours
  • Monday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Thursday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
Insurance Plans
  • VSP
  • Medicare
  • United Healthcare
  • Aetna
  • Spectera
  • Medicaid
  • Anthem
  • EyeMed
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross
  • MetLife

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Get Your Scleral Lenses from Comprehensive EyeCare - Beavercreek

At Comprehensive EyeCare - Beavercreek, we understand the impact of dry eye symptoms on your daily life. Our experienced eye care specialists are committed to improving your eye health and comfort.

Contact us to schedule an appointment and explore how scleral lenses can transform your life by providing unparalleled relief from dry eye syndrome. Together, we can enhance your quality of life and well-being.

(937) 426-7787