Euro & Austral-Asian
Scleral Lens Academy
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What you need for wearing scleral lens:
2. Disinfection and storage solutions such as peroxide solution
3. Application solutions (0,9 % non-preserved saline solution)
4. Additional Cleaners (alcohol based cleaners)
You may also need:
1. Artificial eye drops - Non-preserved
2. Application Plunger
3. Removal Plunger
- Scleral Lenses should be cleaned by rubbing for a minimum of 15 seconds
- Rinse prior to overnight storage to remove microbes, parasites and debris (lipids and protein from the tear film, cosmetics and creams that can adhere to the SL during daily wear)
- Rinsing with a preservative free saline or multipurpose solution removes the cleaner and all residue from the lens surface
- Removing debris increases the effectiveness of the disinfection process and helps to maintain lens surface treatments.
- Use the fresh solution every time.
- Only use solution recommended by your contact lens professional.
- Discuss solution changes with your contact lens professional.
- Plunger may be cleaned with alcohol or alcohol wipes and then allowed to the air dry.
- Lens case clean with saline or multipurpose solution, wipe with the dry tissue and let air dry face down.
- Avoid abrasive cleaners.
- Do not store lenses in saline.
- Do not wash your cases and scleral lenses with tap water.
- Don’t fill the lenses with preserved solution.
- Wearing schedule varies based on the corneal condition, Dk/t of the lens, and recommended by your eye care professional.
- First time- 4-6 h/day, increasing 2 h each subsequent day.
- Total of wearing hours per day: 12-14h.
- Extended or overnight wear is not recommended.
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