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Euro & Austral-Asian
Scleral Lens Academy
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HYGIENE & CARE SOLUTIONS

What you need for wearing scleral lens:

1.       Cleaners

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

  Cleaning procedures:

  • 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.

 

 

Remember:

  • 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:

  • 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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EASLA thanks Dr. Edward Boshnick for his contribution providing most of the images included in this website

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