Eye Physicians and Surgeons has been open throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic, providing necessary care for urgent and emergent conditions.   As we have now resumed visits for routine but important eye care, we remain first and foremost committed to the safety of our patients and our staff.

Some of our Safety and Sanitation Procedures Include:

Unique Contact Lens - Unique Optometrist By Eye Physicians and Surgeons, P.A. on March 05, 2015

What is a scleral lens and why is it so special?

This blogger asked these questions of Dr. Denh Tuyen, O.D. who joined the Eye Physicians and Surgeons team over a year ago.  She stated the scleral lens is larger than the normal contact lens and is special because it is prescribed for those with irregular astigmatism and/or those who have an eye disease such as keratoconus or dry eye.  Such eye conditions can cause the cornea to be shaped differently, thus causing visual impairments.  Recently a patient with double vision in one eye (after having Lasik surgery several years ago), saw Dr. Tuyen at the recommendation of his ophthalmologist.  She tested him with the scleral lens and his double vision was gone!

 

Do all optometrists prescribe the scleral lens?

Dr. Tuyen is unique in that not many optometrists prescribe the scleral lens.  Therefore, Eye Physicians has yet another reason for patients to choose us as their eye care specialist.  You may want to find out if you are a candidate for this special contact lens.  Give us a call at (302) 652-3353 for an appointment.

 

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Eye Physicians and Surgeons, P.A. has been a trusted fixture in the community for more than three decades. Our caring, expert staff is affiliated with the:

  • American Medical Association
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Delaware Academy of Ophthalmology

Our office can be reached 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Emergency care and weekend and evening appointments are available. Call us at (302) 652-3353, use our online form to request a consultation, or email us.

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