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In Focus Blog

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SynergEyes In Focus Blog

At SynergEyes, we pride ourselves in delivering contact lens products that improve vision and ultimately enhance the quality of everyday life.

This blog is geared towards practitioners to highlight case studies from your peers and covers topics such as fitting & troubleshooting, as well helpful articles on practice management and the handling and care of SynergEyes lenses like Duette and UltraHealth.

2020 Global Myopia Symposium Webinars

SynergEyes participated in the virtual 2020 Global Myopia Symposium in September 2020, and provided a number of webinars hosted by Dr. Louise Sclafani, featuring interviews with some of her colleagues regarding the incorporation of SynergEyes lenses into treatment for pediatric myopia.

Watch the videos below for real-life cases where SynergEyes lenses were applied, and the reported results.

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Specialty Fitting in a New Age

by Dr. Louise Sclafani, OD, FAAO

I truly believe that the contact lens world was foretelling the COVID pandemic when the new ISO standards regarding in-office disinfection of diagnostic contact lenses were released in 2018. The present state that we entered in March 2020 has heightened our awareness of the ease of disease transmission in our practices. Therefore, new disinfecting systems, as well as other ways to safely and successfully prescribe specialty contact lenses, such as empirical fitting, are more important than ever.

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Empirical Fitting Now Available for UltraHealth and Duette Hybrid Contact Lenses

SynergEyes® is now offering doctors the ability to empirically fit not only Duette® hybrid contact lenses, but also UltraHealth® hybrid contact lenses. We believe that this new empirical capability will increase practice efficiency, and provide a high likelihood of success when prescribing our specialty hybrid lenses.

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Case Study: SynergEyes VS for Treatment of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

SynergEyes VS™ Scleral Lenses Are Not Just for Irregular Cornea Shapes!

Contact lenses are typically overlooked as a treatment option in chronic dry eye patients, because they never worked well or patients have been told they were not a candidate for contact lenses in the past. In chronic disease conditions this is usually the case, but these may also be the patients that need them the most.

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New ISO 19979 Standards for Hygienic Management of Multipatient Use of Trial Contact Lenses

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) recently updated their standards for care and hygienic management of trial contact lenses meant for multipatient use. The recent update replaces the ISO/TS 19979:2014 guidelines and has been technically advised through an ISO technical committe

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Think "Out of the Box" and Personalize Your MultiFocal Fits

By Jeffrey Sonsino, O.D., F.A.A.O.
Let’s face it.  Patients often complain about their vision with the standard, currently available, off-the-shelf soft multifocals. Why? Decentration is often the culprit in soft lenses, but sometimes it is simply the “mushy” optics of soft lenses. Until something better comes along, our patients have been just silently suffering.

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Announcing the Launch of our New SynergEyes.com

We’re proud to announce that our newly refreshed website, SynergEyes.com is live. When we started the process of updating our website, our main goal was to keep you informed with up to date information and provide users with an improved experience.

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Scleral Lenses for Ocular Surface Disease

By Melissa Barnett, OD, FAAO, FSLS, FBCLA

The SynergEyes VS scleral lens features scleral toricity and linear landing zones. The popularity of the scleral lens modality is colossal amongst specialty contact lens practices and continues to grow in general optometric practices. There are three major categories for scleral lenses: restoration and support of the ocular surface, visual rehabilitation and correction of corneal irregularity and pain attenuation.

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SynergEyes 2019 Innovative Products Showcased at Global Specialty Lens Symposium

The SynergEyes team participated in the 2019 Global Specialty Lens Symposium where over 1,000 eye care professionals gathered to discuss and share the latest information on specialty contact lenses. SynergEyes held a series of workshops highlighting the company’s 2019 Innovative Products for Contact Lens Specialists.

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The Science Behind Center Distance Optics for Myopia Control

By Louise Sclafani, OD

Myopia is a growing epidemic and practitioners are searching for options to slow myopia progression. Multifocal contact lenses offer young patients visual freedom from their spectacles while keeping myopic creep in check. Indeed, progression control is commonly achieved with center-distance designed multifocal contact lenses.

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