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In Focus Blog


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.

The Importance of Tear Exchange in Contact Lenses

By Jeffrey Sonsino, O.D., F.A.A.O.

It is well established that good tear exchange under a contact lens can help prevent microbial keratitis, CLARE, and lens-induced corneal edema.1-5 It makes sense from a physiologic perspective. If you have stasis under a lens, byproducts from normal corneal metabolism accumulate in the post-lens tear reservoir.


UltraHealth Lens Means More Options for Difficult Fits

In Oklahoma, Denise Roddy, OD, of Tulsa, is known for her expertise in fitting specialty contact lenses. “Most patients referred to me have failed elsewhere,” Dr. Roddy says of the patients she receives from other corneal specialists including other ODs as well as MDs. Some patients, like one particular retired nurse educator whom Dr. Roddy saw recently, travel more than 100 miles for her care.


Why Flat Skirts are So Important in Determining the Correct Lens for UltraHealth

By James K. Kirchner, O.D.

For both UltraHealth and Clearkone, the fit (apical clearance) is determined for both lenses using a vault system. But the biggest difference between the two lens types, beyond the material composition, is the use of the skirts.


The First Few Months with UltraHealth

By Jeffrey Sonsino, O.D., F.A.A.O., Vanderbilt Eye Institute

Shortly after UltraHealth was introduced, I became one of the top fitters of the lens in the U.S. We have a moderately busy keratoconus practice, seeing between 21-35 keratoconic patients per week among other complex anterior segment cases.


The UltraHealth™ Silicone-Hydrogel Contact Lens for Keratoconus and Irregular Corneas

UltraHealth Case Reports