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Specialty Lenses

Specialty Contact Lenses offered at Eye Center of Houston

Dr. Inayatali at the Eye Center of Houston fits specialty contact lenses including soft disposable contacts, monovision/multifocal lenses, and Rigid Gas Permeable lenses. Patients with ocular surface or cornea diseases often require specialty contact lenses to improve vision. Dr. Inayatali utilizes the latest technology and expertise to fit custom lenses including toric, scleral lenses, and Orthokeratology lenses. Dr. Inayatali is certified from the Scleral Lens Institute and Paragon CRT as an orthokertologist to fit the most complex lens types including Scleral Lenses and Ortho-K lenses that correct your vision overnight.

At the Eye Center of Houston, we individualize fittings to fit our patient’s needs, whether it be conventional fittings or advanced customized contacts using our latest OCT technology, our goal is to deliver the clearest most comfortable vision possible.

Orthokeratology (Ortho-k) / Corneal Refractive Therapy (CRT)

Orthokeratology is the only FDA approved therapy for gently reshaping the cornea while the patient sleeps to provide clear vision throughout the day without contacts or glasses. Orthokeratology is the first choice for controlling myopia in children utilizing specially designed gas permeable overnight lenses. Orthokeratology is also known as Corneal Refractive Therapy (CRT).

Studies show that Orthokeratology reduces the progression rate of myopia (nearsightedness) in children. Parents often choose orthokeratology treatment to decrease the progression of nearsightedness while eliminating the need to glasses or contacts. Ortho-k is advantageous to athletes and patients who are around allergens and irritants. It is a great alternative for patients who want clear vision without surgery.

Click here to view a video review by an 8-year-old orthokeratology patient! She also answers follow-up questions in this video.

Scleral Contact Lenses

Scleral lenses are larger customized lenses that improve vision for patients suffering from corneal trauma and/or disease.

Scleral lenses are beneficial for patients with eye disorders, Lasik, RK, and or surgical complications. Lenses are a comfortable option to enhance vision and bypass corneal irregularities. Patients who have been unsuccessful with glasses or soft contact lenses are often great candidates for scleral lenses.

If you suffer from a corneal disease, injury, or dry eyes, schedule your consultation with Dr. Inayatali.