Clinical contactology

The objective of this unit is to offer adequate advice on the use of contact lenses, both in cases where visual compensation can only be done following this compensatory option, and in which the user bases his visual compensation on the use of contact lenses.

In our department of clinical contactology we are specialists in adaptation and readaptation of contact lenses. Here we explain the different cases with which we usually find ourselves in our ophthalmological center.

Clinical contactology

The objective of this unit is to offer adequate advice on the use of contact lenses, both in cases where visual compensation can only be done following this compensatory option, and in which the user bases his visual compensation on the use of contact lenses.

In our department of clinical contactology we are specialists in adaptation and readaptation of contact lenses. Here we explain the different cases with which we usually find ourselves in our ophthalmological center.

Readaptation of contact lenses

One of the specialties of this unit is rehabilitation of contact lenses in people who have had to stop wearing contact lenses, for various reasons.

From the almost complete union of an ophthalmological service and a specialized contactology service, a complete case study is carried out to provide a solution with contact lenses to the needs or interests of the patient. It may also be necessary to contribution of tear analysis data or other aspects related to pathologies of the anterior pole of the eye, to help provide a solution compatible with the use of contact lenses.

Previous adaptations or alternatives to refractive surgery?

It also highlights the adaptation of contact lenses in permanent use regime, aimed at people who for various reasons, cannot or should not be surgically intervened of their refractive defect, but request an alternative to the traditional use of glasses and / or contact lenses.

They are also made diagnostic adaptations as part of the preoperative, both refractive surgery  and Cataracts.

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Adaptation of contact lenses in babies

Our contactology unit is specialist in adaptations in babies and children with visual problems eyepieces that require this type of optical compensation. More techniques specific to this unit:

Adaptation of contact lenses in cornea problems

Specifically the contactology department usually adapt lenses in corneal transplants or severe corneal abnormalities as for example, keratoconus.

We do this by using:

  • Therapeutic lenses: Contact lenses are used as a dressing or reservoir of medication, by medical indication.
  • Cosmetic lenses: These are lenses that allow maintaining a symmetrical aesthetic, in case of certain ocular pathologies: aniridiawalleye, trauma, etc.
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Specialized unit in clinical contactology of the area of ​​ophthalmology of Área Oftalmológica Avanzada. Specialists in the care of your eyes.
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