I am happy to assist you with your question today.
I often fit contact lenses as bandage lenses. This is rarely done for dry eye, however.
I usually use a bandage lens for cases of damage to the front surface of the eye.
I usually use a bandage lens called Acuvue Oasys. I have also used Biofinity and Air Optix Night and Day.
There is only one lens which is FDA-approved for dry eye, called Proclear. This lens should not be worn as a bandage lens because it cannot be slept in, but it does create somewhat of a re-wetting effect on the eyes, especially those that suffer from dryness.
I will be available to answer any follow-up questions you may have. Please don't forget to offer a positive rating once your question has been answered fully.Also, please note that the information here does not replace an examination and should be used as educational purposes only.
Thanks. How about if I have blephitis. Well my doctor released me, basically, abandoned me. My right eye has cornea abrasions due to dry eye. Can a bandage contact work for this?
i been doing compresses and lid scrub for almost a year. seems my vision is effected by dry eye too, is it true that proclear also helps with higher order abberations. will the one a days work best since i have blephitis. do you also know if their is a place i can try them out to see the comfort with no prescription.
I never knew that Restasis treats blepharitis.
Does it treat melborian gland disfunction?
Ok, do you know of any specialists in Texas that can diagnose 100% of what is causing my dry eyes?
if my dry eyes is happening because of evaporative from the eye lids, but i have plenty of tears, can one of those bandage contact help, or maybe just to sleep in
is there a way we can purchase them without a doctor and take them to a doctor to put them in?
ok, thanks for your help.