Contact Lenses

Contact Lenses

There are three groups of procedures which help to achieve successful contact lens wear. Determining optimum lens parameters (including mode of wear and material), appropriately assessing the fit of the lens and, at aftercare, assessing the effects of lens wear on the external structures of the eye.

Contact Lenses
  • CL014-Soft-lens-fit-assessment.pdf

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  • CL015 Soft contact lens removal

    Practitioners must be able to insert and remove contact lenses in order to fit new patients, and in the event that a contact lens patient presents with a problem. New patients, as well as those with poor manual dexterity will be unable to insert and remove contact lenses themselves.

  • CL015-Soft-contact-lens-removal.pdf

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  • CL016 Rigid gas permeable contact lens assessment

    Fit assessment determines whether a contact lens is fitting well and is suitable for the patient. Adequate fitting is necessary for optimal vision and comfort, and to minimise the risk of complications. The fit of a gas permeable lens (GP) can be assessed with a slit-lamp and a Burton lamp.

  • CL017 Rigid gas permeable contact lens removal

    Practitioners must be able to insert and remove contact lenses in order to fit new patients, and in the event that a contact lens patient presents with a problem. New patients, as well as those with poor manual dexterity will be unable to insert and remove contact lenses themselves. It is also im...