Aqueous and lipid deficiency dry eye damage the corneal and conjunctival epithelium. Rich active biologics repair, remodel, and restore normal function and enhance comfort to this fragile tissue. Scleral lenses facilitate prolonged application of these salutary molecules to the ocular surface. Bathing the cornea in structural collagen, growth factors, and extra-cellular matrix proteins promote rapid rehabilitation.
Med Spa FAQ
- Do you treat both eyes on the same day?
While exceptions exist, we usually recommend treating one eye at a time.
- Will I be dilated?
- Do you need old records?
While old records are helpful, a good history provided by you, the patient, is usually sufficient. It is best to bring any relevant studies, prescriptions, and over the counter remedies.
- Does treatment hurt?
We painlessly insert and remove the scleral lens. Some patient elect to extend their treatment overnight for maximal effect. We are on-call 24/7.
- Are you Dry Eye Specialists?
Dr. Lewis is a fellowship-trained specialist in cornea and external disease. He is affiliated with the Wills Eye Surgical network and the Kremer Eye Center. He frequently lectures and innovates in the area of dry eye management. Dr. McManamon is the former assistant Director of Specialty Contact Lenses at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University. He is a well recognized national expert in scleral lenses and dry eye care. He lectures on the specialty contact lens applications.
- Am I a candidate?
Effective dry eye management requires a comprehensive and granular assessment. a throughout medical and surgical history, a review of previous therapies, a detailed physical examination, and in-office diagnostic testing. Sometimes, other modalities are recommended.
- What is the cost of liquid amniotic therapy?
Our staff will verify your insurance coverage prior to administration of treatment. We provide cost effective care in an industry replete with overpriced pharmaceuticals.