Redness after removal of Scleral Lens?

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Redness after removal of Scleral Lens?

Postby Benjo444 » Thu 16 Jan 2020 12:42 am

I am on my second scleral lens as my first one caused redness after removal and a stamp like imprint, the new one has just been delivered today however I’m having the same problem. This redness however looks a little different with miniature veins stemming from the centre of the eye (see in image) , just wondering if it’s still safe to continue wearing this lens without my ophthalmologist checking it first?
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Re: Redness after removal of Scleral Lens?

Postby Anne Klepacz » Thu 16 Jan 2020 9:33 am

I'd be getting this checked before continuing to wear the lens. Better safe than sorry!

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Re: Redness after removal of Scleral Lens?

Postby carmel » Sun 26 Jan 2020 6:45 pm

Go back and see the ophthalmologist, that sounds like it needs to be checked out.

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Re: Redness after removal of Scleral Lens?

Postby GrandPaClanger » Sun 22 Mar 2020 7:19 am

I have a the same issue. I am working with the lens fitter to resolve the fit. If you look closely when the lens it in you may see one or more white bands (it's called blanching) Mine is caused by the lens being a little tight at two spots so it pinches the veins in the sclera. When you take the lens out the pressure is released causing a rebound effect making the eye go red. I think of it like putting your foot on a hose pipe then taking it off :P
. Get it checked out and watch your wear time. My fitter and consultant don't seem to be stressed about it


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