By Edward S. Bennett OD MSEd FAAO, Vinita Allee Henry OD
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Lens surface treatments can also increase the on-eye wettability of soft lenses. Silicone hydrogel materials typically use surface treatments or internal wetting agents to improve wettability, thus providing another option for fitting the dry-eye patient. 57,58 Gas-Permeable Lens Selection GP lenses have the advantage of not dehydrating and obtaining water from the postlens tear film. However, they may induce peripheral corneal desiccation in patients with dry eye. If a GP lens is desired, a highly wettable material, such as a medium-oxygen-permeability (Dk) fluorosilicone acrylate, is recommended.
Lensometry reveals 2 prism diopters of base-out OD and OS. 50 170 20/20 Binocular testing reveals an intermittent alternating esotropia of 10 prism diopters with 2 prism diopters of base-out prism over each eye, she is able to fuse. Slit-lamp evaluation reveals good ocular health. Should this patient be fitted with contact lenses? SOLUTION: Because this patient requires lateral prism to prevent diplopia, contact lenses are not a good option. Even if her vision is correctable to 20/20 in each eye with contact lenses, she would require plano spectacles with the lateral prism to wear over her contact lenses.