Scleral Lenses

What are Scleral Contact Lenses?

Scleral Lens or Scleral Contact Lens are Rigid Gas Permeable (RGP) contact lenses which rest on the sclera (The white part) of your eye. Scleral lenses are popularly used to treat various eye conditions like Myopia, Hyperopia, etc.

Which conditions can be treated with Scleral Lens?

  • Corneal transplant patients
  • Corneal ectasia
  • Post LASIK patients
  • Corneal trauma patients
  • People with high amounts of astigmatism
  • Keratoconus
  • People with severe dry eyes
  • Post radial teratology or R-K surgery patients

Can a scleral lens be used to treat Dry Eye Syndrome?

Although the scleral lens were originally developed to treat conditions related to corneal irregularities, it is proven that the scleral lens can be used to treat the dry eye condition. One of the reasons is that a scleral lens is filled with a saline solution which acts as a constant source of hydration to the eye.

How long does the scleral lens last?

The scleral lens normally lasts 1-3 years depending on the habits and use of the user.

How much do Scleral lenses cost in Delhi?

Scleral lenses are the most successful treatment option. And it helps treat various eye conditions. Like keratoconus, severe dry eyes, high astigmatism, corneal trauma and post Lasik patients, etc. Besides, the scleral lenses are slightly different from the usual lenses. These are pretty soft and offer better comfort to the patients. Also, it provides better vision and is a good choice for treating irregular corneas.

At Visual Aids Centre, our specialists offer the best scleral lens suitable for each patient’s condition. Scleral lenses cost in Delhi range from Rs. 45,000 to 1,25,000. But, it is worth the quality of vision & comfort you achieve. You can book an appointment to know your overall eye health. And the best treatment option at the Visual Aids Centre.

Why are scleral lenses so expensive?

Scleral lenses are not like any other lenses. So, they offer more comfort and better vision. Also, they are unique and of premium quality. Thus, the scleral lenses cost in Delhi is on a bit higher side. Here are some reasons that justify the worth of scleral lenses-

  • Any classic contact lens may irritate or cause redness in your eyes. But, scleral lenses provide comfort even for a longer period. Also, it contains advanced lens material and protects your eyes from any irritant.
  • Another reason is that they are designed as per the shape of an individual eye.
  • So, the highest level technology used in scleral lenses makes it expensive compared to any other.

The specialists at Visual Aids Centre gain huge experience in the scleral lens fitting. Thus, you can consult them to find the suitable one for yourself.

Does insurance cover the costs of scleral lenses?

In many cases, such as some eye conditions like keratoconus, insurance will cover the cost of scleral lenses. So, the vision and medical insurances cover the cost. Besides, if you have a non-medical eye condition like myopia, hyperopia, etc., you may not get scleral lenses covered. Usually, insurance may not cover the scleral lenses. But, most of them may refund the cost of the scleral lens. However, the terms and conditions may vary for each insurance provider.  

You can learn about the scleral lenses cost in Delhi before the fitting process. The process includes fit, dispense, insertion, removal training & follow-up care. Also, some of them provide cover just for the scleral lens and not for other services. Hence, you can contact us to find out the scleral costs or related details.