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Contact Lenses for Hard-to-Fit Eyes

From the Show: The Wizard of Eyes
Summary: Having trouble getting the right kind of contacts for your hard-to-fit eyes?
Air Date: 3/21/16
Duration: 10
Host: Robert Abel, Jr., MD
Guest Bio: Paul Kuhwald, FCLSA
Paul KuhwaldPaul Kuhwald has been a Contact Lens Specialist since 1972. Paul served on the Board of Directors of the Contact Lens Society of America for nine years. He authored and co-authored articles on the use of extended wear lenses after cataract surgery. Paul has lectured around the country and in Canada on subjects ranging from design and fitting of multifocal rigid and soft lenses, design and fitting of astigmatic lenses, and on special designs for pathology i.e., keratoconus and post-corneal transplants. Paul's current practice includes pediatric fitting, multifocal and bifocal designs, and astigmatic soft and RGP lens designs. Offices are located both in Wilmington and in Lewes, Delaware.
Contact Lenses for Hard-to-Fit Eyes
If you have had trouble wearing contact lenses or have been told you're not a good candidate for contacts, you simply may have eyes that are "hard to fit."

Contact lens specialists are typically more aware of the latest contact lens technology and options than a general eye doctor.

Many also use advanced equipment that can measure your cornea more precisely to achieve the best contact lens fit possible.

Paul Kuhwald is the second generation of contact lens specialists who have adapted all kinds of materials in order to fit difficult corneas and unusual eyes.

If you’ve given up on the idea of contacts, don't lose all hope just yet.

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