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|Subject: Re: High Prescription-ICL Anyone?||Date: 8/27/2005 4:11 PM|
|Author: AeroFool||Number: 39 of 43|
Interesting that you used that greeting/saluation as I am originally East Indian!
Good to hear from you. I made the switch from regular soft lenses about 15 years ago to gas permeable hard lenses. I wonder if this might be a good option for you? Basically my prescription was very high and I tended to wear my custom toric soft lenses for at least 16 hours a day and eventually blood vessels developed and my doctor recommended the switch. The gas permeable lenses improved my prescription slightly - due to the effect of 'holding my eye' in, I believe and thereby affecting the shape.
The transition was a great one for me - it was difficult in the beginning because we had to experiment a little and eventually realized that the lenses needed to be larger in diameter to accomodate my larger (typically Indian) eyes. But once we did that I loved them and have worn them ever since. They allow your eyes to quite literally breathe since oxygen can flow through them (gas permeable).
Have you looked into them before?
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