Creative management for keratoconus again helps patient see well. Prescription of a custom soft keratoconus contact lens achieves success for a problem keratoconus patients

19th September, 2010 - Posted by Dr. S. Barry Eiden - No Comments

Keratoconus is best managed with contact lenses when all options are available including rigid gas permeable, hybrid, piggyback, scleral, and specialty custom soft keratoconus contact lens designs. This recent case shows how a patients who has not been treated properly in the past was able to achieve success with a custom designed soft keratoconic contact lens at North Suburban Vision Consultants (NSVC). Read More

Children with learning problems often suffer from vision issues that are not diagnosed in school vision screenings

19th September, 2010 - Posted by Dr. S. Barry Eiden - No Comments

There are numerous vision skills that can influence academic performance and learning such as binocular vision, near focus, and eye movement tracking. Simple vision screenings at school or at pediatrician offices frequently miss the presence of problems in these areas that can have a significant negative impact on school performance. Dr. Darin Strako, director of pediatric eye care services at North Suburban Vision Consultants (NSVC) suggests a comprehensive pediatric eye examination for all children by age 3 to 5, or sooner if problems are suspected. Read More