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Category: Cornea

Scleral contact lens technologies offers hope for those with severe cornea and dry eye problems

Scleral contact lens technologies offers hope for those with severe cornea and dry eye problems

Scleral contact lenses have been effectively utilized at the Black Hills Regional Eye Institute since 2010. They offer an alternative to traditional rigid gas permeable (RGP) contact lenses for those with severe corneal disease such as keratoconus or those with severe dry eye. These lenses are much larger than standard RGP’s and vault over theRead More


Steve Khachikian, MD Offering Corneal Collagen Crosslinking

Steve Khachikian, MD Offering Corneal Collagen Crosslinking

Steve Khachikian, MD at Black Hills Regional Eye Institute is participating in a clinical research trial for crosslinking. Patients are eligible for this study if they are 12 years of age or older and have been diagnosed with Keratoconus or Corneal Ectasia. Vision must be 20/25 or less and K’s greater than 47.0 Diopters withRead More


Steve Khachikian, MD Offering Corneal Collagen Crosslinking

Steve Khachikian, MD Offering Corneal Collagen Crosslinking

Steve Khachikian, MD at Black Hills Regional Eye Institute is participating in a clinical research trial for crosslinking. Patients are eligible for this study if they are 12 years of age or older and have been diagnosed with Keratoconus or Corneal Ectasia. Vision must be 20/25 or less and K’s greater than 47.0 Diopters withRead More


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