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Scleral Lens Surveys

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Results and comments about scleral lens user experiences, from insertion and removal training challenges to salines to the fitting process, costs, and more.

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Scleral lens insertion technique (1/2023)

Survey period: January 18-24, 2023. Participants: 337. Comments: 83. In 2018, the split was about 70-30 between those who use a standard plunger insertion technique and those who use other tools/methods. In 2023, the split has shifted to 60-40! Clear

Scleral lens wear time (1/2023)

Survey period: January 3-9, 2023. Participants: 305. How long do you wear your scleral lenses each day? What are the constraining factors?

Successful scleral lens fitting time (6/2019)

June 6-9, 2019. 145. This survey was exclusively for people who have been successfully fitted with scleral lenses, meaning specifically that (1) their eye doctor feels the fit is correct, and (2) the lenses are comfortable enough for them to wear as

Cleaning & Disinfection (3/2019)

March 13-27, 2019. 142. Participants who selected “Other”:. You are welcome to use our surveys freely so long as you attribute them to THE DRY EYE SHOP and provide a link to this page.

Costs (3/2019)

February 18 to March 27, 2019. 185. You are welcome to use our surveys freely so long as you attribute them to THE DRY EYE SHOP and provide a link to this page.

Removing, Rinsing & Refilling (12/2018)

December 19, 2018 - January 6, 2019. 430. You are welcome to use our surveys freely so long as you attribute them to THE DRY EYE SHOP and provide a link to this page.

Wear Time (12/2018)

December 12-18, 2018. 335. You are welcome to use our surveys freely so long as you attribute them to THE DRY EYE SHOP and provide a link to this page.

Filling solution preferences (12/2018)

December 5-11, 2018. 215. "Other" responses:. You are welcome to use our surveys freely so long as you attribute them to THE DRY EYE SHOP and provide a link to this page.

Insertion Difficulty (11/2018)

November 28-December 4, 2018. 358. You are welcome to use our surveys freely so long as you attribute them to THE DRY EYE SHOP and provide a link to this page.

Insertion Technique (11/2018)

November 21-27, 2018. 290. You are welcome to use our surveys freely so long as you attribute them to THE DRY EYE SHOP and provide a link to this page.

Water Safety

January 8-20, 2020. 536. Doctors, as you’ll see from these survey results, there is a significant need for increased awareness of acanthamoeba risk amongst scleral lens users. My hope is that this survey will prompt you to review your patient instruc