Navigation Links
SynergEyes Hybrid Contact Lenses Provide a Vision Solution for Post-LASIK Patients
Date:4/25/2008

SAN DIEGO, April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- SynergEyes, Inc., of Carlsbad, CA, recently launched a revolutionary hybrid contact lens designed for people who need further vision correction after undergoing refractive vision surgery. SynergEyes(R) PS (post-surgical) is also designed for patients who have experienced some type of corneal trauma or suffer from certain degenerative vision conditions.

Every year, millions of people undergo LASIK or other types of vision correction surgery to restore vision and eliminate the need for glasses or contact lenses. But according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), approximately 5 percent of LASIK patients are dissatisfied with their outcome and experience post-operative conditions like eye pain, blurred or double vision and difficulty driving at night.

Because LASIK permanently alters the shape of the eye, traditional contact lenses and glasses often cannot provide the additional vision correction needed. This is why SynergEyes has developed a revolutionary contact lens designed specifically to address the technical challenges of restoring vision to these patients offering them consistent, predictable vision, even at night.

Approved for marketing by the FDA, SynergEyes(R) PS hybrid contact lenses combine two materials -- a rigid gas permeable center with a soft lens outer skirt. The "hybrid" design bonds a "hard" and "soft" contact lens together resulting in a one-of-a-kind vision correction option that provides crisp, clear vision for surgically altered corneas in a comfortable, healthy contact lens.

"The SynergEyes(R) PS lens has proven to be a safe, effective and comfortable lens for the restoration of post-surgical vision loss," says Dr. Edward Boshnick of Miami, FL. "It has become my first choice lens for the treatment of patients who have lost quality vision and comfort due to refractive and corneal transplant surgery."

Until being fit with SynergEyes(R) PS, Gabriel Meneses, a patient of Dr. Boshnick, had been struggling daily with post-LASIK side effects like blurry vision, ghosting and migraines after having the surgery six years ago. His vision could not be adequately corrected with eyeglasses or other contact lenses. "Dr Boshnick gave me the opportunity to be one of the first to try the new SynergEyes(R) PS lens ... all I can say is what a difference! As for vision quality, this lens has definitely offered me the best I've experienced so far."

Incorporating patented HyperBond(TM) technology and HydrolEyes(TM) surface science, the SynergEyes contact lenses with FDA market clearance include SynergEyes(R) A for naturally occurring ametropia, targeting patients with astigmatism, current gas permeable lens wearers, and patients demanding optimized vision; the SynergEyes(R) KC for keratoconus, the SynergEyes(R) Multifocal lens for presbyopia and the SynergEyes(R) PS for post-surgery and post trauma refractive errors.

Contact:

Kellie Kaseburg

Vice President of Global Marketing

kkaseburg@synergeyes.com

877.SEE.2012

http://synergeyes.com

This release was issued through eReleases(TM). For more information, visit http://www.ereleases.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE SynergEyes, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. UT Southwestern testing new hybrid hearing device combining advantages of hearing aids, implants
2. Novel organic metal hybrids that will revolutionize materials science and chemical engineering
3. The trouble with hybrids
4. Nations Premiere Patient Advocate Organization Commits to UCN inContact(R) for Entire Group
5. $2.4 million grant for study of corneal infections associated with contact lenses
6. Personal Contact Helps Maintain Weight Loss
7. Grey House Publishing Acquires Hudsons Washington News Media Contacts Directory
8. Eyes on Puerto Rico: Johnson & Johnson Markets New Contact Lenses Directly to Consumers
9. New Study Finds Frequent Hand Washing Puts Health Care Workers at Increased Risk for Irritant Contact Dermatitis
10. New study finds resistant organisms at core of soft contact lens corneal infections
11. Contact lenses with circuits, lights a possible platform for superhuman vision
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Dickinson ... offers insurance and financial preparation services, is providing an update on a charitable ... , Rock City Rescue is a locally recognized nonprofit that provides shelter and ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... LEXINGTON, Ky. (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... MD, MPH to become its next President and Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Dr. James ... and CEO Elect beginning July 1, 2018 until Dr. Puffer’s retirement at the end ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... Pharmacy (SOP) alumni Hannah Randall, PharmD ‘17, and Jennifer Huggins, PharmD ’17, ... guideline updates for the primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases during the 15th ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Many families have long-term insurance that covers ... companies have a waiver for care if the client has a cognitive impairment diagnosis. ... pays for care, is often waived, so the benefits from their insurance start immediately,” ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... ... Global Healthcare Management’s 4th Annual Kids Fun Run brought out many kids this ... by Global Healthcare Management’s CEO, Jon Letko, is aimed at getting kids excited about ... ages; it is a non-competitive, non-timed event, which is all about having fun and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/7/2017)... 6, 2017   Provista, a proven leader ... billion in purchasing power, today announced a new resource ... The Newsroom is the online home for case ... expert bios, news releases, slideshows and events. ... wealth of resources at their fingertips, viewers can also ...
(Date:10/4/2017)... -- According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), influenza ... Care is helping communities across Massachusetts , ... no-cost* flu shots through the end of the month. *Some ... ... flu shot is by the end of October, according to the Centers ...
(Date:10/2/2017)... -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) ... of 2017 on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. Lilly will ... the investment community and media to further detail the ... begin at 9 a.m. Eastern time. Investors, media and ... the conference call through a link that will be ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: