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Eye Doctor vs Contact Lens Specialist | Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Many of us can understand that various professions carry their list of experts. where does this fit with an eye doctor? Nearly any eye doctor can check for eye disease, write a prescription for new glasses, and teach someone how to put on contact lenses in a healthy fashion. However, in rare cases where glasses won’t correct your vision, and consequences might even hurt or be impossible to wear, some eye doctors refer to a contact lens specialist.

What is a contact lens specialist?

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A contact lens specialist isn’t eye doctor who has taken an interest entreating hard to fit patients. After years of studying patients with complicated eye conditions and correcting their vision with custom tailored contact lenses, An eye doctor can develop this specialty as part of his list of services.

Both Dr. Paul Klein and Dr. John Bascome have spent most of their career catering to individuals who seek the most advanced eye care available. Or there’s a patient who suffers from a corneal disease like keratoconus or somebody seeking corneal refractive therapy, our doctors offer numerous solutions to help people achieve an amazing quality of vision.

A contact lens specialist utilizes the latest technology.

In order to produce an amazing contact lens fit, Broward Eye Care invest in the latest corneal topography, digital imaging, and diagnostic tools to produce high-resolution images of your eye. This can include the surface of the eye, the cornea, all the way to the optic nerve, which is at the very back of the eye. By carefully mapping out your specific eyes’ shape, our contact lens specialists can create the best visual solution for you.

Are there any credentials for a contact lens specialist?

Dr. Paul Klein is a Diplomate of the Section on Cornea, Contact Lenses and Refractive Technologies. This particular accomplishment reflects Dr. Klein’s additional years of study toward fitting specialty contact lenses as well as keeping up to date with the latest contact lens technologies being used. Dr. John Bascome is also one of our contact lens specialists who has practiced fitting specialty contact lenses as well. Dr. Bascome partnered with Dr. Klein to care for all hard-to-fit contact lens patients.