Soft K Contact Lenses

Soft K lenses are soft contact lenses specially designed for patients with Keratoconus or irregular corneal conditions.

They also correct astigmatism with a back toric design that can accommodate up to 7.00 diopters of cylindrical correction.

The front curve is comprise of 3 zones:

  1. Optic Zone: thicker to improve the optic quality.
  2. Lenticular Zone: specially designed for structural stabilization.
  3. Edge Zone: thinner edge for good comfort.

The lens also features 2 pressure-balancing holes.  They equalize the pressure between the front and back of the lens.

Insertion

Wash hands using perfume free soap and dry with lint free towel.

Setup a mirror at eye level.

Inspect the lens to see if it is inside out

  • Place the lens on tip of finger with the concave side up. Making sure the contact lens forms a perfect bowl shape with the edges appearing straight. If the edges look flared out the lens is inside out.

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Place the lens on your index finger.

With your index finger of your other hand, pull your upper lid up at the lash line.

With the middle or ring finger of your hand holding the lens, pull the lower lid down.

Look into the mirror and gently place the contact lens directly onto your cornea.

Look up and down before blinking.

Removal


Pull up on your upper eyelid with the index or middle finger of one hand and pull down on your lower lid with the ring finger of your other hand.

With dry fingers, pinch the bottom of the soft skirt at the 5 & 7 o’clock position. If you have difficulty pinching the lens skirt, dry your fingertips and try again.


Recommended replacement schedule for Soft K lenses is every 1 year.  Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery when ordering your replacement lenses.