Informational Resources

Informational Resources

Scleral FittingA Guide to Scleral Lens Fitting

This guide is based on an extended literature search on the subject of scleral lens fitting and provides an overview of the latest knowledge and understanding on this exciting vision correction method.

Getting ComfortableScleral Contact Lens Insertion, Removal, Troubleshooting and Lens Care

Insertion and removal of a scleral contact lens. Additional troubleshooting tips and lens care information is included.

Building a PracticeMCO Vision Research Institute Scleral Lens Fit Scales

The Scleral Lens Fit Scales demonstrate how to correctly estimate the clearance (amount of tears underneath portions of a lens, measured in microns) by comparing the tear layer thickness to the center thickness of the lens. Optic sections demonstrate the tear thickness underneath the lens both centrally and at the limbal area. Also shown are various edge clearances. Printing and shipping has been provided for by an unrestricted education grant from the Bausch + Lomb Boston Custom Lab Channel.

image-glasses-on-tableBILLING AND CODING Resources

Specialty Contact Lens Coding and Billing. Sample Insurance letters and More.


Updated information and knowledge is vital to enable eye care practitioners (ECPs) to provide excellence in quality of care for patients. In keeping with the fast pace of today’s changing technologies, Contamac offers a variety of information on materials and clinical data, as well as case studies with links to pertinent resources.

Questions and AnswersProfessional Fee Calculator

To help you create a fee structure that appropriately compensates you for your professional time and lens costs when prescribing GP lenses, GPLI has created a simple calculator tool to help determine fees in a logical manner.

image-eye-closeupThe Scleral Lens Education Society (SLS)

The Scleral Lens Education Society (SLS) is a non-profit organization committed to teaching contact lens practitioners the science and art of fitting all designs of scleral contact lens for the purpose of managing corneal irregularity and ocular surface disease. SLS supports public education that highlights the benefits and availability of scleral contact lenses.

LensGas Permeable Lens Institute (GPLI)

The GP Lens Institute (GPLI) website offers valuable information for eyecare practitioners who fit gas permeable contact lenses.

This website is designed to provide consumers with an independent source of trustworthy information on eye health and vision correction options.

image-putting-in-lens-5Contact Lens Manufacturer Association (CLMA)

Annual conference information, forum, publications and resources.

Boston MaterialsBausch & Lomb Boston Materials

Providing Eye Care professionals valuable resources and tools including Boston material information, Boston solution information, Scleral Lens information, OrthoK information and fitting videos.

image-putting-in-lens-6Contact Lens Society of American (CLSA)

CLSA, Contact Lens Society of America, is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia. CLSA’s objective is to educate and share knowledge among fitters of contact …

LensesContact Lens Spectrum

Explores the preliminary evaluation of prospective contact lens patients.

image-testingAmerican Optometric Association

Professional association for optometrists in the US. Information for optometrists and the general public, including information on eyecare and eye diseases.

image-hand-over-eyeAmerica Academy of Ophthalmology

Providing authoritative information about eye care for the public and members.

FittingGP Contact Lenses

Founded in 1985, GPLI provides education to consumers and eye care practitioners to enable them to fully benefit from the many advantages of GP contact lenses. GPLI supports eye doctors, other contact lens practitioners and optometry students with workshop programs, online symposia and an array of educational materials.