Remember when you had only two choices in contact lenses? "Hard" (rigid gas permeable) lenses were best for crisp, clear vision, but were often irritating and uncomfortable. Soft lenses were the most comfortable, but often provided less-than-optimal vision. Now, a technological breakthrough makes having to choose a thing of the past. learn more
Contact lenses are safer and healthier than ever. With the advent of daily disposable contact lenses and custom silicone hydrogel lenses, children can now enjoy safe, comfortable, clear vision with the latest in contact lens technology from SoLo Eye Care. learn more
Keratoconus is a vision disorder that occurs when the normally round cornea (the front part of the eye) becomes thin and irregular (cone) shaped. This abnormal shape prevents the light entering the eye from being focused correctly on the retina and causes distortion of vision. learn more
SoLo Eye Care is one of only a few offices in Chicago to offer scleral contact lens technology. Scleral lenses are large-diameter rigid gas permeable lenses. They can range from 14 mm to over 20 mm in diameter. They are called “scleral” lenses because they completely cover the cornea (the clear dome of tissue that covers the colored part of the eye) and extend onto the sclera (the white part of the eye that forms the outer wall of the eye). learn more
Are you having trouble reading text on your phone? Is reading a menu in a dimly lit restaurant becoming problematic? If you are over the age of forty and are having difficulty reading small print, reading glasses are not your only option. Bifocal contact lenses may be the perfect solution to your visual needs. Bifocal or multifocal contact lenses have undergone dramatic design enhancements over the last decade. learn more
Orthokeratology uses gas permeable contact lenses to temporarily reshape the cornea. This aids in the patients myopia management (nearsightedness). learn more
WE ARE CONTINUALLY TESTING NEW TECHNOLOGY
We are continually testing new contact lens technology in soft daily disposable, gas permeable and hybrid lens modalities. We are often relied on by major contact lenses manufactures for our expert opinion on new lens technologies for dry eye and bifocal contact lens correction. You can be confident that you will be offered the latest and most appropriate lens technology for your specific needs.