I have Keratocous. Can I go Horseback Riding?

If you are newly diagnosed with Keratoconus and love horseback riding this diagnosis may be a discouraging discovery for you. However being diagnosed with Keratoconus is not the end of the world. You may think because it is a progressive condition that you will have to give up the things you love, like Horseback riding. This is not true. Keratoconus can cause a lot of adjustments in your daily life but it doesn’t mean it’s the end of it.

There are several treatment options that are available for you especially if you have been diagnosed early. There are several stages of Keratoconus and treatments to help you at each stage. In fact there are contact lenses that can be prescribed that can help you through many stages of your Keratoconus comfortably.

SynergEyes Hybrid Contact lenses are a cross between the soft lenses you love for the comfort and the RGP lenses you don’t. The advantage is that they provide better vision than soft contacts through the hard center that is like an RGP, but with their soft skirt they feel like soft lenes. They can improve your vision while horseback riding without causing added discomfort, dry eyes, or irritability you may otherwise have with RGP lenses.

SynergEyes Hybrid Contact lenses have a thin sleek fit provides a better fit and decreases irritation from wind and dust as the RGP’s may do when you are riding. The wind can cause dry eye and more dirt and dust to irritate you will your horseback riding.  SynergEyes Hybrid Lenses also provide you with more treatment coverage. These lenses can be adjusted to fit you throughout the different stages of your condition.

Some of the benefits of SynergEyes Hybrid Lenses:

 Improved Visual clarity
 Improved Comfort
 Reduces the need for many treatments
 Lasts longer than most soft contact lenses
 Can be used in most all stages of Keratoconus (except for complex cases)

Important Facts About SynergEyes Hybrid Lenses:

 Soft skirt keeps the rigid part centered
 Allows layer of tears to form to correct some blurred vision
 Improved visual clarity
 Comfort for all day use
 Useable at most stages of Keratoconus
 Less irritability
 Several custom designs to choose from

Dr. Donna Weiss fits these advanced Keratconus constacts, along with other designs. To schedule an initial examination and evaluation call the office: 310-860-1900

For more information on Keratoconus and SynergEyes lenses visit: www.SynergEyes.com

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