H M Diwan Eye Foundation
58 Bankim Mukherjee Sarani
Kolkata 700053
Phone 6291540070
info@hmdef.org | www.hmdef.org

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  Contact lens clinic  
  In the last 20 years there is a tremendous increase in the use of contact lenses despite the recent trend towards fashionable eye wear and the advances in refractive surgery. Contact lens is not a relatively modern invention, RGP or Rigid Gas Permeable contact lens was first introduced in US between 1938 and 1940. The soft contact lens, currently worn by an estimated 93% of contact lens wearers were first introduced in 1971.New invention in Contact lens material and design for both RGP and Soft lenses made it extremely comfortable. It is safe to use if it is properly selected, dispensed to appropriate patients and when patient maintain lens care as advised by his or her contactologist. Every eye is different, hence it needs customized care.  
  There are lots of benefits of contact lenses over conventional eye wear other than cosmetic look:

- It provides larger extent of field of vision. - It helps in to maintain real image size in high power.
- It helps in active life style and sporting activity.
- It helps in better eye hand coordination thus increase productivity of a student.
- It gives its wearer a huge self confidence.
  In practice contact lenses are also used in different therapeutic reasons like Keratoconus, Corneal Scar, and severe Dry Eye – Steven Johnson Syndrome etc. We at H M Diwan eye foundation offer the following contact lens services to our patients:  
  1) Regular contact lens services .( lenses from Bausch + Lomb, Alcon, Cooper Vision ,Johnson& Johnson and others) 2) Regular basic RGP contact lenses. 3) Lenses for Amblyopia ( Lazy Eye) therapy & Prosthetic Contact lenses. 4) Rose K 2 series of Contact lenses for Irregular Cornea. 5) Miniscleral and Scleral contact lenses. 6) Orthokeratology and Myopia control Program.