Charlotte Contact Lens Institute

Prosthetic Lenses

Prosthetic Contact Lenses

Cosmetic Contacts that Improve the Appearance of a Damaged, Injured, or Diseased Eye

Prosthetic Contact Lenses

- Offering Many Different Options for Cosmetic Improvement of Your Eyes

Have you ever wondered about the possibility of restoring the appearance of a damaged or disfigured eye? Prosthetic contact lenses offer the potential for improved quality of life, and can have dramatic life-changing effects for some patients. Prosthetic lenses are also referred to as cosmetic contact lenses or tinted contact lenses. Did you know that prosthetic contact lenses can be custom painted to your exact specification?

Charlotte Contact Lens Institute understands the importance of both function and aesthetics in vision care. We are experienced in fitting prosthetic contact lenses, which are specialty contact lenses that go beyond vision correction to restore the natural appearance of the eyes.

We are experienced in offering prosthetic contact lenses for many different purposes. Charlotte Contact Lens Institute has unique technology which uses 240,000 unique data points, and aids in the prosthetic contact lens design process. However, what truly sets us apart is in-depth exams where 100% of the patient’s time is spent one-on-one time with a compassionate and caring doctor.

Before & After Prosthetic Contact Lens Gallery

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The Top Doctor for Prosthetic Contact Lenses in Charlotte

Prosthetic contact lenses, also known as cosmetic or colored contact lenses, are specially designed lenses used to enhance the appearance of an eye affected by injury, trauma, or congenital conditions. These lenses are meticulously crafted to match the color and pattern of the natural eye, creating a seamless and natural-looking appearance.

  • Restoring Aesthetics – Whether due to injury, disease, or congenital conditions, prosthetic lenses help restore the natural look of an eye, providing a sense of normalcy and confidence for the wearer.
  • Camouflaging Irregularities – Prosthetic lenses are effective in concealing irregularities such as scarring, discoloration, or other cosmetic issues that may affect the eye’s appearance.
  • Enhancing Self-Image – Aesthetics play a significant role in an individual’s self-esteem. Prosthetic contact lenses can positively impact an individual’s self-image.
  • Providing Emotional Healing – Individuals who have experienced trauma or injury to the eye may face emotional challenges. Prosthetic lenses contribute to the emotional healing process by restoring a natural appearance and minimizing the visible effects of eye-related issues.

Why Charlotte Contact Lens Institute for
Prosthetic Lenses?

The Team

The team at Charlotte Contact Lens Institute are experts in fitting customized prosthetic and/or cosmetic contact lenses for a variety of purposes.

Advanced Technology

Our office is one of a few practices in the country that is equipped with the Pentacam AXL Wave and Optovue Solix OCT, which aid in the design and (potential) adjustment of the ideal prosthetic / cosmetic / tinted contact lens.

Specializing in Customized Prosthetic Contacts

We do not offer traditional eye exams for “normal” eyes, and instead, a large percentage of our patients come to looking for advanced and customized contacts.

Access to the Doctor

Our doctors are available to answer questions you have after your exam, and will make sure you have the information needed in order to ensure the best possible outcome.

Unlimited Answers

We allow for enough time for thorough comprehensive exams, and plenty of time for answering questions. No rushing in and out here.

Affordability

We keep our overhead costs low and offer very competitive prices as a result. We have monthly payment options available and also accept CareCredit™, HSA, & FSA.

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Summary

Prosthetic contact lenses help restore both aesthetics and vision to a patient, which translates into significant benefits including self-confidence, mental health benefits, quality of life improvements, and more! Our doctors are experienced in providing new examinations for prosthetic or tinted contact lenses and also in seeing patients who have existing prosthetic lenses.

Additionally, Dr. Cerenzie has been honored with the distinction of Fellow of the Scleral Lens Education Society (FSLS), which is bestowed on advanced level practitioners within the specialty lens industry. In fact, currently there are only approximately 300 members worldwide of this elite group of specialty contact lens doctors.

During an exam, our doctors will map and measure the surface of your eye using a unique and specialized device called the Pentacam AXL Wave, and will then design an entirely customized lens specific to your eyes. The Pentacam AXL Wave collects 240,000 different data points on the shape of your eyes, and this data is used to design the best possible prosthetic contact lens.