What is Rigid contact lenses?

Category: Equipment

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Rigid gas-permeable contact lenses allow oxygen to pass through to the eyes, which makes them less likely to cause corneal irritation. Gas-permeable lenses also can correct certain vision problems, such as refractive errors that require high spherical or cylindrical powers.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 2
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Rigid contact lenses

Side effect Patients
Burning sensation in eyes 1
Eye infection 1
Eye pain 1
Uncomfortable 1

Why patients stopped taking Rigid contact lenses

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 3
Side effects too severe 3
Change in health plan coverage 1
Course of treatment ended 1
Expense 1
Other 1
See all 6 patients who’ve stopped using Rigid contact lenses

Duration

Stopped using Rigid contact lenses

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 2
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 0
Not specified 2
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Rigid contact lenses.