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PERFECTING THE NOTCH   CONSULTANT CORNER
 
THE HOWS AND WHERES OF
NOTCH PERFECTION
 
Consultant Corner
Valley Contax
 
April 1, 2016
 
Why should you notch a Custom Stable Lens? Maybe you have a pinguecula or a pterygium? You have tried going smaller to avoid landing right on it, you have tried going bigger to vault right over it, but it’s just not working. That’s when you would try the notch. With this, you are able to get around that problem area and get the most optimal fit, in turn making a more comfortable lens for the patient. Our standard notch size is 2 mm deep by 3 mm wide, but is completely customizable to fit your specific notching needs.

There are a few different ways you can let the consultants here know where you want the notch. Try the different ways below.
 
1. Create Notch Pattern
Draw the notch directly on the contact lens while on the eye – you can send us a picture or send the lens back to us with the notch drawn on the lens. If there are no additional changes that need to be made, we recommend sending the lens back to apply the notch in order to guarantee accuracy of placement.

2. Custom Stable Elite Notch
If you are in the Custom Stable Elite let us know how many degrees away from the flat meridian lasers you want the notch.

3. Measure The Notch
You can also measure the area we are trying to notch and send those to us.

4. Pinguecula And Settling
When you notch, make sure to account for the fact that the lens was sitting on the pinguecula, therefore prepare to lose some clearance as the lens will now "settle" down more.

5. Need More Notches?
Follow the same steps above!
 
 
 
 
 
Wondering how the notch works?
On the symmetrical lenses (Prime), as well as the Custom Stable Elite, the patient will just line the notch up with the pinguecula or pterygium and place the lens directly onto the eye.

With the Custom Stable Elite, just like without the notch, it will rotate into place.

So, is the notch right for you? Let us know!
 
 
 
 
 
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The Custom Stable™ is a life changing scleral lens that can transform your practice. It fits easy, has exceptional visual acuity and provides all day comfort. With its ability to vault the cornea and create a natural tear lens the Custom Stable™ is a great fit for regular and irregular corneas that need the best in comfort and performance. Contact Valley Contax today to get started.
 
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OPTIMUM CONTAMAC
 
For superior performance and comfort Valley Contax recommends Optimum GP materials by Contamac for the Custom Stable line of lenses.
 
 
 
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Valley Contax is the world’s leading independent custom contact lens manufacturer. Since 1981 we’ve built a reputation and following for exceptional products and customer service. From our state-of-the-art facilities in Springfield, Oregon we staff the industry's most talented lab technicians, customer care representatives and consultants. Contact us today, we’d love to get to know you.
 
 
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Want to hit the fast track to learning how to fit the Custom Stable™? Join us for one of our Custom Stable Friday sessions. This is a hands-on approach to learning everything you need to know about fitting, application and removal at our state of the art facilities in Springfield, Oregon. Check our website or contact us for available dates and more info.
 
 
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