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Contact Lenses
             and Post-Surgical Vision Restoration

If you have specialized vision requirements, such as wanting contacts with your reading prescription built in, if you have a more complex spectacle prescription, or a corneal dystrophy such as keratoconus, you may require customized contact lenses.

For clarity, a “specialty contact lens,” is any contact lens that falls outside the parameters of a standard “off the rack” soft contact lens.

What is a Large Diameter/Semiscleral Specialty Lens (SSL) and what is so special about these contact lenses?

Semiscleral lenses rest on the sclera, a robust and less sensitive white tissue on the surface of the eye. In contrast, regular contact lenses rest on the cornea, a very delicate thin membrane responsible for providing optical quality to the image that focuses on the retina.

Semiscleral Specialty Lenses are highly permeable (breathable) lenses and an optimal vision correction option for irregular (distorted) corneas. These lenses are designed to rest on the more resilient and insensitive part of the eye surface, a white tissue called sclera. These specialty lenses vault over the whole cornea creating a protective interface in between the lens and the cornea that is filled with tears.

These lenses are state of the art devices, custom-designed for the particular cornea, fitting the unique features of the individual eye.

The concept of optically neutralizing the cornea with an enclosed liquid reservoir over its front surface was first proposed in 1508 by Leonardo da Vinci (1).

The surface of the cornea is the most sensitive tissue of the human body and the eye’s most important focusing lens is immersed in this “liquid bandage”. The fluid reservoir acts as a healing chamber that relieves the pain and light sensitivity of eyes that are severely dry or suffer from chronic corneal inflammation, and nurtures the healing of corneal erosions and ulcers that failed to respond to conventional treatments.

A Second principal benefit of the fluid reservoir is its ability to mask irregularities of the corneal surface to improve vision. In many cases, it works miracles for certain patients that could not find any help with other alternatives.

Who is a good candidate for this modality of specialty contact lenses?

There are hundreds of thousands of people in the United States, and many more all over the world, that suffer corneal conditions causing severe vision loss that could benefit from this specialty lens modality. In addition, individuals with serious dry eye related problems profit from these lenses.

Many of our patients did not even know about this option until they came to see Dr. Arroyo. Only a handful of doctors have the expertise to fit these lenses. The most exciting fact is that these specialty semi-scleral lens design may delay or even replace all together the need for a corneal transplant surgery which may cause serious complications, an uncertain visual outcome and many time long recovery periods. With semi-scleral lenses, properly fitted, the solution is non-invasive and very rewarding.

Even patients that already underwent corneal transplant surgery can be extremely successful in vision recovery, as the cornea gets distorted during the healing process.

Dr. Arroyo has lectured and trained American doctors and eye care specialists from other countries in related subjects such as hyperopic and multifocal corneal molding, a modality that allows patients to be glasses/lenses free during waking hours.

Semiscleral lenses are usually very comfortable, thus very valuable when traditional rigid gas-permeable contact lenses are not well tolerated.

Semiscleral or large diameter specialty lenses are a great choice for patients with conditions such as keratoconus and other corneal degenerations, following corneal surgery such as transplants, laser procedures and injuries.

In addition, patients with excruciating conditions, agonizing pain and extreme light sensitivity find these lenses miraculous in mitigating the pain better than any other option. Such conditions include Stevens-Johnson syndrome, Sjogren’s syndrome, large recurrent corneal erosions, etc.

In summary, Semiscleral Specialty Lenses open up a new level of care in the treatment of challenging optical and medical eye surface conditions in a safe, non-surgical fashion

A partial list of patients who benefit from these lenses are those who suffer from:

Irregular corneas and irregular astigmatism from numerous etiologies

  • Keratoconus

  • Keratoglobus

  • Pellucid Marginal Degeneration

  • Keratoplasty

  • Refractive surgery complications (RK, PRK, LASIK. LASEK…)

  • Dry Eye Syndrome

  • Graft –Vs.- Host disease

  • Stevens-Johnson syndrome

  • Sjogren’s Syndrome

  • Neurotrophic Keratopathy

  • Ocular Cicitricial Pemphigoid

  • Poor lid closure causing ocular desiccation

  • Many other etiologies

Specialty Contact Lenses and Post Surgical Vision Restoration


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The retina contains two types of receptors. Rods are designed to assist in locating moving objects and vision in low-light conditions. Cones are designed to detect color and fine detail.

Thus it is our cones that allow us to read and see colors. The cones are concentrated in the center of the retina where the light focuses. This is called the macula. The macula is the most sensitive part of the retina that allows the human eye to see images sharp.

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Welcome to the new
Genetic Era
            and the birth of personalized medicine.

Energenetic Wellness Consultants is at the forefront of healthcare by providing personalized health and wellness solutions incorporating GEMS (Genetic Enzymatic Methylation Syndrome).

This program was created for those willing to and a solution to the underlying cause of their medical problems. The current paradigm in traditional medicine has not yet embraced epigenetic science and most (synthetic) pharmaceutical drugs do not treat the underlying cause of disease.

Our approach is to identify the cause of your ailments through detailed medical history and highly sophisticated testing. Through this comprehensive approach, our goal is to identify what is causing your symptoms and by doing so, reduce or eliminate the great suffering you have endured these many years with your clinical condition. 


Who needs this

Epigenetics is for everyone - young or old, sick or well. Genetic science and the understanding of methylation is a crucial piece of the puzzle of human wellness. Humans have 100 trillion cells that recicle constantly. Believe it or not, our retinas are brand new every 2 days, the lining of our gut is brand-new every 3-5 days, our liver recicles every 6-8 weeks, etc.

Methylation is regulated and coordinated by very specific genes. Sometimes, mom or dad will pass on these genes with DNA 'misspellings' or SNPs (Single Nucleotide Polymorphism) which affects the ability of our cells to regenerate, detoxify and create energy. In having this informatio, we may design a personalized, targeted nutraceutical plan to help correct these genetic errors, hence improving our overall cellular health.

if you are

You want to stay healthy and focus in prevention. Food is central to any self-care wellness plan, you can now learn what foods are best for just you. In testing your genetic make up, you may learn what particular foods may cause inflammation in your system, thus avoiding these foods create a healthier systemic environment, lowering the potential inflammatory triggers that push us away from health. In short, you learn how to eat for your genetics, which is very unique to just YOU!

Health challenges

if you are dealing with
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We believe that epigenetic testing is a very valuable means in patients that suffer from macular degeneration, migraines, diabetes, chronic fatigue syndrome, arthritis, depression and autoimmune disease.

Having Kids

If you are planning on
Having Kids
            or you are pregnant.

Epigenetic Science reveals that soon to be parents should be tested before they embark upon children so as to lower the baby's risk of autism and other neurological disorders.


A lifetime of
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Which foods to eat in abundance, moderation, and to avoid based on your food sensitivities and genetics.



With targeted nutraceutical recommendations and avoid the guesswork of your vitamins regime.


The time has come to drive your personal health and wellness with your own genetic GPS.

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One-Minute Eye Exam

1- Do you or a family member wear glasses for reading, distance vision or both?
2- Do your children, grandchildren, or other children you care for sit too close to the TV, have trouble with hand-eye coordination or complain of headaches?
3- Has your school-age child or grandchild not received a thorough eye exam from an eye doctor within the past two years? (A school exam doesn’t count.)
4- Do you or does anyone in your immediate family have high blood pressure or diabetes?
5- Do you or a family member spend several hours each day looking at a computer screen or experience frequent headaches after working at a computer?
6- Have you or a family member been diagnosed or treated for cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration or other eye problems?
7- Do you spend time outdoors without sunglasses that have 100% UV and glare protection?
8- Do you have tired or burning eyes or rub your eyes frequently?
9- Do you or a family member have difficulty seeing at night?
If you answered yes to more than one question for yourself or a family member, or if it’s been longer than one to three years (depending on your age or doctor’s recommendation) since you or a family member last had an eye exam, it’s time to schedule an appointment.
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