Post Surgery Contact Lenses

Dr. Mitchell is presenting a paper, "Soft Lens Fitting to the Post Surgical Cornea" at the American Academy of Optometry meeting in San Francisco, November 2010. A link to this paper on the Academy website is here.

Current Studies Underway 

 Dr. Mitchell is a clinical investigator for the major contact lens and eye pharmaceutical companies.

1. Eyedrop Study

We will be recruiting for a contact lens eyedrop study in early 2011. This study has been completed as of March 23, 2011.

2. Post LASIK or PRK Refractive Surgery Contact Lens Study

This study is being performed by Dr. Mitchell without support or funding from any source other that our office. As such, there is no reimbursement offered to the patients, but Dr. Mitchell is donating additional time required to complete the evaluations.

What you get from participating:

  • an eye and contact lens evaluation from Dr. Mitchell,
  • contact lens trial lenses at no cost to you.

What you need to participate

  • you must have had an eye exam within the prior 12 months,
  • have had either LASIK or PRK surgery,
  • are having vision problems,
  • you must agree to keep all scheduled appointments,
  • there are other, more specific requirements.


  • You will be responsible for costs for our usual contact lens fitting and evaluation fees,
  • Your insurance may help cover these costs,
  • Although there is a cost to you to participate, you will receive services at a substantial discount. In addition, you will have the chance to have Dr. Mitchell, the country's leading expert in soft contact lenses after refractive surgery evaluate and treat your eyes.

If your are interested in being considered for this refractive surgery and contact lens study, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it the office with the following information:

  1. Your name
  2. Your phone number
  3. Your email address
  4. Your date of birth
  5. Your eyeglass prescription.

If you qualify, you will be contacted by the office. Do not call the office to check on your status, as we will contact you. Many patients do not qualify for a specific study, but may qualify for future studies. We will keep your information on file, and will contact you if you qualify.

Thanks for your interest!

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