Contact Lenses

The Dangers and the Diagnosis of CLMK

Despite many advances, the threat of contact lens-related microbial keratitis (CLMK) has not retreated.
08/15/2019

Don't Miss Out on Multifocals

These devices can be a practice builder, not a spirit breaker. Here’s how.
08/15/2019

Bill Calls for Direct Contact Lens Prescription Verification

New legislation seeks to cut the cord on automated phone systems.
08/05/2019

Colored Contacts Can Up the Odds of Infection

Designs with pigment near the surface can result in direct contact with the conjunctiva or cornea.
08/02/2019

Contact Lenses Implicated in Visual Fatigue

Designs with pigment near the surface can result in direct contact with the conjunctiva or cornea.
08/02/2019

Low-add Lenses Alleviate Accommodative Lag

Distance vision and contract weren’t compromised in non-presbyopes.
07/30/2019

CLs for Myopia Control: Slow Growth

Only 2.3% of pediatric lens fits are for myopia, but that number is slowly increasing.
07/16/2019

MG Width Not a Factor in Contact Lens Wear

Narrower glands may produce abnormal meibum, predisposing the patient to ocular surface complications.
07/04/2019

Certain Corneal Cells Not Influenced by CL Wear

Still, younger patients may have a lower density in their central corneal cell makeup.
07/04/2019

Cosmetics Affect Contact Lens Parameters

Makeup removers and mascara are the two biggest offenders.
07/01/2019

Upcoming Events

October 4-5, 2019

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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November 1-3, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Charleston
Location: Charleston Marriott
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Key Faculty: Doug Devries, Marc Bloomenstein, Robert P. Woodridge, Jack Schaeffer
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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December 6-7, 2019

Retina Update 2019
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Program Co-Chair: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
Up to 12 CE Credits 

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