Contact Lenses

How to Add Ortho-K to Your Toolkit

This valuable service may require thorough education but will provide enormous benefits to your patients and practice.

Placebo Effect Implicated in CL Discomfort

Patients masked to the fact they were wearing their regular monthly lens instead of a daily disposable reported significant improvements at one month.

CVS Launches Online CL Prescription Renewal

Members of the profession stress that these services diminish doctor-patient relationships.

Sclerals Show Little Impact on IOP

Lens wear had minimal influence on central corneal thickness and anterior chamber depth.

Eye Fatigue Common, Regardless of Lens Wear

More than 60% of adults struggle with this visual complaint on a weekly basis.

GP Adaption Unaffected By Size or Coatings

Time, not lens diameter or lubricity, improved comfort and bulbar redness in new wearers.

CL Wear Start Time Not Linked to Discomfort

Waiting to wear your lenses doesn’t necessarily improve comfort.

P. Mirabilis Implicated in CL-associated MK

New data also suggests 57.1% of these MK patients had poor ocular surface health to begin with.

Blue-blocking Lenses May Diminish Contrast Sensitivity

Lenses with lower transmittance profiles showed greater reductions.

Scleral Lenses Could Help Infectious Keratitis

These lenses could provide an alternative vehicle for antibiotic.

Upcoming Events

December 4-5, 2020

Retina Update 2020
Location: Virtual Event
Program Chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO; Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
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December 7, 2020

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients With Diabetic Retinal Disease: Early Detection, Monitoring, and Timely Referral
Speakers: Blake A. Cooper, MD, FACS, and Mark T. Dunbar, OD, FAAO
10:00pm EST

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December 1, 2020

Dry Eye Protocol and Telemedicine
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Paul M. Karpecki, OD, FAAO, Josh K. Johnston, OD, FAAO, Eric E. Schmidt, OD, FAAO 
8:00pm–9:15pm EST

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