Contact Lenses

Minisclerals Pose Visual Challenges Over Time

An increase in post-lens fluid negatively influenced low-contrast visual acuity.
12/13/2019

Contact Lenses For Myopia: Benefits Outweigh Risks

Ten years of childhood contact lens wear has a lower likelihood of MK than any risk of visual impairment.
12/10/2019

Scleral Lenses May Curb Bacterial Growth

More than 65% of wearers had no conjunctival pathogens vs. 20% of non-lens wearers.
12/04/2019

Daily Disposables Cause Minimal Inflammation

By contrast, both hydrogel and silicone hydrogel reusable lenses showed increased cytokine levels.
11/29/2019

Handling, Discomfort Top Causes of Scleral Dropout

Still, 73% of patients successfully wore the lenses for more than a year.
11/28/2019

Tear Layer Reaction Varies with Scleral Lens Wear

The thickest areas were found in the temporal region.
11/28/2019

Ortho-K: Increase Compression to Boost Response

This treatment strategy led to faster refractive error correction without affecting the rate of fitting success.
11/22/2019

Beware of Bugs on Your Mobile Device

Contact lens wearers are likely to bring home pathogens on their mobile device, research shows.
11/22/2019

Myopia Control: On Target and On-label

A new approval provides the confidence these patients—and parents—need.
11/18/2019

Scleral Vault Implicated in Bleb Formation

Excessive clearance could lead to less oxygen and more carbon dioxide.
11/08/2019

Upcoming Events

2019 Conference Planner

Review of Optometry is pleased to offer this annual guide to live educational events for this year, ranging from local one-day seminars to the national meetings that span multiple days.

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December 13-14, 2019

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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February 14-17, 2020

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Center
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO, and Leo Semes, OD, FACMO, FAAO
Up to 17 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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