Contact Lenses

Scleral Lens Terminology Guide Comes to Fruition

A common language, if adopted, would improve exchanges between doctors and manufacturers.

Adaption Not Always Needed for New CL Wearers

Patients who wore soft lenses for up to 10 hours right out of the gate did just as well as those who built up wear time.

New Daily Disposable Keeps Doctors in Charge

The lens’s distribution plan is designed to out-maneuver online retailers.

IOL/CL Combo Effective for Presbyopia

Researchers liken the corrective results to multifocal or extended depth-of-focus IOLs.

Contacts Wrongly Accused of Dry Eye

Study found almost half of CL-wearing patients had symptoms that weren’t lens-induced.

Wheat Germ Dye May Detect Dry Eye

Study found contact lens wear impacted mucin density on the ocular surface.

Lens Case Care is Key For Ortho-K Upkeep

Using cylindrical cases, replaced monthly, significantly reduces risk of contamination.

Inflammation Risk High in Early CL Wear

Disturbance in biomarker concentrations found only within first two years.

The Dangers and the Diagnosis of CLMK

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

Don't Miss Out on Multifocals

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

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