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.
11/15/2020

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.
11/04/2020

CVS Launches Online CL Prescription Renewal

Members of the profession stress that these services diminish doctor-patient relationships.
10/29/2020

Sclerals Show Little Impact on IOP

Lens wear had minimal influence on central corneal thickness and anterior chamber depth.
10/09/2020

Eye Fatigue Common, Regardless of Lens Wear

More than 60% of adults struggle with this visual complaint on a weekly basis.
09/29/2020

GP Adaption Unaffected By Size or Coatings

Time, not lens diameter or lubricity, improved comfort and bulbar redness in new wearers.
09/24/2020

CL Wear Start Time Not Linked to Discomfort

Waiting to wear your lenses doesn’t necessarily improve comfort.
09/15/2020

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.
09/10/2020

Blue-blocking Lenses May Diminish Contrast Sensitivity

Lenses with lower transmittance profiles showed greater reductions.
09/09/2020

Scleral Lenses Could Help Infectious Keratitis

These lenses could provide an alternative vehicle for antibiotic.
09/08/2020

Upcoming Events

December 4-5, 2020

Retina Update 2020
Location: Virtual Event
Program Chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO; Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
Up to 8 Live COPE credits and 4 enduring online credits

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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

Sponsored by Regeneron

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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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