Contact Lenses

Keeping in Contact

A 27-year-old female presented to office urgently with a red, painful left eye of three days’ duration.
06/15/2019

Scleral Lenses May Mask Keratoconus Progression

Corneal flattening observed in both non-CXL and CXL eyes after two and five hours of wear.
06/05/2019

Study: Contact Lenses Adverse Effects Rare in Children

Researchers say the devices can help slow myopia.
05/29/2019

Device Helps Track Contact Lens-related Discomfort

Akin to a step counter for lens awareness, the tool may help reveal early symptoms of dry eye.
05/28/2019

FTC Seeks Comments on Contact Lens Rule Changes

Suggested updates include digital prescription copy confirmation, stricter rules on robocalls.
05/15/2019

Scleral Users at Lower Risk of Keratoplasty

This finding may encourage their use for keratoconus patients.
05/03/2019

Comfort, Vision Inter-related in Contact Lens Satisfaction

Which parameter is more important depends on the patient’s visual status.
05/03/2019

ID Scleral Lens Decentration The Easy Way

Using fixed-scale tangential power maps could have a range of potential applications in research and clinical practice.
04/22/2019

Hemifacial Spasm Tied to Anterior Corneal Surface Changes

Stromal thickness was thinner in eyes of affected patients.
04/18/2019

Scleral Lenses: A Month of Improved Vision and Comfort

The contact lens surface keeps its wettability, but that of the ocular surface is worse.
04/17/2019

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 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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