Ophthalmic Lenses & Dispensary

Overminus Lenses Associated with Myopia Progression

Study found association in 51% of children who were already myopic.
10/12/2020

Two New Lens Edgers Expand Options

Low- and mid-range price points seek to encourage in-office spectacle finishing.
09/06/2019

Cytokine-coated Lens Could Treat Dry Eye

The sustained-release drug would be dispersed over days.
05/03/2019

A Speedy Lens Blocker Centered on Results

New device reduces job time without compromising quality.
04/16/2019

New Lens Helps Patients Prepare for Presbyopia

Single vision with a ‘power boost’ to reduce eyestrain.
04/12/2019

Device Makes In-office Edging Less of a Grind

A new product from Essilor Instruments looks to save time and improve results.
03/19/2019

While You Were Sleeping

A new phototherapeutic contact lens, worn overnight, could effectively address diabetic retinopathy progression.
02/15/2019

Study: Blue-blockers Have Little Impact

The devices were as effective as neutral-density filters.
01/10/2019

Computer-specific Lenses Guard Against Hardships

Progressives expressly chosen for visual display use reduce eyestrain and headaches.
11/29/2018

New Edging System Promises High Volume In-office Dispensing

Essilor Instruments builds on its expertise with latest device.
10/04/2018

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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