Cornea and Contact Lens Q & A

Experts address questions on anterior segment disease care and contact lens fitting. Edited by Joseph P. Shovlin, OD.

Shape-shifter

Monitoring scleral topography changes over time helps ensure a consistently optimized fit.
07/15/2021

Through Thick and Thin

Drug improves endothelial function but also yields corneal edema.
06/15/2021

Sidestep Side Effects

Here’s how to minimize the potential complications of a KPro.
05/15/2021

Operation Risk Reduction

It’s up to us to help mitigate the factors that can contribute to corneal infection.
04/15/2021

One Bird, Two Stones

Here’s what’s likely to happen when you combine CXL and Intacs to treat keratoconus.
03/15/2021

Weigh Your Options

There are many different treatments available for corneal endothelial disease, but efficient patient selection leads to the most successful outcomes.
02/15/2021

Nuances of Neuropathy

Advances in neurobiological research and dry eye have paved the way for potentially breakthrough treatments.
01/15/2021

It’s in the Way That You Use It

Often, hypoxic corneal edema requires a change in scleral lens parameters, rather than a new modality.
12/15/2020

Heart to Heart

Concurrent keratoconus and systemic disease may, or may not, be connected.
11/15/2020

The Value of Vaccination

Shingrix is the recommended vaccine for shingles, especially for patients taking a prophylactic antiviral.
10/15/2020

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