Cornea and Contact Lens Q & A

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

Go With the Flow

Corneal hysteresis may help spot glaucoma in KCN patients.

MRI Contact Lens Considerations

Material impurities may interact with magnetic fields and cause problems for practitioners and patients alike.

Pressure Cooker

Avoid sclerals in progressive glaucoma to lower risk of IOP rise.


Monitoring scleral topography changes over time helps ensure a consistently optimized fit.

Through Thick and Thin

Drug improves endothelial function but also yields corneal edema.

Sidestep Side Effects

Here’s how to minimize the potential complications of a KPro.

Operation Risk Reduction

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

One Bird, Two Stones

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

Weigh Your Options

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

Nuances of Neuropathy

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

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