Cornea and Contact Lens Q & A

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

KCN Again?

Keratoconus development post-corneal transplantation may be harder to explain, but timely detection and treatment is the best course of action for successful visual outcomes.
01/15/2022

Step Up To LK

There are several treatment options for lipid keratopathy, some of which achieve better results than others.
12/15/2021

Scleral Decentration: The Workaround

Center-near aspherics help achieve multifocal correction with this modality, but they don’t come without problems.
11/15/2021

Go With the Flow

Corneal hysteresis may help spot glaucoma in KCN patients.
10/15/2021

MRI Contact Lens Considerations

Material impurities may interact with magnetic fields and cause problems for practitioners and patients alike.
09/15/2021

Pressure Cooker

Avoid sclerals in progressive glaucoma to lower risk of IOP rise.
08/15/2021

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