Cornea and Contact Lens Q & A

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

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

More Than Meets The Eye

Even though there are no upfront contraindications, proceed with caution when transplanting from tissues with pseudoexfoliation syndrome.
09/15/2020

KCN Options: Stiff Competition

If the obvious choices don’t suit your patient, alternatives can expand your capability to manage ectasia and its consequences.
08/15/2020

Riboflavin vs. Rose Bengal

When considering photodynamic therapy, make sure to evaluate the efficacy of each photosensitizer.
07/15/2020

Upcoming Events

May 13, 2021

Treatment Option for Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: A. Paul Chous, MA, OD, FAAO and Blake Cooper, MD, MPH, FACS
7:00–8:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

Register here

May 18, 2021

Genetic Testing: A New Frontier in Management of Inherited Retinal Diseases
Location: Virtual Event
Speaker: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
8:00pm EST
Earn 1 LIVE COPE Credit

Register here

June 9, 2021

What's Next in Glaucoma Diagnostics?
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Daniel Epshtein, OD, FAAO and Anu Laul, OD, FAAO, Dipl. ABO
8:00pm EST

Earn 1 LIVE COPE Credit

Register here

Job of the Week