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Contact Lenses

Binocular Vision Disorders Increase Chances of CL Dissatisfaction

Affected patients are more likely to drop out of lens wear, study shows.
November 30, 2021

Online Vendors Getting Better at Spectacle Rx Results

Only about one-tenth of current orders had optical quality issues, compared with 45% in a 2011 study.
November 8, 2021

Modern SiHy Designs Earn Good Marks for Ocular Health

Earlier versions didn’t fare as well when evaluated by conjunctival staining and other markers, research suggests.
November 1, 2021

Overnight Contact Lens Wearers Exhibit Limbal Vasculature Changes

Anterior segment OCT-A was able to help pinpoint these alterations, study shows.
October 11, 2021

Water Exposure Through Storage Cases May Contaminate Soft Lenses

Not surprisingly, those with the highest levels of bacteria belonged to participants with poorer hygiene compliance.
October 8, 2021

Warby Parker Revs Up to Make Bigger Splash in Eyecare

In addition to a public stock offering, the company plans to open more stores, improve its services and build on customer relationships.
September 20, 2021

OCT-A Finds Vessel Density Increase in Overnight Lens Wearers

Researchers recommend evaluating initial changes in limbal vasculature before contact use leads to further complications.
July 28, 2021

Warby Parker’s New App Expands to Contact Lens Prescriptions

The company’s latest iPhone vision test aims to grab the low-hanging fruit—refills for healthy wearers of spherical lenses.
July 26, 2021

Antimicrobial CLs Cut Infection Rates by at Least Half

All gram-positive bacteria were susceptible to etafilcon A extended wear lenses infused with Mel4 peptide.
July 13, 2021

Silver Nanoparticles Reduce Acanthamoeba Risk

When added to some contact lens solutions, they reduced amoebic activity by up to 27%, study finds.
June 17, 2021