Contact Lenses

Overnight Contact Lens Wearers Exhibit Limbal Vasculature Changes

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Silver Nanoparticles Reduce Acanthamoeba Risk

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

Sclerals Show Promise in Treating Infectious Keratitis

Adding moxifloxacin to the lens reservoir could represent an effective alternative to drops, study reports.

Keratoconus Patients With Diabetes or Depression More Likely to Receive Keratoplasty

Those with access to specialty contact lens fitting, by contrast, were able to put off surgery longer than others.

YouTube Contact Lens Videos Earn Mixed Reviews

Those from universities and occupational organizations received the best scores.

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