Contact Lenses

Ortho-K Discomfort Typically Resolves Within a Year

These symptoms gradually improved with wear, study finds.

Reusable CLs Increase Acanthamoeba Keratitis Risk Threefold

Leaving lenses on while showering or overnight and fewer follow-up appointments were also factors in this study.

Alterations in MG Morphology May Cause Contact Lens Discomfort

Monitor the eyelids, especially the lower one, in wearers.

Quadrant-Specific Sclerals Preferred by Patients

Compared with spherical lenses, this option increased patient comfort in a small study.

Seven Steps to Success in Multifocal Fitting

Taking these recommendations into account will pave the way for better outcomes for you and your presbyopic patients looking to transition to this modality of contact lens wear.

Surface Treatments and Designs that Improve Comfort

Understand how to use these options to improve the patient experience.

Deciphering Contact Lens Terminology

Confused by the company lingo used in today’s most popular products? Here’s a guide to what they mean.

MiSight Responders Demonstrate Choroidal Thickening

This factor may be a predictor of the contact lens therapy’s efficacy, study finds.

New Acuvue Lens Aims for Maximum Comfort

J&J says its latest offering—Oasys Max 1-Day—combats the disruptive effects of screen time. Both single vision and multifocal versions will be available at launch this fall.

Improve Your Prowess with Bandage Soft Lenses

A review of the use of these therapeutic aids for myriad patient conditions.

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November 11-13, 2022

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Orlando
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West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
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