Contact Lenses

CL Wearers Report Less Discomfort with H2O2 Solutions

Still, complication rates were roughly equal between hydrogen peroxide and MPS systems.

Don’t Let OSD Compromise Contact Lens Success

Be proactive and manage the ocular surface upfront in order to ensure patient satisfaction.

Contact Lenses Infused with Gold Nanoparticles May Combat Color Blindness

The novel lenses present a safe and effective way for these patients to view red and green colors.

Kids Successful in Long-Term Soft Lens Wear

A daily modality resulted in little to no change in ocular health or physiology over six years.

Pain Questionnaires May Improve GP Candidate Selection

On the other hand, lid margin sensitivity wasn’t a key factor in subjective lens comfort.

Delay of Final Contact Lens Rule Requested by Congress

The two-month window may offer ODs more time to get their EHRs up-to-date to comply with the bill’s requirements.

Hydrogen Peroxide Gets the Edge on Comfort

Multipurpose solution users didn’t experience more ocular complications; however, they did notch higher rates of discomfort.

Lens Discomfort Linked to Noncompliance in Kids

Patients who wore either single vision or myopia control lenses had similar rates of adherence, study finds.

How to Add Ortho-K to Your Toolkit

This valuable service may require thorough education but will provide enormous benefits to your patients and practice.

Placebo Effect Implicated in CL Discomfort

Patients masked to the fact they were wearing their regular monthly lens instead of a daily disposable reported significant improvements at one month.

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April 18, 2021

Dry Eye Colloquium: Improving Diagnosis, Treatment and Patient Outcomes
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