Cornea and Contact Lens Q and A

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

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

Riboflavin vs. Rose Bengal

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

Grab BKC by the Horns

The severity of this case requires equally aggressive action.
06/15/2020

Patient, Heal Thyself

When contact lens wear leads to limbal stem cell deficiency, you may be able to turn to autologous serum tears for help.
05/15/2020

Blood For Tears

Autologous serum drops give dry eye patients an effective treatment option.
04/15/2020

Upcoming Events

March 19-20, 2021 and June 11-12, 2021

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Spring & Summer Conference
Location: Virtual Event
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
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April 11 and 18, 2021

Dry Eye Colloquium: Improving Diagnosis, Treatment and Patient Outcomes
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Marc Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, & Douglas K. Devries, OD
8:00am–12:15pm EST (4/11)
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April 20, 2021

Insane in the Membrane - Practical Applications of Amniotic Membranes
Location: Virtual Event
Speaker: Osama Said, OD
8:00pm EST
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