Cornea and Contact Lens Q and A

Herpes Hassles

A history of HSK is not always a contraindication for CXL; active infection is.
05/15/2022

Out for Blood

This dry eye treatment may not be first on your list, but it’s worth taking into consideration.
04/15/2022

Water, Sclerals Don’t Mix

Exposure increases the chances of microbial infection.
03/15/2022

Using CXL as ‘Bug Killer’

When meds alone don’t bring resolution, consider photodynamic therapy with rose bengal and UV-A.
02/15/2022

KCN Again?

Keratoconus development post-corneal transplantation may be harder to explain, but timely detection and treatment is the best course of action for successful visual outcomes.
01/15/2022

Step Up To LK

There are several treatment options for lipid keratopathy, some of which achieve better results than others.
12/15/2021

Scleral Decentration: The Workaround

Center-near aspherics help achieve multifocal correction with this modality, but they don’t come without problems.
11/15/2021

Go With the Flow

Corneal hysteresis may help spot glaucoma in KCN patients.
10/15/2021

MRI Contact Lens Considerations

Material impurities may interact with magnetic fields and cause problems for practitioners and patients alike.
09/15/2021

Pressure Cooker

Avoid sclerals in progressive glaucoma to lower risk of IOP rise.
08/15/2021

Upcoming Events

May 24, 2022

Early Identification and Timely Referral
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Carolyn Majcher, OD, FAAO, FORS, and Jonathan Jonisch, MD
7:00–8:00pm EST

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June 10-11, 2022

Intrepid Presents: Innovations and Implementations in Practice
Location: Renaissance Newport Beach
Program Co-chairs: Nathan Lighthizer, OD, FAAO and John D. Gelles, OD, FIAO, FCLSA
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June 16, 2022

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients with Diabetic Retinal Disease
Location: The Palm Chicago
Speakers: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO, and Dilsher Dhoot, MD
7:30–8:30pm CST

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