Cornea and Contact Lens Q and A

Herpes Hassles

A history of HSK is not always a contraindication for CXL; active infection is.

Out for Blood

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

Water, Sclerals Don’t Mix

Exposure increases the chances of microbial infection.

Using CXL as ‘Bug Killer’

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

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.

Step Up To LK

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

Scleral Decentration: The Workaround

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

Go With the Flow

Corneal hysteresis may help spot glaucoma in KCN patients.

MRI Contact Lens Considerations

Material impurities may interact with magnetic fields and cause problems for practitioners and patients alike.

Pressure Cooker

Avoid sclerals in progressive glaucoma to lower risk of IOP rise.

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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