Cornea and Contact Lens Q & A

Experts address questions on anterior segment disease care and contact lens fitting. Edited by Joseph P. Shovlin, OD.

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

KCN Options: Stiff Competition

If the obvious choices don’t suit your patient, alternatives can expand your capability to manage ectasia and its consequences.
08/15/2020

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

Protect Your PK Patients

Scleral lenses can improve vision for these eyes if the right precautions are taken.
03/15/2020

Fighting Flexure

Here’s how to manage reduced visual acuity sometimes associated with scleral lens wear.
02/15/2020

Sun Salutation

An alternate approach to CXL using natural light could be in the works.
01/15/2020

Iron Man in the OR

Don’t automatically rule out laser refractive surgery for patients with hemochromatosis.
12/15/2019

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