Contact Lenses

Limbus Helps Reduce Peripheral Swelling in CL Wearers

Study found a lower oxygen demand at the periphery of the cornea vs. the center.
07/03/2020

FTC Finalizes Hot Button Contact Lens Rule

Prescribers will now have to document and confirm patients received their prescriptions.
06/26/2020

IOP Changes in Scleral Wear Negligible

The increase found after lens removal was clinically and statistically insignificant.
06/15/2020

Corneoscleral Lenses May Help Keratoplasty Patients

The devices had better visual outcomes and were well tolerated, a study shows.
06/08/2020

Study: Deposits Don’t Create Discomfort

Asymptomatic lens wearers were actually more likely to have lipid deposition.
06/05/2020

New Method Removes Pollutants From Contact Lenses

The polymer-on-polymer technique was equal to or better than rinsing and rubbing.
06/02/2020

Review Highlights Safety of Artificial Tears, Rewetting Drops

Both can improve the contact lens wearing experience and ocular surface health.
05/22/2020

Ortho-K May Pose Ocular Surface Risks

Younger patients sustained negative effects depending on the length of use.
05/12/2020

CL Comfort Tied to Vascular Response

Non-wearers show increased blood flow velocity and vessel density.
05/01/2020

Multifocals Improve Near and Intermediate Visual Acuity

This modality could play a role in presbyopic correction for eyes with monofocal IOL implants.
04/27/2020

Upcoming Events

July 7, 2020

AI Meets OD: How Machine Learning is Impacting Optometry and its Treatment of Digital Eyestrain and Headaches
Location:
Virtual Event
8:00 PM EDT
Speakers:  Timothy D. Fries, OD, MBA; Carol B. Nelson, MD; Aric Plumley

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July 15, 2020

Enhancing Vision: Tips and Tricks with Torics
Location: Virtual Event 
Speaker: Chandra Mickles OD, MS, FAAO, FSLS
8:00pm-9:00pm EDT
Earn 1 LIVE COPE Credit

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August 29, 2020

Dry Eye Colloquium—Costa Mesa
Location: Avenue of the Arts Costa Mesa, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
Speakers: Mark Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, and Douglas K. Devries, OD
Up to 4 CE Credits (COPE approved)

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