Contact Lenses

Comfort Scores Predict Lens Wear Success

On average, happy corneal GP wearers found sclerals more comfortable.

Coating Doesn’t Impede Scleral Lenses

Any changes it causes are clinically and statistically insignificant.

Myopia Control: Decisions and Discussions

Follow along with a hypothetical case to learn how to better navigate the options with patients and parents.

Epithelial Thickness Unchanged in Daily CL Wear

Corneal curvature variations were also not detected.

Big Pupils, Big Distortions for Multifocal Wearers

Research may help explain some patients’ contact lens dissatisfaction.

Lid Exfoliation Aids in Contact Lens Comfort

This treatment counteracted negative side effects associated with lens wear.

Minisclerals Pose Visual Challenges Over Time

An increase in post-lens fluid negatively influenced low-contrast visual acuity.

Contact Lenses For Myopia: Benefits Outweigh Risks

Ten years of childhood contact lens wear has a lower likelihood of MK than any risk of visual impairment.

Scleral Lenses May Curb Bacterial Growth

More than 65% of wearers had no conjunctival pathogens vs. 20% of non-lens wearers.

Daily Disposables Cause Minimal Inflammation

By contrast, both hydrogel and silicone hydrogel reusable lenses showed increased cytokine levels.

Upcoming Events

February 8, 2020

Dry Eye Colloquium—Chicago
Location: Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park
Speakers: Mark Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, and Douglas K. Devries, OD
Up to 4 CE Credits (IOA approved, COPE approval pending)

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February 9, 2020

Dry Eye Colloquium—New York
Location: The University Club of New York
Speakers: Mark Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, and Douglas K. Devries, OD
Up to 4 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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February 14-17, 2020

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Center
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO, and Leo Semes, OD, FACMO, FAAO
Up to 17 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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