Contact Lenses

Delay of Final Contact Lens Rule Requested by Congress

The two-month window may offer ODs more time to get their EHRs up-to-date to comply with the bill’s requirements.

Hydrogen Peroxide Gets the Edge on Comfort

Multipurpose solution users didn’t experience more ocular complications; however, they did notch higher rates of discomfort.

Lens Discomfort Linked to Noncompliance in Kids

Patients who wore either single vision or myopia control lenses had similar rates of adherence, study finds.

How to Add Ortho-K to Your Toolkit

This valuable service may require thorough education but will provide enormous benefits to your patients and practice.

Placebo Effect Implicated in CL Discomfort

Patients masked to the fact they were wearing their regular monthly lens instead of a daily disposable reported significant improvements at one month.

CVS Launches Online CL Prescription Renewal

Members of the profession stress that these services diminish doctor-patient relationships.

Sclerals Show Little Impact on IOP

Lens wear had minimal influence on central corneal thickness and anterior chamber depth.

Eye Fatigue Common, Regardless of Lens Wear

More than 60% of adults struggle with this visual complaint on a weekly basis.

GP Adaption Unaffected By Size or Coatings

Time, not lens diameter or lubricity, improved comfort and bulbar redness in new wearers.

CL Wear Start Time Not Linked to Discomfort

Waiting to wear your lenses doesn’t necessarily improve comfort.

Upcoming Events

January 28, 2021

Ptosis or a Different Diagnosis: Asking the Right Questions Before Treatment
Speakers: Kelly A. Malloy, OD, FAAO, and Susan A. Resnick, OD, FAAO, FSLS
8:00pm EST

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February 24, 2021

Sports Vision Training - See Faster, Play Faster
Location: Virtual Event
Speaker: Jennifer L. Stewart, OD
8:00pm EST
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New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Spring Conference
Location: Virtual Event
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
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