Contact Lenses

Comfort Scores Predict Lens Wear Success

On average, happy corneal GP wearers found sclerals more comfortable.
01/28/2020

Coating Doesn’t Impede Scleral Lenses

Any changes it causes are clinically and statistically insignificant.
01/24/2020

Myopia Control: Decisions and Discussions

Follow along with a hypothetical case to learn how to better navigate the options with patients and parents.
01/15/2020

Epithelial Thickness Unchanged in Daily CL Wear

Corneal curvature variations were also not detected.
12/26/2019

Big Pupils, Big Distortions for Multifocal Wearers

Research may help explain some patients’ contact lens dissatisfaction.
12/23/2019

Lid Exfoliation Aids in Contact Lens Comfort

This treatment counteracted negative side effects associated with lens wear.
12/17/2019

Minisclerals Pose Visual Challenges Over Time

An increase in post-lens fluid negatively influenced low-contrast visual acuity.
12/13/2019

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.
12/10/2019

Scleral Lenses May Curb Bacterial Growth

More than 65% of wearers had no conjunctival pathogens vs. 20% of non-lens wearers.
12/04/2019

Daily Disposables Cause Minimal Inflammation

By contrast, both hydrogel and silicone hydrogel reusable lenses showed increased cytokine levels.
11/29/2019

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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