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.
01/20/2021

Hydrogen Peroxide Gets the Edge on Comfort

Multipurpose solution users didn’t experience more ocular complications; however, they did notch higher rates of discomfort.
12/28/2020

Lens Discomfort Linked to Noncompliance in Kids

Patients who wore either single vision or myopia control lenses had similar rates of adherence, study finds.
12/17/2020

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.
11/15/2020

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.
11/04/2020

CVS Launches Online CL Prescription Renewal

Members of the profession stress that these services diminish doctor-patient relationships.
10/29/2020

Sclerals Show Little Impact on IOP

Lens wear had minimal influence on central corneal thickness and anterior chamber depth.
10/09/2020

Eye Fatigue Common, Regardless of Lens Wear

More than 60% of adults struggle with this visual complaint on a weekly basis.
09/29/2020

GP Adaption Unaffected By Size or Coatings

Time, not lens diameter or lubricity, improved comfort and bulbar redness in new wearers.
09/24/2020

CL Wear Start Time Not Linked to Discomfort

Waiting to wear your lenses doesn’t necessarily improve comfort.
09/15/2020

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

Sponsored by RVL Pharmaceuticals

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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
Earn 1 LIVE COPE Credit

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March 19-20, 2021

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Spring Conference
Location: Virtual Event
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Earn 12 LIVE COPE Credits 

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