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.

FTC Finalizes Hot Button Contact Lens Rule

Prescribers will now have to document and confirm patients received their prescriptions.

IOP Changes in Scleral Wear Negligible

The increase found after lens removal was clinically and statistically insignificant.

Corneoscleral Lenses May Help Keratoplasty Patients

The devices had better visual outcomes and were well tolerated, a study shows.

Study: Deposits Don’t Create Discomfort

Asymptomatic lens wearers were actually more likely to have lipid deposition.

New Method Removes Pollutants From Contact Lenses

The polymer-on-polymer technique was equal to or better than rinsing and rubbing.

Review Highlights Safety of Artificial Tears, Rewetting Drops

Both can improve the contact lens wearing experience and ocular surface health.

Ortho-K May Pose Ocular Surface Risks

Younger patients sustained negative effects depending on the length of use.

CL Comfort Tied to Vascular Response

Non-wearers show increased blood flow velocity and vessel density.

Multifocals Improve Near and Intermediate Visual Acuity

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

Upcoming Events

July 7, 2020

AI Meets OD: How Machine Learning is Impacting Optometry and its Treatment of Digital Eyestrain and Headaches
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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