Cornea and Contact Lens Q & A

Experts address questions on anterior segment disease care and contact lens fitting. Edited by Joseph P. Shovlin, OD.

A Growing Concern

New data shows that multifocal contact lenses may help to curtail myopia progression. But at what age should it be considered?
08/15/2017

Contain That Ulcer

It’s an emergency when a Pseudomonas ulcer involves the limbus, and prompt treatment is crucial to keep it from reaching the sclera.
01/15/2017

Adenoviral Dominos

When doctor becomes patient, how do we mitigate infectious interactions?
10/15/2016

Getting Back in Shape

Practitioners faced with lens flexure should take note of how to solve the problem.
08/15/2016

Multifocal IOL in a Fuchs’ Patient?

Are these devices suited for patients with compromised endothelial function? Experts weigh in.
06/15/2016

Sweeping Away the Doubt

An expert sheds light on the potential role of swept-source OCT technology in corneal imaging.
05/15/2016

What’s That Gut to Do With It?

When treating a patient with ocular rosacea, consider this unusual connection.
04/15/2016

Scraping By

Let’s consider when corneal debridement is a good option.
03/15/2016

Dry Eye Debacle

A pediatric patient presented with a mysterious case of ocular surface disease. What is the reason?
02/15/2016

Which Lens for KCN?

Despite their recent resurgence, scleral lenses may not always be the best choice. The tried-and-true corneal GP might be better.
01/15/2016

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