Cornea and Contact Lens Q & A

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

Grab BKC by the Horns

The severity of this case requires equally aggressive action.
06/15/2020

Patient, Heal Thyself

When contact lens wear leads to limbal stem cell deficiency, you may be able to turn to autologous serum tears for help.
05/15/2020

Blood For Tears

Autologous serum drops give dry eye patients an effective treatment option.
04/15/2020

Protect Your PK Patients

Scleral lenses can improve vision for these eyes if the right precautions are taken.
03/15/2020

Fighting Flexure

Here’s how to manage reduced visual acuity sometimes associated with scleral lens wear.
02/15/2020

Sun Salutation

An alternate approach to CXL using natural light could be in the works.
01/15/2020

Iron Man in the OR

Don’t automatically rule out laser refractive surgery for patients with hemochromatosis.
12/15/2019

Proceed With Caution

Dupixent is worth prescribing to eczema patients, but be on the lookout for associated ocular surface problems and know how to react if they present.
11/15/2019

Challenge Accepted

Neurotrophic keratopathy can be difficult to manage, but ever-expanding treatment options are enhancing our ability to achieve successful results.
10/15/2019

The Risk-return Tradeoff

The pros of vaccination usually always outweigh the cons.
09/15/2019

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