Cornea and Contact Lens Q & A

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

Fungal Frenzy

Certain species have more recently been studied for their responsiveness to nonconventional forms of therapies.
02/15/2024

Pregnant Pause

In expectant mothers, the possibility of temporary ocular changes can complicate prescribing and diagnosis.
10/11/2023

Herpes Helper

Oral antivirals are safe and resistance is low, but immunosuppressed patients may need IV versions in severe cases.
09/15/2023

Be a Pro at Boston KPro

Post-op management of this prosthesis can be boiled down to just two main components.
08/15/2023

How to Stop Hydrops

With no standard for potential contributing factors, ODs can at least look out for these observed relationships.
07/15/2023

Will Epi-on Take Off?

The challenges of crosslinking an intact cornea.
06/15/2023

Cataract Qualms

Diabetic patients, more at risk for surgery complications, can benefit from these considerations.
03/15/2023

A Reason to SMILE?

The presence of dry eye complicates a patient’s prospects for refractive surgery. Which procedure is the better option?
01/15/2023

Picking a Procedure

Previous surgeries can complicate what operation works best for patients with endothelial dysfunction.
11/15/2022

Contact Contaminators

Acanthamoeba infections can be easily combated with stringent contact lens wear and care routines.
10/15/2022

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June 19, 2024

Showcasing Inflammation and IOP Control
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