Cornea and Contact Lens Q & A

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

Trouble with Thygeson’s

Management for these cases can be quick if done right. However, an exact cause for the disease is still elusive.
04/15/2018

Scleral Battle: Oblate vs. Prolate

Some doctors prefer to use one scleral lens design over the other. Here’s why.
03/15/2018

Don’t Stress

Endothelial blebs be a sign of a problematic scleral lens fit. Here’s what you should do to avoid them.
02/15/2018

Heroes and Shields

Because VKC occurs mostly in children, swift, aggressive treatment is crucial.
01/15/2018

Blood Omen

Patients with polycythemia vera should be given special consideration prior to considering corneal refractive surgery.
12/15/2017

The Role of Toric Peripheries

They provide one last refinement to the fit, improving comfort and vision.
11/15/2017

A Sector-Specific Approach

This option can give practitioners more control when fitting sclerals–and improve some patients’ success.
10/15/2017

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

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