Cornea and Contact Lens Q & A

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

Weigh Your Options

There are many different treatments available for corneal endothelial disease, but efficient patient selection leads to the most successful outcomes.
02/15/2021

Nuances of Neuropathy

Advances in neurobiological research and dry eye have paved the way for potentially breakthrough treatments.
01/15/2021

It’s in the Way That You Use It

Often, hypoxic corneal edema requires a change in scleral lens parameters, rather than a new modality.
12/15/2020

Heart to Heart

Concurrent keratoconus and systemic disease may, or may not, be connected.
11/15/2020

The Value of Vaccination

Shingrix is the recommended vaccine for shingles, especially for patients taking a prophylactic antiviral.
10/15/2020

More Than Meets The Eye

Even though there are no upfront contraindications, proceed with caution when transplanting from tissues with pseudoexfoliation syndrome.
09/15/2020

KCN Options: Stiff Competition

If the obvious choices don’t suit your patient, alternatives can expand your capability to manage ectasia and its consequences.
08/15/2020

Riboflavin vs. Rose Bengal

When considering photodynamic therapy, make sure to evaluate the efficacy of each photosensitizer.
07/15/2020

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

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