Cornea and Contact Lens Q & A

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

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

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

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