August 15, 2020


Annual Contact Lens Report

Add Multifocals to Your Myopia Toolbox

These contact lenses are proving themselves to be an excellent treatment option. Here’s what you need to know.

Are You Making the Most of the Newest Soft Lenses?

Improvements in function, comfort and design can make the wear experience better for patients.

Don’t Let the Scleral Surge Pass You By

There’s no better time than now to take advantage of the rising demand for this lens modality.

The Building Blocks for a Specialty Contact Lens Practice

There’s no better time than now to take advantage of the rising demand for this lens modality.

Practice Management

911 In the Exam Lane

Handling medical emergencies in the office can be stressful. Here’s how to be prepared.


Understanding AMD Presentations and Prognoses

These clinical pearls can help you identify at-risk patients in your practice and care for them over the long haul.



You’ve Won an Island Getaway!

Just kidding, but working in private practice is more like being on a deserted island than you might think.

Clinical Quandaries

Curtain Call

Understanding a vision loss patient’s symptoms clearly will help identify TIA.

Coding Connection

Special Rules for Special Lenses

Carriers and contract language dictate how you handle the paperwork for medically necessary contact lenses.

Cornea and Contact Lens Q & A

KCN Options: Stiff Competition

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

Diagnostic Quiz

It’s Not Your Imagination

She said she recently started “seeing spots” and losing vision. We soon learned why.

Focus on Refraction

A Little VT Goes a Long Way

This pair of cases highlights the technique’s usefulness in those patients who could never get by with lenses alone.

Glaucoma Grand Rounds

The Art of Juggling

Put your thinking cap on when determining how to best manage different patients and conditions simultaneously.


Dueling Pandemics

Will COVID-driven changes in behavior accelerate myopia development?

Retina Quiz

Don't Strain Yourself

This patient cannot remember what led to this change in his vision.

Surgical Minute

Stop the Drop?

Newer drug options are quickly making a name for themselves when it comes to post-op care.

Therapeutic Review

When to Treat Ocular Hypertension

Consider many factors, but don’t rely on any one measurement alone before you make your move.

Through My Eyes

Updates Come in Threes

Consider replacing or upgrading tests patients and doctors dislike.